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Windows 7: Fasttrak 376/378 Windows 7 driver (help)

02 Aug 2009   #1
Solway

XP - Now Win7
 
 
Fasttrak 376/378 Windows 7 driver (help)

Hi guys im looking for a windows 7 (RTM) driver for:
Promise Fasttrak 376/378 SATA controller

This is a sata built into my motherboard All drivers are XP 32/64bit and don't work during installation of Win7

latest i have found is:

http://www.station-drivers.com/page/promise.htm

http://www.station-drivers.com/telec...00.1.39-41.exe

However that doesn't work.

Any way to modify the drivers?


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03 Aug 2009   #2
Solway

XP - Now Win7
 
 

anyone know?

or how to modify a driver to compatable w7
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16 Oct 2009   #3
Logandros

Windows 7 64-Bit
 
 

BUMP for desperate user...

Sager 9890 Laptop .. Promise Fast Trak 378 1.00.1.35

Looking for driver support to update to Windows 7
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17 Oct 2009   #4
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

You may be able to do the following – turn off raid in the bios firstly depending on whether you want to keep using raid or change to IDE and have 2 separate drives.
Your board may have an intel chip for raid and ide - you could unplug the drives
from the promise raid and plug your drives into the intel raid chip - consult your motherboard manual on how to set up raid prior to OS installation, and then w7 will load the driver for it automatically during installation, and once your OS is installed you install the intelmatrix driver software. The intel chip may only support IDE but at least you will be able to install w7- some had both options - consult your motherboard manual.
You may not be able to get a driver to install using the F6 method for the promise raid controller, as you have pointed out, so hopefully the above apply 's to you.
*Also you would disable the promise controller in the bios prior to this, and enable the intel controller.
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17 Oct 2009   #5
Logandros

Windows 7 64-Bit
 
 

FYI..

I was finally able to load the controller using a WinXP driver. If anyone ever needs this driver don't hesitate to ask.
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18 Oct 2009   #6
Solway

XP - Now Win7
 
 

i got mine working by using the original XP driver

maybe the driver needs to be signed to load at boot.

anyway mine is 376 fasttrak from a MSI k7n2 delta board
i used the driver here
MSI Europe – Computer, Laptop, Notebook, Desktop, Mainboard, Graphics and more

the file driver name is: nVidia nForce2 SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver) version 1.0.0.19
although its the promise driver

all further versions don't seem to work with me.

i also tried a PCI sata card, however i can't bypass the promise or disable it. just it hangs
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05 Nov 2009   #7
ilgidi

Windows 7
 
 

Can you please provide the link for this as I cannot find it anywhere.

Thanks

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Logandros View Post
FYI..

I was finally able to load the controller using a WinXP driver. If anyone ever needs this driver don't hesitate to ask.
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06 Nov 2009   #8
Solway

XP - Now Win7
 
 

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30 Nov 2009   #9
mobdick

 
 
yeah!

Hello boys and girls Your problem is solved, simply install these drivers.
I used the drivers from the Win XP.
Sorry for my English
Link: http://s89934018.onlinehome.us/DRIVER/promise378.zip
If link dead, just PM.
^_^
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15 Dec 2010   #10
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Windows 7 Pro x64 Bit
 
 
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