Driver Details

Microsoft Storport Version

Important updates to Microsoft Storport

Fixes & Enhancements

Not Applicable


Version NA, A00



Release date

11 Jun 2013

Last Updated

12 Jun 2013


Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Storport_readme.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4 KB
Format Description:This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 x64
Installation instructions
1. Download the zip file from the MS link provided on the email
2. Extract the content of the zip file to a known directory using the password
3. Double click on the *.exe file that was extracted and follow on screen
instructions to install the driver.
4. The hotfix will not be active until the system restarts."
Important Information
For best storage controller performance and reliability, it is strongly urged that customers upgrade to the version of storport.sys listed in the attached document. Dell currently tests with and ships factory-installed OSes with this version, and this is the minimum version of the Storport.sys driver that addresses/mitigates all known issues.
CAUTION: As with any software/driver upgrade, ensure that the system is properly backed up before applying."
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Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.