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Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver for Windows 7 (64-bit) - ThinkPad Edge E420, Edge E520

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

This package installs the software (Intel AHCI driver) to enable the following device.

  • Intel(R) ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI Controller


  • 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.


Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating System
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed


Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Edge E420, Edge E520


Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit


Summary of Changes


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


  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad Edge E420 and ThinkPad Edge E520.


Installation Instructions


  • 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 directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute Setup_chk.exe with silent.ini option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Setup_chk.exe silent.ini


Determining which version is installed

[Windows 7]

  1. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Security, then click System.
  3. Click Device Manager.
  4. Click the + sign in front of the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers.
  5. Double-click Intel(R) ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI Controller.
  6. Click the Driver tab. Then you will see the Driver Version.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-74273, MIGR-74273-KR
  • Document ID:DS013651
  • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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