Description:Intel(R) RAID Controller
File Size:201.2 kiB (206045 bytes)
Hardware Category:
Operating Systems:Windows Server 2003 (32bit)
Supported RAID Controllers
This download supports Intel(R) RAID controllers using SAS software stack (SRCSAS18E,
that this utility has been tested with the RAID card you have chosen to use by
checking the drivers web page for your controller at

Package Information
Driver Version =
OS supported = Windows* 2003 and Windows* 2000

Installation Instructions
This updated driver can be applied using the normal OS installation options.
Extract package contents to a user specified location such as = a:\

Below requirement is specific for the Intel(R) 5000 Series Chipset Baseboard 
The use of a USB Floppy drive is required to complete the successful loading of the
RAID drivers. Currently there is no Floppy drive controller on the baseboard, a USB
Floppy drive is required to be purchased. For a list of validated USB floppy drives,
please check the Tested Hardware and Operating System List for the platform you are
using at 

If the use of a USB floppy drive cannot be achieved, Microsoft* has specific
instructions on how to embed the driver into the installation media. Please check for more information. 

A) This procedure installs the Intel RAID device driver on a new Windows* 2003
system. Windows 2003 automatically adds the driver to the registry and copies the
driver to the appropriate directory.

1. Start the Windows installation by booting from the Windows CD-ROM.
The system BIOS must support booting from a CD-ROM. BIOS settings might require
changes to allow CD-ROM booting. See your system documentation.

2. Press  when the screen displays: "Press F6 if you need..."

Note: You must press  for the system to recognize the new driver.

3. Choose  to specify an additional device when the screen displays: "Setup could not
determine the type of one or more mass storage devices..."
Note: If this screen is not displayed as the first user input, then pressing  was not
seen by the setup program. Reboot the system, and return to step 2.

4. The system prompts for the manufacturer-supplied hardware support disk. Insert the
driver diskette containing the Windows 2003 device driver, and press .

5. Select the Windows device driver from the menu by highlighting it and press .

6. Press  again to proceed.

7. Return to the Windows Setup screen.

8. Windows displays a "Welcome to Setup" window. 

9. Press  to proceed.

10. Follow the Microsoft Windows installation procedure to continue the OS

B) Existing Windows System Driver Installation:
This procedure installs or updates the Intel RAID device driver on an existing
Windows 2003 system.

1. Boot Windows.  The Found New Hardware Wizard begins. 

2. Click the Next button.

3. Insert the driver diskette into the A:\ drive.

4. Click the Search for a Suitable Driver... button and click Next.

5. Click the Next button.

6. Check the Specify Location box, uncheck all other boxes, and click the Next

7. Type A:\ and click the OK button.

8. Click the Next button on the Driver Files Search Results window.

9. Click the Finish button to complete the driver installation.

10. Repeat this process for all the controllers on your system.
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