Driver Details

Intel Matrix Storage Manager - Desktop, v.8.9.0.1023, A00

Intel Matrix Storage Manager Vista/Win7 64bit Driver (for pre-installation using the F6 method only)

Version

Version 8.9.0.1023, A00

Compatibility

Systems
Operating Systems
  • MS Windows 7 64-bit
  • MS Windows Vista 64-bit

Applies to

Matrix Storage Manager - Desktop;

Date

Release date
9/8/2009
Last Updated
11/3/2011

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).

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R230360.exe
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File Size: 352KB
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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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, iaAhci.cat,
iaStor.inf, iaStor.cat,
iaStor.sys, and
TxtSetup.oem.

* Note: For Windows Vista you can use a floppy, CD/DVD or USB.

3. For Windows XP or later operating systems:

- At the beginning of the operating system installation,
press F6 to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver.

- When prompted, select 'S' to Specify Additional Device.

- Continue to step 5.

4. For Windows Vista:

- During the operating system installation, after selecting the
location to install Vista, click Load Driver to install a third
party SCSI or RAID driver.

- Continue to step 5.

5. When prompted, insert the media (floppy, CD/DVD
or USB) you created in step 2 and press Enter.

6. 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.

7. Highlight the selection that is appropriate for the
hardware in your system and press Enter.

8. 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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R230360.exe:

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, iaAhci.cat,
iaStor.inf, iaStor.cat,
iaStor.sys, and
TxtSetup.oem.

* Note: For Windows Vista you can use a floppy, CD/DVD or USB.

3. For Windows XP or later operating systems:

- At the beginning of the operating system installation,
press F6 to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver.

- When prompted, select 'S' to Specify Additional Device.

- Continue to step 5.

4. For Windows Vista:

- During the operating system installation, after selecting the
location to install Vista, click Load Driver to install a third
party SCSI or RAID driver.

- Continue to step 5.

5. When prompted, insert the media (floppy, CD/DVD
or USB) you created in step 2 and press Enter.

6. 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.

7. Highlight the selection that is appropriate for the
hardware in your system and press Enter.

8. 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.

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