ALi ATA/RAID Controller Driver Download

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The ATA/RAID is a disk drive controller manufactured by ALI. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This version of "" has been downloaded 9,833 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 46 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 304.9 KB.

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Supported Models

ALI M5283

ALi ATA/RAID Controller

ALi SATA/RAID Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Versions (2003-11-07) via .inf (2003-11-04) via .inf

Additional Notes

Driver for ALI M5283 RAID Palallel ATA and Serial ATA adapter

Uploaded By

xarrowx (DG Member) on 18-Nov-2004

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
25 Feb 2007

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
"Bought a Plextor PX-755SA which is "Serial ATA" by mistake. To get it working need to buy a controller card. Bought a ALI M5283 SATA but there driver CD didn't work. The driver I downloaded here work great!"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
win_xp/m5281.sys 61.7 KB 7 Nov 2003
win_xp/m5228.INF 2.1 KB 7 Nov 2003
win_xp/m5281.inf 1.9 KB 7 Nov 2003
win_xp/m5228.sys 44.2 KB 7 Nov 2003
WINXPA64/m5281.sys 64.5 KB 7 Nov 2003
WINXPA64/M5281.INF 1.9 KB 7 Nov 2003
WINXPA64/m5228.sys 59.4 KB 7 Nov 2003
WINXPA64/M5228.INF 2.1 KB 7 Nov 2003
TXTSETUP.OEM 3.2 KB 23 Oct 2003
Disk1 46 bytes 18 Mar 2003
win_nt/m5281.sys 56.8 KB 4 Nov 2003
win_nt/m5228.inf 3.4 KB 4 Nov 2003
win_nt/m5281.inf 2.8 KB 4 Nov 2003
win_nt/m5228.sys 55.8 KB 4 Nov 2003
win98_me/ULIPOWER.vxd 7.3 KB 17 Sep 2003
win98_me/m5228.mpd 64.5 KB 4 Nov 2003
win98_me/m5228.inf 2.0 KB 4 Nov 2003
win98_me/m5281.inf 1.8 KB 4 Nov 2003
win98_me/m5281.mpd 67.1 KB 4 Nov 2003
win_2000/m5281.sys 61.7 KB 7 Nov 2003
win_2000/m5228.INF 2.1 KB 7 Nov 2003
win_2000/m5281.inf 1.9 KB 7 Nov 2003
win_2000/m5228.sys 44.2 KB 7 Nov 2003

How to Update ALi ATA/RAID Controller Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ALi ATA/RAID Controller driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

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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.

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