Driver Details

Windows Server 2012 64 Bit Driver for Dell PowerEdge Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD.

Windows Server 2012 64 Bit Driver for Dell PowerEdge Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD.

Fixes & Enhancements

-Fixes:
NA

-Enhancement:
1. Added support for new Dell PowerEdge Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSDs.
2. Support for NVMe 1.2 specification updates.
3. Re-synced with the Open Fabrics Alliance (OFA) open source NVMe driver repository

Version

Version 2.0.8.1611, A08

Category

Solid State Storage

Release date

01 Aug 2017

Last Updated

01 Aug 2017

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:Express-Flash-PCIe-SSD_Driver_CT7C5_WN64_2.0.8.1611_A08.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 9 MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages in native Microsoft Windows 64-bit format do not require that Microsoft WOW64 be installed on the Microsoft Windows Server.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
19ff6605896f5c6a46eebae3f76ddeb0
SHA1:
5ea5b4f0e851f0bd5654d3dbf50753d40ffa802a
SHA-256:
dc3e8d07a702036005cd3378ce00fed66533fe369a1b2402c0995e7d1da168ed
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Express-Flash-PCIe-SSD_Driver_CT7C5_WN32_2.0.8.1611_A08.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6 MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
73a1187952f6d0d653972bd62d5f2611
SHA1:
3c6e4b3282f86c86b303b4cc32cb954a7dbe91f0
SHA-256:
8f4e9d56b4c75ea113f9b0c8281f4f9d7bcea49f7bdc967b0ae002af68471f18
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Express-Flash-PCIe-SSD_Driver_CT7C5_W2K12_2.0.8.1611_A08.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6 KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
fc82715f752d2d58cfb07244a1d856a4
SHA1:
a6baf7945ba97d0bbaa48597539181cb9e78ed8f
SHA-256:
9aabf7f9a3087e7cff692818057872b4322aec903191ebe74e739e29b855c27b
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Express-Flash-PCIe-SSD_Driver_CT7C5_W2K12_2.0.8.1611_A08_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 180 KB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
32d6d4c40ea224ae039afc7be97a6543
SHA1:
42ae6e1e9ff879d3619e292ae1c6785d991ddd59
SHA-256:
2e0706e147acc9c90bb0f005b6c995bac76c3d67c5e93603da31d6b9d4bc6164

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions
1.4.8.3,A07 14 Sep 20168:32:41 PM
1.4.8.1,A06 23 Jun 20162:12:35 PM
1.4.6.27,A05 14 Sep 20156:23:05 PM
1.4.6.24,A04 24 Jun 20153:28:08 PM
1.4.6.22,A02 11 Mar 201510:23:46 PM
Applies to
Dell Express Flash NVMe 1.6TB 2.5 SFF U.2 (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe 1.6TB HHHL AIC (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe 3.2TB 2.5 SFF U.2 (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe 3.2TB HHHL AIC (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe 6.4TB 2.5 SFF U.2 (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe 6.4TB HHHL AIC (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe 800GB 2.5 SFF U.2 (PM1725a)
Dell Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD 1.6TB-MLC
Dell Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD 400GB-MLC
Dell Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD 800GB-MLC
Dell Express Flash NVMe PM1725 1.6TB PCIe SSD Adapter by Samsung
Dell Express Flash NVMe PM1725 1.6TB PCIe SSD Controller
Dell Express Flash NVMe PM1725 3.2TB PCIe SSD Adapter by Samsung
Dell Express Flash NVMe PM1725 3.2TB PCIe SSD Controller by Samsung
Dell Express Flash NVMe PM1725 6.4TB PCIe SSD Adapter by Samsung
Dell Express Flash NVMe PM1725 800GB PCIe SSD Controller
Dell Express Flash NVMe SM1715 1.6 TB PCIe SSD Controller
Dell Express Flash NVMe SM1715 1.6TB PCIe SSD Adapter by Samsung
Dell Express Flash NVMe SM1715 3.2TB PCIe SSD Adapter by Samsung
Dell Express Flash NVMe SM1715 3.2TB PCIe SSD Controller
Dell Express Flash NVMe SM1715 800GB PCIe SSD Controller
SWB, DRVR, PCIESSD3.0, W2K12
Installation instructions
installing Driver for a new PCIe SSD device
----------------------------------------------------
Perform the following steps to configure the driver when you add the controller to a system that already has Windows installed.

1. Install the new PCIe SSD device in the system. Refer to User's Guide for detailed installation instructions.
2. The Windows operating system should detect the new device and display a message to inform the user.
3. The Found New Hardware Wizard screen pops up and displays the detected hardware device.
4. Click on "Next".
5. On the Locate device driver screen, select "Search" for a suitable driver for my device and click Next.
6. Insert the appropriate driver media and select that device on the Locate Driver Files screen.
7. Click Next.
8. The wizard detects and installs the appropriate device driver for the new PCIe SSD device.
9. Click Finish to complete the installation.

Updating the Driver for existing PCIe SSD Devices
------------------------------------------------------------
Perform the following steps to update the Windows driver for a device already installed on your system.

NOTE: It is important that you idle your system before you update the driver.

1. Press Start > Control Panel > System and Security.
2. Select Device Manager under the System option.
3. Double-click the entry to expand Storage Controllers. Alternatively, you can click on the plus symbol next to the Storage controllers.
4. Double-click on the Dell Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD for which you want to update the driver.
5. Click on the Driver tab and click on Update Driver.
6. Select Browse my computer for driver software.
7. Select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
8. Select Have Disk.
9. Follow the steps in the wizard and browse to the location of the driver files.
10.Select the driver.
11.Click OK to exit the wizard.
12.Click Next.
13.Restart the system for the changes to take effect.

Driver Update using Dell Update Package (DUP)
---------------------------------------------------------
A Dell Update Package (DUP) is a self-contained executable in a standard Dell package format and each Update Package is designed to update a single component on your system.

To ensure that you have the current version of the driver, download the latest DUP from support.dell.com.

Driver Update
-----------------
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Silent Driver Update
------------------------
Execute the DUP from the command line (or script) as follow:
> Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_DRVR_....exe /s /l= /r
Where: /s Executes the update silently without user intervention.
/r Reboots the system, if required, after performing the update.
/l= Appends logged messages to a specified ASCII file; creates a new file if one does not exist.

For more command line options type
> Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_DRVR_....exe /?
or consult the "Dell Update Package User's Guide".
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