Promise Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller (PDC20265) Driver Download

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The Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE (PDC20265) is a disk drive controller manufactured by Promise. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 13 reviews, and has been downloaded 677 times. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 106.7 KB.

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Supported Models


Win2000 Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller

Win2000 Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller (PDC20265)

Win2000 Promise Ultra100 TX2 (tm) IDE Controller

Win2000 Promise Ultra133 TX2 (tm) IDE Controller

Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller

Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller (PDC20265)

Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 TX2 (tm) IDE Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2002-08-22) via .inf

Additional Notes

Works in all versions of windows.

Uploaded By

Benjiman Dunning (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Win9x-Me/ULTRA.INF 10.0 KB 22 Aug 2002
Win9x-Me/SMARTVSD.VXD 9.1 KB 2 Jun 2000
Win9x-Me/ultra.mpd 40.6 KB 22 Aug 2002
Win9x-Me/ULTRA.CAT 5 bytes 25 Jan 2002
Win9x-Me/PTISTP.DLL 36.9 KB 2 Jun 2000
Win9x-Me/PU66VSD.VXD 8.7 KB 2 Jun 2000
WIN2000/ULTRA.INF 7.9 KB 22 Aug 2002
WIN2000/ULTRA.CAT 5 bytes 25 Jan 2002
WIN2000/ultra.sys 35.8 KB 22 Aug 2002
README.TXT 1.5 KB 22 Aug 2002
TXTSETUP.OEM 4.4 KB 23 Oct 2001
WinXP/ULTRA.INF 3.9 KB 22 Aug 2002
WinXP/ULTRA.CAT 5 bytes 25 Jan 2002
WinXP/ultra.sys 26.1 KB 22 Aug 2002
ULTRA 7 bytes 2 Jun 2000
NT4/ULTRA.INF 10.1 KB 22 Aug 2002
NT4/ULTRA.CAT 7 bytes 2 Jun 2000
NT4/ultra.sys 41.2 KB 22 Aug 2002

How to Update Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller (PDC20265) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller (PDC20265) driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Promise Win9x-ME Promise Ultra100 (tm) IDE Controller (PDC20265) into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Promise Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Promise website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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