Dell Cluster Disk Timeout Fix Tool, A01

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (with no service pack) will overwrite the Disk TimeOutValue set for Fibre Channel storage to 20 seconds. This utility resets the value to 60 or 90 or 45 seconds as required by the storage system type.

Fixes & Enhancements

This release of the utility adds support for Windows 2003 Server clusters using SCSI based DELL PowerVault storage enclosures (DELL PV220S etc).


Version A01, A01



Release date

26 Sep 2003

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:clusdiskfix.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 147 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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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2003
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for clusdiskfix.EXE:

1. Click Download Now, to download the file.
2. At the Export Compliance Disclaimer window, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, 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 select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
5. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file name icon appears on your desktop.

1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled clusdiskfix.EXE. The Self-Extractor window appears.
2. Click OK or Continue.
The Self-Extracting Driver Installation window appears and prompts to
extract files to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R66424.
3. Leave all of the default settings and click Unzip or OK. If the directory doesn't exist, you'll be prompted to create one. Click Yes. A Self Extractor window appears and indicates C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R66424 files were extracted.
4. Click OK.
Follow the on-screen opened README file for instructions to run the utility.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.