Detailed Instructions for installing the Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Driver on a fresh hard drive ===================================================================================================== 1. Copy the contents of this archive onto a floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive onto the root. 2. Insert your Microsoft Windows XP Bootable CD and your floppy disk or USB flash drive. (If you haev a CD or DVD, you will have to insert after step 6 be;pw) 3. Power on your computer and press F12 to display the boot menu. 4. Choose the option to boot from the CD/DVD drive. 5. For Windows XP or later operating systems: - At the beginning of the operating system installation, press F6 to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver. - When prompted, select 'S' to Specify Additional Device. - Continue to step 7. 6. For Windows Vista: - During the operating system installation, after selecting the location to install Vista, click Load Driver to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver. - Continue to step 5. 7. When prompted, insert the media (floppy, CD/DVD or USB) you created in step 2 and press Enter. 8. At this point you should be presented with a selection for one of the following depending on your hardware version and configuration: - Intel(R) 82801IR/IO SATA RAID Controller (Desktop ICH9R) - Intel(R) 82801IR/IO SATA AHCI Controller (Desktop ICH9R) - Intel(R) 82801HEM SATA RAID Controller (Mobile ICH8M-E) - Intel(R) 82801HEM SATA AHCI Controller (Mobile ICH8M-E) - Intel(R) 82801HBM SATA AHCI Controller (Mobile ICH8M) - Intel(R) 82801HR/HH/HO SATA RAID Controller (Desktop ICH8R) - Intel(R) 82801HR/HH/HO SATA AHCI Controller (Desktop ICH8R) - Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA RAID Controller (Workstation ESB2) - Intel(R) 82801GHM SATA RAID Controller (Mobile ICH7RM) - Intel(R) 82801GBM SATA AHCI Controller (Mobile ICH7M) - Intel(R) 82801GR/GH SATA RAID Controller (Desktop ICH7R/DH) - Intel(R) 82801GR/GH SATA AHCI Controller (Desktop ICH7R/DH) 9. Highlight - Intel(R) 82801HEM SATA AHCI Controller (Mobile ICH8M-E) hardware in your system and press Enter. 10. 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.Download Driver Pack
After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.
Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).
If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.
Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.
Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.
Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.
From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.
Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.
Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.
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