MSI G965M Driver Download (Official)

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The G965M is a disk drive controller manufactured by MSI. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 119 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 625.1 KB.

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Supported Models


Intel(R) 6300ESB SATA RAID Controller

Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA RAID Controller

Intel(R) 82801ER SATA RAID Controller

Intel(R) 82801FBM SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 82801FR SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 82801FR SATA RAID Controller




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions (2005-03-09) via .inf (2006-05-11) via .inf

Additional Notes


Intel Q965 Express

Intel ICH7R/ICH8R SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)

Intel ICH7R/ICH8R SATA RAID driver

1. Extract the file and Copy all files to the floppy.

2. Press F6 to install driver through the floppy when booting and loading RAID function.

Uploaded By

Jegadesh (DG Staff Member) on 2-Nov-2006

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
ICH7R_Floppy/32/ 8.1 KB 21 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/iaahci.inf 4.7 KB 18 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/ 8.2 KB 21 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/iastor.inf 3.8 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/iastor.sys 870.9 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/license.txt 11.0 KB 23 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/readme.txt 39.3 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/32/txtsetup.oem 2.8 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/IaStor.sys 502.8 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/TXTSETUP.OEM 2.8 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/ 8.0 KB 21 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/iaahci.inf 4.7 KB 18 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/ 8.1 KB 21 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/iastor.inf 3.8 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/license.txt 11.0 KB 23 Mar 2005
ICH7R_Floppy/64/readme.txt 39.3 KB 9 Mar 2005
ICH8R_Floppy/ 8.4 KB 22 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/iaahci.inf 5.9 KB 11 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/ 8.3 KB 22 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/iastor.inf 5.7 KB 11 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/iastor.sys 247.8 KB 11 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/license.txt 11.3 KB 23 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/readme.txt 44.4 KB 11 May 2006
ICH8R_Floppy/txtsetup.oem 4.0 KB 11 May 2006

How to Update G965M Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the G965M 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 MSI G965M 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 MSI 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 MSI 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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