Driver Details

M-Systems HS 256M USB Memory Key Utility

This package provides the M-Systems HS 256M USB Memory Key Utility and is supported on the Latitude, Precision, Dimension, Inspiron, XPS Notebook and OptiPlex models that are running the following Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP and Red Hat - Enterprise Linux 3.

Fixes & Enhancements


Version V, A02


Removable Storage

Release date

25 Oct 2005

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R88786.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 749KB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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Supported Operating Systems

Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Windows 2000
Windows XP

Applies to

HS 256M USB Memory Key

Installation instructions

Follow these steps to download the file:
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. 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.
4. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
5. Select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
6. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Follow the following instruction to install:
1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R88786.EXE.
2. A window will pop-up, click continue.
3. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R88786. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. Setup.exe) file can be found later.
4. Window will appear requesting to create a new folder C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R88786, click "Yes".
5. The files should extract successfully. Click "Ok" to close the window.
6. Window should open containing the bootability tool. Double click on utility icon.
7. The tool should start, insert the device and click Start to format and make bootable.

Important Information

1. Must have system BIOS support for USB bootability.
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