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      Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit) - Notebook

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      README for Intel SATA Controller AHCI Driver for Windows
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      Windows 8 (64-bit)
      Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
      11.7.0.1013
      11/13/2013

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

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

       

      Contents
      Supported Systems
      Supported Operating Systems
      Summary of changes
      Installation instructions
      Determining which version is installed

       

      Supported Systems
      • Lenovo B480, B490, B580, B590
      • Lenovo E49
      • Lenovo M490
      • Lenovo V480, V480c, V480s, V580, V580c
      • ThinkPad Edge E330, Edge L330
      • Zhaoyang K29, K49, E49
      Supported Operating Systems
      • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
      • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
      Summary of Changes

      Where:

      • < > Version number
      • [Important] Important update
      • (New) New function or enhancement
      • (Fix) Correction to existing function

      Version 11.7.0.1013

      • (New) Added support for Windows 8.1 64-bit.
      • (Fix) Fixed a solid issue that ODD Power state can't "Awake" when pressing Eject button after S4.

      Version 11.6.0.1030

      • (Fix) Fixed an issue where is related to Windows OA3 Activation.

      Version 11.5.0.1207

      • (New) Initial release for Windows 8 64-bit.

      Note:
      Please refer to the README file in the attachment table for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

      Installation Instructions

      Note:

      • 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.

      [Windows 8 64bit]

      To update the driver, follow the instructions below:

      1. Start Windows win8 and logon with administrative privileges.
      2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
      3. Click System and Maintenance, then click System.
      4. Click Device Manager.
      5. Expand the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers category.
      6. Right-click
        "Intel(R) 5 Series 4 Port SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) 5 Series 6 Port SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) 5 Series/3400 Series SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) 7 Series 4 Port SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) 7 Series 6 Port SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) Desktop/Workstation/Server Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) ICH10D/DO SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) ICH10R SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) ICH7M/MDH SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) ICH7R/DH SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Intel(R) ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI Controller" or
        "Inter(R) Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller" and then select Update Driver Software...
      7. Click Browse my computer for driver software.
      8. Click Browse..., then select the driver location and then click Next.
      9. Click Close when the installation has completed.
      10. Click Yes to restart the computer.
      Determining which version is installed
      1. Press Win+X.
      2. Press M to open Device Manager.
      3. At the popup window left, click Device.
      4. Double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers category.
      5. Double-click Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller.
      6. Click the Driver tab.
      7. Check Driver Version.

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      • Document ID:DS031808
      • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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