Driver Details

Intel Rapid Storage Technology (Pre-OS Install) Driver

This package provides the Intel Rapid Storage Technology (Pre-OS Install) Driver and is supported on Latitude, OptiPlex and Precision that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista (32-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit).

Version

  • Version 9.6.0.1014, A04

Applies to

Rapid Storage Technology (Pre-OS Install);

Date

Release date
18 Apr 2012
Last Updated
21 Mar 2014

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:Intel_Rapid-Storage-Technolo_A04_R264761.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 394KB
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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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Fixed randomly failing or degrading RAID volumes which was an issue found in Intel Matrix Storage Manager version 8.9

Enhancements
- Enhanced TRIM support on supported Solid State Drives which optimizes write operations, helps devices reduce wear, and maintains unused storage area running Microsoft Windows 7

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download

1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop.
2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\WFT09". (Where 'WFT09' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (i.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\WFT09" (where 'WFT09' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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