Driver Details

Intel Rapid Storage Technology 9.5, v., A00


Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release


Version, A00


Serial ATA

Release date

08 Jan 2010

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R245418.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 417 KB
Format 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.
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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
iaStor.sys, and

* Note: For Windows 7 you can use a floppy, CD/DVD or USB.

3. For Windows 7:

- During the operating system installation, after selecting the
location to install Windows 7, click Load Driver to install a third
party SCSI or RAID driver.

- Continue to step 4.

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

5. 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

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

7. 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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