DELL PERC 3/DC & PERC 3/DCL RAID Controller Driver Download

Dell Drivers

The PERC 3/DC & PERC 3/DCL RAID is a disk drive controller manufactured by Dell. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This driver - "perc_4e_Di_Win_XP_USE_Win2000_option.exe" - has been downloaded 57 times and is rated 3 out of 5 stars based on 6 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 76.8 KB.

6 Ratings

Supported Models

Dell 2850

DELL CERC ATA100/4ch RAID Controller

DELL PERC 2/DC SCSI Processor Device

DELL PERC 2/SC SCSI Processor Device


DELL PERC 3/DC SCSI Processor Device

DELL PERC 3/QC RAID Controller

DELL PERC 3/QC SCSI Processor Device



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows 2003 (64 bit), Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit), Windows 2000

File Name


5.48 (2004-07-16) via .inf

Additional Notes

Works for Win 2000, Win sever 2003 and win XP

For Win XP

Copy all the files in this folder to a floppy disk, do not include folder as you cannot browse. All file's must be directly read from the floppy.

Install win XP from CD, Use F6 to load Third Party Scsi drivers and when prompted select S from intall menu and use the Win 2000 Selection.

It Works , I installed WIn XP on a DELL 2850 PE sever using this technique.


Uploaded By

Rudym007 (DG Member) on 9-Nov-2008

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
MRAID2K.sys 23.9 KB 22 Jul 2004
Mraid35x.sys 26.1 KB 1 Nov 2004
Oemsetup.inf 24.2 KB 29 Oct 2004
TXTSETUP.oem 4.4 KB 12 May 2004
nodev.inf 4.3 KB 29 Oct 2004
perc-cerc-w2k3- 29.0 KB 8 May 2005 12.5 KB 12 Apr 2005

How to Update DELL PERC 3/DC & PERC 3/DCL RAID Controller Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the DELL PERC 3/DC & PERC 3/DCL RAID Controller 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 DELL PERC 3/DC & PERC 3/DCL RAID Controller 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 Dell 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 Dell 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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