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Intel Rapid Storage Technology 9.5, v., A00
Release Date 1/8/2010
Importance: Recommended

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File Size: 417KB

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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).

Important Information

For per-installation using F6 method only: 1. Double click the Release exe file(RXXXXXX.exe) to extract all driver files from the installation package. 2. Create a floppy* containing the following files in the root directory: iaAhci.inf,, iaStor.inf,, iaStor.sys, and TxtSetup.oem. * Note: For Windows 7 you can use a floppy, CD/DVD or USB. 3. For Windows 7: - During the operating system installation, after selecting the location to install Windows 7, click Load Driver to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver. - Continue to step 4. 4. When prompted, insert the media (floppy, CD/DVD or USB) you created in step 2 and press Enter. 5. At this point you should be presented with a selection for one of the controllers listed in the Overview (Section 1) of this document depending on your hardware version and configuration. 6. Highlight the selection that is appropriate for the hardware in your system and press Enter. 7. Press Enter again to continue. Leave the floppy disk in the system until the next reboot as the software will need to be copied from the floppy disk again when setup is copying files.


Studio XPS 8100
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 64-bit

Applies to

  • Rapid Storage Technology 9.5

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