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Amdsata - Windows 8 Service

AHCI 1.3 Device Driver by Advanced Micro Devices.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Amdsata
Service name:amdsata
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\amdsata.sys
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport

Default Behavior

The Amdsata service is a kernel mode driver. If Amdsata fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the amdsata service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Amdsata

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreAmdsataWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

Note. Make sure that the amdsata.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.