Microsoft Hard Disk Controller Driver Download For Windows

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Here are the steps to load RAID controller driver files from Lazesoft WinPE boot disk: Find RAID controller driver of your computer for Windows Server 2008 R2. (If you do not know how to or cannot find Windows Server 2008 R2 driver for your RAID controller, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] Oct 15, 2012 directory. Registry key ControlSetxxx services in target's system hive (xxx is default ControlSet number, the number in 'Default' value in 'Select' key, usually '001') You can find service name in.inf file (in AddService line) and txtsetup.oem in driver package.

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HP ProLiant Smart Array Embedded SATA RAID Controller Driver for Windows 2003/2008 x64 Editions

By downloading, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software License Agreement.
Note: Some software requires a valid warranty, current Hewlett Packard Enterprise support contract, or a license fee.

Type:Driver - Storage
Version:6.18.0.64 (B)(22 May 2013)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for 64-bit Extended Systems
File name:cp020545.exe (748 KB)
This driver provides support for the HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller on Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008 x64 Editions.

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64(A) of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(B)

Support added for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

db5db1545a6343eb999e53cca2987cd4cp020545.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.

Installation:

Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory, then double-click it to run.

Select 'Install' to start extracting to a temporary location on the hard drive.

Click the 'Install' button to perform the driver installation.

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64(A) of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(B)

Version:6.18.0.64 (B) (22 May 2013)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64(A) of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(B)

Support added for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials


Version:6.18.0.64 (A) (7 Dec 2012)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(A )

  • Corrects an issue where HP B110i would try to resume the rebuild progress if the drive was replaced while the server was offline.
  • To improve rebuild time, ensure that drive write cache is enabled during rebuild and disabled when rebuild completes.

Version:6.18.0.64 (24 Apr 2012)

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.

  • Corrects an issue where HP B110i would try to resume the rebuild progress if the drive was replaced while the server was offline.
  • To improve rebuild time, ensure that drive write cache is enabled during rebuild and disabled when rebuild completes.

Version:6.16.0.64 (5 Apr 2011)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Fixed case where the negotiated speed displayed was not properly updated after hot add of a hard drive.

Added support for the HP ProLiant ML110 G7 and HP ProLiant DL120 G7.


Version:6.14.0.64 (5 Oct 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Return port number for removed drives for use by SNMP management agent.

Enhanced bad block management to handle multiple blocks in a single RAID 1 or 1+0 stripe.


Version:6.12.0.64 (21 Jun 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Correctly report to the SNMP HP ProLiant Management Storage Agent that Monitor and Performance Data reporting is not supported.

Added support to differentiate between a Solid State and SATA hard drives.

HP Array Configuration Utility and HP System Management Home Page will now show port number for missing drives.


Version:6.10.2.64 (25 Mar 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

New support for the HP ProLiant DL165 G7 and HP ProLiant SL165z G7 servers.


Version:6.10.0.64 (8 Mar 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Added support for hot-plug of physical hard drives as a licensable feature.

Added support for HP ProLiant ML110 G6 and HP ProLiant DL120 G6 Servers including optical device support.

Improved error handling for Western Digital drives when a bad block exists on LBA 0 of a non fault tolerant volume.


Version:6.8.0.64 (18 Aug 2009)

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.

Improved error reporting on Seagate 1 TB drives in a RAID 0 configuration with a bad block on LBA 0 so that drive is no longer marked as failed.

Added support for the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%cpqsystemlog directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:6.6.2.64 (20 May 2009)

Fixed drive model number issue in applications (ACU/ACU-CLI/Agents/ADU).

Fixed an issue with reporting logical I/O request errors when no errors actually occurred.

Fixed Smart Error reporting issue.

Fixed hibernation issue when a certain type of drive failure is present.

Added LED functionality support.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Foundation Server 2008.

System performance enhancement.


Version:6.6.0.64 (6 May 2009)

Fixed drive model number issue in applications (ACU/ACU-CLI/Agents/ADU).

Fixed an issue with reporting logical I/O request errors when no errors actually occurred.

Fixed Smart Error reporting issue.

Fixed hibernation issue when a certain type of drive failure is present.

Added LED functionality support.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Foundation Server 2008.


Version:6.4.0.64 (18 Feb 2009)
Initial Release for HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller.

