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Dell SAS RAID Storage Manager, v.2.16, A05
Dell SAS RAID Storage Manager v 2.16
Release Date 12/6/2007
Importance: Recommended
Version: 2.16,A05

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Dell SAS RAID Storage Manager v 2.16

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).


Precision 390
Precision 490 Desktop
Precision 690
Precision T3400
Precision T5400
Precision T7400
Operating Systems
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows Vista 64-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • SAS RAID Storage Manager

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Added support for PERC 6/i Adapter and SAS 6/iR controllers. 2. Added support for Microsoft Vista 3. Pop-up alerts when drives connected to SAS 6/iR are removed.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R163453.EXE: 


1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP 
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In: 
window appears. 
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to 
select Desktop and click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close.  The file 
icon appears on your desktop.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R163453.EXE.
2. Click 'Continue'
3.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R163453. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. Setup.exe) file can be found later.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, the Self-Extractor will indicate that all files were successfully unzipped.
6. Click 'OK' to close the file extractor.  


1. Locate the folder into which the contents were extracted in Step 3 above.
2. Find setup.exe in the folder /DISK1
3.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

Instructions for README_WINDOWS_CPG.txt:

1) Click Download now.
   The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
   The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
   A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
   The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.            


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