SiS 496/7 IDE ADAPTER Driver Download

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The 496/7 IDE ADAPTER is a disk drive controller manufactured by SiS. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This driver - "" - has been downloaded 186 times and is rated 3 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews. The total disk space used for this update is 185.7 KB.

11 Ratings

Supported Models




Supported Operating Systems

Windows NT3.51, Windows 3.1, Other Unix, DOS, OS/2, Other

File Name


3.12 (6-Jun-1995)

Additional Notes


(for DOS,Windows,Windows NT, OS2, Novell, SCO Unix)

VER. : V3.12

Floppy disk contents compacted into standard *.zip file.

Uploaded By

Audigy-X (DG Member) on 30-Dec-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/INSTALL.EXE 109.4 KB 6 Jun 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/NT35/SIS.SYS 42.9 KB 23 Mar 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/NT35/OEMSETUP.INF 21.3 KB 12 Sep 1994
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/SCO/README.SCO 1.3 KB 6 Jun 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/DISK1.NT 6 bytes 8 Feb 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/SETUP.EXE 109.3 KB 6 Jun 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/NETWARE/496IDE.DSK 10.6 KB 28 Apr 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/OS2/SISIDEP.EXE 7.3 KB 12 May 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/OS2/SISIDE.ADD 28.4 KB 12 May 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/OS2/SISIDE.DDP 187 bytes 1 Mar 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/OS2/README.DOC 316 bytes 9 Mar 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/DOS/SISDR.SYS 9.2 KB 9 Jun 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/WINDOWS/SISWINDV.386 19.1 KB 8 Jun 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/WINDOWS/INT13.386 9.5 KB 20 Apr 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/WINDOWS/ADDDRV.EXE 9.5 KB 21 Apr 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/README.NOW 2.0 KB 6 Jun 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/SIS.TAR 54.3 KB 4 Mar 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/NT31/SIS.SYS 38.4 KB 22 Oct 1994
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/NT31/README.DOC 997 bytes 27 Mar 1995
sis-pci-ide-driver[3-12]/NT31/OEMSETUP.INF 21.3 KB 12 Sep 1994

How to Update SiS 496/7 IDE ADAPTER Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the SiS 496/7 IDE ADAPTER 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 SiS 496/7 IDE ADAPTER 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 SiS 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 SiS 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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