Type:Driver - Storage
Version:6.18.0.64 (B)(22 May 2013)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for 64-bit Extended Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials

Description

This driver provides support for the HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller on Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008 x64 Editions.

Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64(A) of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(B)

Support added for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

db5db1545a6343eb999e53cca2987cd4cp020545.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.

Installation:

Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory, then double-click it to run.

Select 'Install' to start extracting to a temporary location on the hard drive.

Click the 'Install' button to perform the driver installation.

Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64(A) of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(B)

Revision History

Version:6.18.0.64 (B) (22 May 2013)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64(A) of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(B)

Support added for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials


Version:6.18.0.64 (A) (7 Dec 2012)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.
If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.18.0.64, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.18.0.64(A )

  • Corrects an issue where HP B110i would try to resume the rebuild progress if the drive was replaced while the server was offline.
  • To improve rebuild time, ensure that drive write cache is enabled during rebuild and disabled when rebuild completes.

Version:6.18.0.64 (24 Apr 2012)

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.

  • Corrects an issue where HP B110i would try to resume the rebuild progress if the drive was replaced while the server was offline.
  • To improve rebuild time, ensure that drive write cache is enabled during rebuild and disabled when rebuild completes.

Version:6.16.0.64 (5 Apr 2011)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Fixed case where the negotiated speed displayed was not properly updated after hot add of a hard drive.

Added support for the HP ProLiant ML110 G7 and HP ProLiant DL120 G7.


Version:6.14.0.64 (5 Oct 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Return port number for removed drives for use by SNMP management agent.

Enhanced bad block management to handle multiple blocks in a single RAID 1 or 1+0 stripe.


Version:6.12.0.64 (21 Jun 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Correctly report to the SNMP HP ProLiant Management Storage Agent that Monitor and Performance Data reporting is not supported.

Added support to differentiate between a Solid State and SATA hard drives.

HP Array Configuration Utility and HP System Management Home Page will now show port number for missing drives.


Version:6.10.2.64 (25 Mar 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

New support for the HP ProLiant DL165 G7 and HP ProLiant SL165z G7 servers.


Version:6.10.0.64 (8 Mar 2010)

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Added support for hot-plug of physical hard drives as a licensable feature.

Added support for HP ProLiant ML110 G6 and HP ProLiant DL120 G6 Servers including optical device support.

Improved error handling for Western Digital drives when a bad block exists on LBA 0 of a non fault tolerant volume.


Version:6.8.0.64 (18 Aug 2009)

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.

Improved error reporting on Seagate 1 TB drives in a RAID 0 configuration with a bad block on LBA 0 so that drive is no longer marked as failed.

Added support for the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%cpqsystemlog directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:6.6.2.64 (20 May 2009)

Fixed drive model number issue in applications (ACU/ACU-CLI/Agents/ADU).

Fixed an issue with reporting logical I/O request errors when no errors actually occurred.

Fixed Smart Error reporting issue.

Fixed hibernation issue when a certain type of drive failure is present.

Added LED functionality support.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Foundation Server 2008.

System performance enhancement.


Version:6.6.0.64 (6 May 2009)

Fixed drive model number issue in applications (ACU/ACU-CLI/Agents/ADU).

Fixed an issue with reporting logical I/O request errors when no errors actually occurred.

Fixed Smart Error reporting issue.

Fixed hibernation issue when a certain type of drive failure is present.

Added LED functionality support.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Foundation Server 2008.


Version:6.4.0.64 (18 Feb 2009)
Initial Release for HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller.

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Microsoft Hard Disk Controller Driver Download For Windows 10 Pro

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Errors: No Drives Were Found. Click Load Driver to Provide a Mass Storage Driver for Installation

During the process of installing Windows OS on a specified HDD or SSD, you may surprisingly find that the hard disk is not detected during the Windows installation, with either of the following error messages coming along.

'We couldn't find any drives. To get a storage driver, click Load driver.' 'No drives were found. Click Load Driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation.'

However, clicking 'Load Driver' doesn't solve the problem at all. What's the next move then? Have you found viable solutions to troubleshoot hard disk not detected in Windows 10 or Windows 7 installation even it's normally connected to the computer?

