Recommended:Download the driver installer below to update your IDE Controller device drivers. By updating your IDE Controller drivers, your computer will perform better and most driver conflicts will be solved. We highly recommend the driver installer for all Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users. With a database of over 11 million drivers, you can quickly identify every IDE Controller device made after 1994.
You can download the recommended IDE Controller device driver updates by clicking the "Download" button.
|Description||Version||Estimated Download Time|
|Download DriverTool - IDE Driver Installer
(Includes, WHQL certified drivers)
|Current as of
(May 23 2015)
512K: < 1m
- Click above Download link or Click here to begin installer download.
- Click "Run" ("Save As") if using Firefox
- Click "Run" Again
- Follow on-screen prompts to complete installation.
Important: If you are using Firefox or Netscape as your browser, you will be directed to save the application "to disk" (we recommend that you save the application to your desktop).
We recommend that you save it to your desktop and initiate the free scan using the desktop icon. Should you choose not to save the application, you may simply initiate the free scan by clicking the "Run" button on the File Download Window.
You can also search for a specific driver below:
Why Updating Drivers Is Important
Usually the only reason we look to install or update ide drivers is because something is malfunctioning. This is not the only reason you should keep your drivers up to date however. Manufacturers are constantly updating and improving performance of their devices and the only way to make use of this is by having the latest system drivers. Obviously going online and checking for new drivers all the time is not desirable so using a tool like the one at the top of this page you can keep all of your hardware running on the optimal drivers with top performance.
When new hardware is installed, although it works correctly, other hardware which interacts with it may not be, because the other hardware actually needs its own drivers updated. This kind of co-dependency is another common problem and a reason why it's a great idea to have a tool that is constantly monitoring the state of all of your drivers and updating appropriately so you can upgrade and add or remove components in your computer while continuing to run without a hitch.
If your ide is fairly new, it may be possible to download individual ide driver files directly from the manufacturer without incurring additional charges. If you are having problems locating the correct driver, or are unsure of the exact model, we suggest you run this system scan first. It is very important that you know the exact model of your ide that you would like to update to prevent possible damage to your system. We suggest that you click here to download an installer that will automatically scan and identify your ide to ensure you are installing the correct update and will also locate and download any additional driver and bios updates your pc may need.
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