Re: Intel 82801ER SATA RAID Controller Vista Compatibility
I had a tough time with the controller too. I never did get it to
work(It me fits with my Wester Digital Raptor 16k cache drives). I
ended up using the Onboard SIL3112 SATA controller, to install a fresh
copy. One thing to keep in mind is that for Windows to install and not
give you a message that "Windows cannot find a suitable system volume
for installation" message, the drive you are installing to must be the
first drive. I found this out after pulling my hair out, trying to get
Once I finally did get it installed, I was able to get the Intel
drivers loaded, using the Intel Intel« Matrix Storage Manager install.
The software would fail on install, however, the drivers would install
and have been working fine. I don't know what version these are, as
I'm no on my Vista machine, at the moment. I don't know if this was
the best way to go, but it's working.
On Jan 31, 12:06 am, ChronoT52 <Chrono...@discussions.microsoft.com>
> I have updated the drivers for theIntel82801ERSATA RAID Controller to
> 126.96.36.1995. I simply cannot get Vista Ultimate to install- it keeps telling
> me that the drivers are incompatible. From what I can tell, people usingthe
> beta versions and RC1 could get it to work, but here in the final retail
> version I cannot get it to work. Anybody else having this problem?
> I do not want to risk a clean install as I don't want to end up with a
> If it matters, I'm using a basically stock Dell XPS Gen 2.