Intel Rapid Storage Technology for Windows XP (32-bit) – IdeaPad Z400, Z500

NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedDownload
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Windows XP 32bit11.0.0.103220 Dec 2012Download
README of Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Windows XP 32bit11.0.0.103220 Dec 2012Download

Supported Systems

  • IdeaPad Z400, Z500

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP (32-bit)

Important Information

  • This drivber shall be installed under F6 mode when installing Windows XP 32-bit Operating system on your computer. If it is not installed, it may cause the Operating System can not be installed correctly.
  • It is not supported to execute *.exe to install the driver under Windows directly.

Installation Instructions

1. Extract all driver files from the package.

2. Create a floppy* containing the following files in the root directory:

3.  Plug-in floppy to NoteBook

4.  Power on system then press "F12".  Insert WindowsXP OS install disk to ODD then select boot from "SATA ODD"

5.  At the beginning of the WindowsXP operating system installation,

    Pressing "F6" while system shows "press f6 if you need to install a third party scsi or raid driver"

    Then system will load other drivers and shows "Setup could not determine the type of one or more mass storage devices..." message,

    Using "Up" and "Down" key to select ""Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller", then press "Enter" to load drivers

    After finished, system shows "Setup will load support for the following mass storage device: Intel (R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller"

    Pressing "Enter" to install WindowsXP OS.