Western Digital IDE RAID Upgrade - 3Ware Utility Download (Official)

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IDE RAID Upgrade - 3Ware


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Additional Notes

The utility runs within DOS and is used to update WD drives that are connected to one or more 3Ware 7500-X IDE (Parallel ATA) RAID controllers.

Affected drives:

- WD drives with capacities between 40GB & 120GB

- WD drives with greater than 120GB capacity with Mfg. date codes earlier than 3/25/03

Uploaded By

Manoj (DG Staff Member) on 29-Sep-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
wdcfg3w.exe 140.1 KB 9 Apr 2003
readme.txt 1.8 KB 6 Mar 2003
HDACCESS.EXE 21.1 KB 12 Mar 2003
WDcfgupd.bat 41 bytes 27 Feb 2003

How to Update IDE RAID Upgrade - 3Ware Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the IDE RAID Upgrade - 3Ware 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 Western Digital IDE RAID Upgrade - 3Ware 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 Western Digital 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 Western Digital 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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