Acer ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master) Driver Download

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Acer ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master) Driver Download
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Supported Models

ALi Bus Master PCI to IDE Controller Driver

ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master) Driver

ALi Secondary IDE controller (bus master) Driver



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 353 bytes 16 Sep 1999
win9x/M5229.mpd 35.3 KB 7 Dec 1999
win9x/idevsd0.vxd 5.3 KB 15 Sep 1999
win9x/alivxd.vxd 14.5 KB 11 Oct 1999
win9x/alihdd.inf 4.0 KB 8 Dec 1999
win9x/idevsd.vxd 7.9 KB 15 Sep 1999 204.4 KB 16 Sep 1999
_ISDEL.EXE 8.7 KB 27 Jan 1998
others/readme.txt 314 bytes 9 Sep 1999
others/ideutiltc.cnt 176 bytes 2 Sep 1999
others/ideutil.cnt 189 bytes 2 Sep 1999
others/ideutil.exe 264.2 KB 23 Nov 1999
setup.lid 49 bytes 16 Sep 1999
SETUP.EXE 60.4 KB 16 Feb 1999
readme.txt 2.4 KB 15 Oct 1999
DISK1 51 bytes 17 Oct 1997
aliinst.exe 27.6 KB 3 Feb 1999
DATA.TAG 110 bytes 16 Sep 1999
Txtsetup.oem 2.7 KB 19 May 1998
os.dat 417 bytes 6 May 1997
setup.ins 96.2 KB 16 Sep 1999 2.7 KB 16 Sep 1999
SETUP.INI 54 bytes 20 Oct 1999
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 23 Jan 1998 52.2 KB 16 Sep 1999
lang.dat 4.5 KB 20 Oct 1997
_INST32I.EX_ 291.4 KB 6 Jan 1999

How to Update ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master) 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 ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master) 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 Driver Update Utility for ALi Primary IDE controller (bus master). It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Acer 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 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.

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