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Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver
This package provides the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and is supported on Inspiron, Vostro Notebook and XPS Notebook models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, VISTA and Windows 7.
Release Date 3/7/2011
Importance: Recommended
Version: 10.1.2.1004,A01

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File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

R296901.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 10MB

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Description

This package provides the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and is supported on Inspiron, Vostro Notebook and XPS Notebook models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, VISTA and Windows 7.

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).

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 14Z 5423
XPS 15 (L502X, Early 2011)
XPS 15Z (L511Z, Mid 2011)
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • Rapid Storage Technology

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancement - Enhanced Driver power management stability. - Enhanced WHQL - Intel RST 10.1 hot fix PV release.

Installation instructions

            
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or 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.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop 
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\8D90T". (Where '8D90T' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\8D90T" (where '8D90T' isthe name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            
        

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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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