WAIT - Read the Required Files section before downloading this file.

Required Downloads

Unless stated otherwise, the file listed below must be installed BEFORE the Intel® ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series/6 Series SATA RAID Controller Driver (Windows 7 32bit...) in order for it to work properly. If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page.

Please install this update AFTER installing the Intel ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series/6 Series SATA RAID Controller driver.

Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • VPCZ110GB
  • VPCZ110GL
  • VPCZ112GD
  • VPCZ112GX
  • VPCZ114GX
  • VPCZ116GX
  • VPCZ118GX
  • VPCZ1190L
  • VPCZ1190S
  • VPCZ1190X
  • VPCZ119FL
  • VPCZ119FS
  • VPCZ119FX
  • VPCZ119GL
  • VPCZ119GS
  • VPCZ119GX
  • VPCZ119HL
  • VPCZ119HS
  • VPCZ119HX
  • VPCZ11AGX
  • VPCZ11CGX
  • VPCZ11DGX
  • VPCZ11EHX
  • VPCZ11FHX
  • VPCZ11GGX
  • VPCZ11HGX
  • VPCZ11JGX
  • VPCZ11KGX
  • VPCZ11LHX
  • VPCZ11MGX
  • VPCZ11NGX
  • VPCZ11PGX
  • VPCZ11QGX
  • VPCZ11RGX
  • VPCZ11SGX

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the Intel ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series/6 Series SATA RAID Controller driver to version 9.6.0.1014 to resolve an issue where the computer may experience a slow start-up when configured for RAID 0 using two SSD (Solid State Drive) storage devices.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Windows® XP

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600181.exe

File Version

  • 9.6.0.1014

File Size

  • 11.77 MB

Release Date

  • 08-27-2010

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the EP0000600181.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000600181.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "Intel ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series/6 Series SATA RAID Controller" screen, click "Next".
  5. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  6. At the "Welcome to the Setup Program" screen, make sure to select the "Install Intel® Control Center" check box, and then click "Next".
  7. At the "Warning!" screen, please read the warning information, and then click "Next".
  8. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "Yes" to continue.
  9. At the "Readme File Information" screen, read the information, and then click "Next".
  10. At the "Setup progress" screen, click "Next".
  11. At the "The Setup is Complete" screen, select "Yes, I want to restart my computer now" and then click "Finish".

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Intel ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series/6 Series SATA RAID Controller Driver is complete.