Driver Details

Adaptec CERC SATA1.5/6ch, v.1.0, A01

Adaptec Filter Driver Removal Tool for upgradation from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 Operating System.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release


Version 1.0, A01


Serial ATA

Release date

13 Feb 2008

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Filter_Driver_Removal_Tool.msi
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 580 KB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
CERC SATA1.5/6ch
INFO, PWS470, C3, SATA, R0, 3 HDD
Installation instructions
Instructions for Filter_Driver_Removal_Tool.msi

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

1)Download and save the file "Filter Driver Removal Tool.msi" to your hard drive.
2)Double click on the downloaded file. The installer will start. Click “Next” when prompted.
3)The utility will scan your system for the presence of the filter driver and will display a message with the results.
4)If the Filter Driver is present, the utility will ask for user confirmation before removing the driver.
5)If the Filter Driver is not present then the utility will display a message stating that the driver is not present.
6)When the utility has completed its tasks, click “Finish” to exit.

Important Information
This tool is meant only for the removal of the afamgt.sys filter driver from a Windows 2003 system if the upgrade to Windows Server 2008 fails because of this filter driver. It is not intended for any other use.

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