Dell Alienware M17x R4 Driver Download (Official)

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The Alienware M17x R4 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 update - "Serial-ATA_Driver_GF4K5_WN_v11.0.0.1032_A00.EXE" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews, and has been downloaded 21 times. It is compatible with PCs running Windows 7, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 18.3 MB.

3 Ratings

Supported Models

Alienware M17x R4

Intel(R) 5 Series 4 Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 5 Series 6 Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 5 Series/3400 Series SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) Desktop/Workstation/Server Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) Desktop/Workstation/Server Express Chipset SATA RAID Controller




Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7 (64 bit)

File Name

Versions (4-Oct-2013)

Additional Notes

Rapid Storage Technology Driver File For Hardware ID:ACPI\CPL0002\2&DABA3FF&2

Uploaded By

siddhik (DG Staff Member) on 25-Nov-2015

Device Hardware IDs

Compatible IDs














Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date 2.2 MB 28 Dec 2011 8.6 MB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/F6Readme.txt 83.2 KB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/ 8.8 KB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/iaAHCI.inf 4.9 KB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/ 8.0 KB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/iaStor.inf 3.4 KB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/iaStor.sys 568.6 KB 28 Dec 2011
f6flpy-x64/license.txt 22.6 KB 28 May 2009
f6flpy-x64/TXTSETUP.OEM 5.6 KB 28 Dec 2011
install.bat 39 bytes 6 Jul 2012
ISSetup.dll 552.2 KB 28 Dec 2011
layout.bin 473 bytes 28 Dec 2011
mup.xml 10.7 KB 8 Dec 2011
package.xml 10.3 KB 22 Feb 2013
setup.exe 457.5 KB 28 Dec 2011
setup.ini 781 bytes 28 Dec 2011
_Setup.dll 386.0 KB 28 Dec 2011

How to Update Alienware M17x R4 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Alienware M17x R4 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 Alienware M17x R4 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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