PIIX IDE driver for Windows NT – ThinkPad General

NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedDownload
English - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE driver for Windows NT
uttpfide.exe
288 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
English - README for version 1.07 - PIIX IDE driver for Windows NT
uttpfide.txt
5.68 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Danish - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
dkntide.exe
278.14 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Finnish - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
fintide.exe
278.44 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
French - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
frntide.exe
279.94 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
German - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
grntide.exe
278.04 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Itialian - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
itntide.exe
278.26 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Japanese - version 1.04 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT
ituy03.exe
136.76 KB
Windows NT1.04 25 Jul 2000 Download
Japanese - README for version 1.04 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT
ituy03.txt
8.35 KB
Windows NT1.04 25 Jul 2000 Download
Dutch - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
nentide.exe
278.59 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Norwegian - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
nontide.exe
277.1 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Spanish - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
spntide.exe
278.57 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download
Swedish - version 1.07 - PIIX IDE Driver for Windows NT [PFTW]
svntide.exe
277.79 KB
Windows NT1.07 25 Jul 2000 Download

This package provides the IDE driver for Windows NT users.

This package enables or updates the IDE driver of the following ThinkPad computers:
- ThinkPad 365X, 365XD
- ThinkPad 560X, 560Z
- ThinkPad 570, 570E
- ThinkPad 600, 600E, 600X
- ThinkPad 760E, 760ED, 760EL, 760ELD
- ThinkPad 760XD, 760XL
- ThinkPad 765D, 765L
- ThinkPad 770, 770E, 770ED, 770X, 770Z
- ThinkPad A20m, A20p, A21m, A21p
- ThinkPad A22e Pentium Models only
- ThinkPad A22m, A22p(*1)
- ThinkPad T20, T21, T22(*1)
- ThinkPad X20, X21(*1)

Notes:
- *1 Supports only Windows NT 4.0
- The IDE driver was previously included with the ThinkPad Utility diskette, version 4.10 and before.
- Drivers in different languages may not be the same version (check the following file descriptions). The English version will work in all countries, and can be substituted if the version for your language is not the same as the English version.

 

Note: This driver will now automatically extract to your hard disk drive. It will only extract under Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, and Windows 2000.

This Additional Information field contains the following sections
I. Summary of changes
II. Installation instructions for Windows NT 4.0
III. Installation instructions for Windows NT 3.51
IV. Determining which version is installed

I. Summary of changes
version 1.00
-(New) IDE driver is regrouped.
-(New) Support for new models.
version 1.01
-(New) Over 8GB HDD is supported.
version 1.03
-(Fix) PIIXIDE2.SYS: Error occurs while copying data to Selecta Dock III hard disk drive.
-(Fix) PIIXIDE2.SYS: Could not play some of Video content on Video CD
version 1.04
-(Fix) PIIXIDE2.SYS: DVD Express Software does not recognize DVD-ROM Drive information correctly.
Version 1.05
-(New) PIIXIDE2.SYS: Support CD-RW Drive.
Version 1.06
-(Fix) PIIXIDE2.SYS: Windows NT4 does not boot when the device bay IDE channel is configured as Master-Slave mode.
Version 1.07
-(Fix) PIIXIDE2.SYS: LS-120 drive can not format 1.44MB diskette.
-(New) PIIXIDE2.SYS: MS Logo Certified Module.

II. Installation instructions for Windows NT 4.0

  1. Start Windows NT 4.0, and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Double-click SCSI Adapters in Control Panel. If you find the following drivers from Drivers tab, remove them.
    Intel PIIX PCI Bus Master IDE Controller
    IDE CD-ROM(Atapi 1.2)/Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
  4. Click Add.
  5. Click Have Disk in Install Driver screen.
  6. Specify the directory name with the full path name where you extracted the package in the step 2. (If some INF selection menu comes, select OEMSETUP.INF.)
  7. Select the correct driver, and click OK. The driver you have to select is as follows.
    - ThinkPad PIIX IDE Driver: for ThinkPad 760E/760X/765 family and 365X family
    - ThinkPad PIIX4 IDE Driver: for ThinkPad 770 family, 600 family, 570 family, 560X family, A20m, A20p, A21m, A21p, A22m, A22p, T20, T21, T22, X20 and X21.
  8. Restart the computer.

III. Installation instructions for Windows NT 3.51

  1. Start Windows NT 3.51, and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Open Windows NT Setup in Main Program Group.
  4. Select Add/Remove SCSI Adapters from Option menu.
  5. Click the Add button.
  6. Click OK in Setup Message screen.
  7. Select Other[Requires a disk from a hardware manufacturer] from Adapter.
  8. Specify the directory name with the full path name where you extracted the package in the step 2, and click OK.
  9. Select a correct driver and click OK. The driver you have to select is as follows.
    - ThinkPad PIIX IDE Driver: for ThinkPad 760E/760X/765 family and 365X family
    - ThinkPad PIIX4 IDE Driver: for ThinkPad 770 and 770E.
  10. Select Install.
  11. Specify the correct path then click Continue.
  12. Click Close.
  13. Restart the computer.

IV. Determining which version is installed

  1. Start Windows NT.
  2. Click Start, point to Find, then click Files or Folders .
  3. Click the Name & Location tab.
  4. In the Named: field, type PIIXIDE2.SYS.
  5. In the Look in : field, specify Local Hard drives (C:,D:).
  6. Click the Find Now button. Windows will now search your hard drive for piixide2.sys. If the file is not found, then the IDE Driver is not installed on your system.
  7. In the Found part of the window, select the piixide2.sys file located in C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS.
  8. Scroll the window to the right and look at the Modified column. The time stamp on the file will be the version number. NT - PIIXIDE2.SYS 47,200 11-30-98 01:01 a - is version 1.01 This information will also apply to piixide.sys which is for ThinkPad 760E/760X/765 family and 365X family.