Driver Details


W2k3 driver for the embedded IDE drives on the PE650. Driver greatly increases performance over standard Microsoft driver when loaded at installation.

Fixes & Enhancements

Addresses unattended installation issue seen with Windows 2003. No changes to the driver file


Version, A02



Release date

21 Sep 2004

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:w2k3_a02.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 161KB
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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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:w2k3_a02.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2KB
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Other versions,A01 22 May 20033:40:54 PM

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Applies to


Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for w2k3_a02.exe:

Custom Instructions for si680a_w2k_a01.exe:

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement.
3. 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.

To update an existing installation
1. Right click on 'My Computer' and select 'Properties'. Under the 'System Properties' section, click on 'Hardware' tab, and then on 'Device Manager' click 'SCSI and RAID Controller' and right click ' Silicon Image SiI 0680 ATA/133 Controller'.

2. Click 'Driver' ,'Update Driver' and select 'Search for a suitable driver for my device[Recommended]'. Insert the driver diskette into floppy drive. Click 'Next' and complete the driver installation.

3. System will go through the enumeration process and install the driver.
At the end of the process, click 'Yes' to reboot your system when necessary.

Custom Instructions for w2k3_a02.txt:


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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
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