VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller Driver Download

VIA Drivers

The Bus Master PCI IDE is a disk drive controller manufactured by VIA. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This version of "" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 145 downloads and 5 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.5 MB.

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Supported Models

Primary Bus Master IDE Controller (dual fifo)

Secondary Bus Master IDE Controller (dual fifo)

VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 1-Jun-2006

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
ACPI/VIAPMC.INF 550 bytes 22 Apr 2000
AGP/VIAGART.INF 434 bytes 22 Apr 2000
AGP/VIAGART.VXD 12.8 KB 22 Apr 2000
DATA.TAG 113 bytes 22 Apr 2000
DATA1.CAB 4.9 KB 22 Apr 2000
DMATOOL/SETDMA.EXE 145.9 KB 22 Apr 2000
IRQ/VTNIRQ.PCI 3.9 KB 22 Apr 2000
LANG.DAT 352 bytes 22 Apr 2000
LAYOUT.BIN 353 bytes 22 Apr 2000
Manuals/Tyan_S1854.pdf 2.0 MB 22 Apr 2000
OS.DAT 419 bytes 22 Apr 2000
SETUP.EXE 59.4 KB 22 Apr 2000
SETUP.INI 56 bytes 22 Apr 2000
SETUP.INS 96.2 KB 22 Apr 2000
SETUP.LID 47 bytes 22 Apr 2000
WIN9X/VIADSK.MPD 45.6 KB 22 Apr 2000
WIN9X/VIAIDE.INF 2.2 KB 22 Apr 2000
WIN9X/VIAIDE.VXD 9.1 KB 22 Apr 2000
WINNT/VIADSK.SYS 44.2 KB 22 Apr 2000
WINNT/VIAIDE.INF 22.4 KB 22 Apr 2000
_INST32I.EX_ 316.9 KB 22 Apr 2000
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 22 Apr 2000
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 22 Apr 2000
_SYS1.CAB 181.7 KB 22 Apr 2000
_USER1.CAB 84.2 KB 22 Apr 2000

How to Update VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the VIA Bus Master PCI IDE 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 VIA Bus Master PCI IDE 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 VIA 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 VIA 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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