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Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver for Windows 7 (64-bit) - ThinkPad T431s

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Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver
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Windows 7 (64-bit)
11.2.0.1006
3/28/2013
README for Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver
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Windows 7 (64-bit)
11.2.0.1006
3/28/2013

This package installs the software (Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver) to enable the following device.

Device name
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Standard SATA AHCI Controller

Device name in the Device Manager
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Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support which devices.

If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

 

Contents
Supported System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Notes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported System
  • ThinkPad T431s
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 11.2.0.1006

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T431s.

 

Notes
  • This software can work correctly on Lenovo computers listed above.
  • If you use the Product Recovery function shipped with your computer to restore the Windows preload environment, you do not need this package. This package is required when you install Windows Operating Systems without the Product Recovery function.

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click / double-tap it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the Select Destination Location window, select Next. If you would like to select a different folder, select Browse.
  6. In the Ready to Install window, select Install. The file will begin to be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Select Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then select Properties.
  3. At the left pane, select Device Manager.
  4. Double-click/double-tap the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers category.
  5. Double-click/double-tap either of the following devices; Standard SATA AHCI Controller Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller
  6. Select the Driver tab, then select Update Driver...
  7. Select Browse my computer for driver software.
  8. Select Browse..., then point to driver location specified in step 9.
  9. Make sure the checkbox next to "Include subfolders" is checked and select Next.
  10. Select Close when the installation has completed.
  11. Select Yes to restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Select Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then select Properties.
  3. At the left pane, select Device Manager.
  4. Double-click/double-tap the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers category.
  5. Double-click/double-tap Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller.
  6. Select the Driver tab.
  7. Check the Driver Version.

 

 


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  • Document ID:DS034693
  • Last Updated :23/06/2014
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