Workable SolutionsStep-by-step Troubleshooting
6 Solutions to Fix Hard Drive Not DetectedMethod 1. Use a Different SATA Port...Full steps
Method 2. Load RAID Driver for RAID Disk...Full steps
Method 3. Check the Hard Drive in BIOS...Full steps
More ways...
Bonus Tip: Free Partition Manager to Enhance System PerformanceLaunch EaseUS Partition Master on your PC > Free up space...Full steps

How to Fix Hard Disk Not Detected in Windows 10 Installation

Even though Windows 10 or Windows 7 installations include almost all disk drivers, the 'No drives were found. Click load driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation' issue occurs from time to time and you find no way to out. When you encounter Windows 10 install not detecting hard drive or Windows 7 couldn’t find any drivers to get storage driver problems, try the practical six ways below.

Method 1. Use a Different SATA Port

If you are using a desktop computer, try using a different SATA port and see if that helps at all. Sometimes they come with two different controllers.

Method 2. Load RAID Driver for RAID Disk

Windows 10 install not detecting hard drive mostly occurs on RAID disk. In this case, you need to load RAID drivers manually to fix the issue.

Step 1. On the Windows Setup windows, you will see Where do you want to install Windows? And there is no hard drive detected. Click 'Load Drivers' at the bottom left of the screen, then click 'Browse' to choose the device driver.

Step 2. Go to your computer or storage device to find and load an available RAID driver.

Step 3. After the device diver has been loaded, Windows 10 installing will successfully detect the hard disk. Then, follow the onscreen instructions to install Windows.

Method 3. Check the Hard Drive in BIOS

Otherwise, take some time to check if hard drive shows up in BIOS, especially you're installing an operating system from a bootable USB or CD/DVD disc.

By holding and pressing F2, you'll enter BIOS settings. See if the hard drive showing up there. Click solution to repair hard drive not showing in BIOS.

If not, check your BIOS settings for the following parameters:
* SATA configuration -> Enhanced
* Configure SATA -> AHCI

Method 4. Check the Status of Your Hard Drive

Step 1. Press Windows + R and the window will pop up.

Step 2. Input devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

Step 3. Choose Disk Drives and right-click the hard drive.

Step 4. Click Properties and check the status of your hard drive. If it is Ok, showing 'This device is working properly'.

Method 5. Boot from Windows 10 Install Media

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Microsoft also provides a method about boot from the Window 10 Install Media. You can take these steps to fix the issues 'drive not showing up when Windows 10 install'.

Step 1. Choose Install Now > Accept License Agreement > Choose the installation type and click 'Custom Advanced'.

Step 2. Press Shift + F10.

Input each command and press Enter: DISKPART > list volume > select disk* > clean > convert mbr > create partition primary > active > format quick fs=ntfs >exit

Then you can install Windows again.

Method 6. Ask Help from the Manufacturer

Since the manner of installing or reinstalling Windows OS happens so frequently that most personal PC or desktop manufacturers have built-in checking tools for quick troubleshooting and repair. For example, Dell Online Diagnostic Tool, Lenovo Diagnostic Software for Hard Drive Quick Test, etc. So if you're their customers, feel no hesitate to ask help from the manufacturer and learn how to use tools to fix hard drive not detected issues alright.

Bonus Tip: Free Partition Master to Enhance System Performance

You can enjoy the exciting features of the latest system after successful Windows 10 installing. Furthermore, to enhance system performance and let software and hardware cooperate to achieve an optimal operating state, it’s necessary for you to have free partition management software, which enables you to organize and optimize your hard drive to extend your computer's life and capableness.

EaseUS Partition Master Free is a versatile partition management program that provides one-stop partition and disk management solutions, for instances:

  • Resize/move partitions by sliding the partition left and right or enter the exact partition size you want, such as increase C drive to speed up your computer (move space from D drive to C drive supported by paid version)
  • Create, format, delete, copy, and merge partitions
  • Clone an entire disk to another even the destination partition is smaller than the source
  • Convert file system from FAT32 to NTFS, convert MBR to GPT, convert dynamic disk to basic disk and vice versa, and so on
  • Completely wipe out all the data on hard disk permanently

Now, download this ultimate Windows 10/8/7 disk management tool and follow the simple steps below to resize and move your partitions.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master on your PC.

Step 2. Free up space to extend partition.

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If the hard drive has enough unallocated space to extend the target partition, jump to Step 3, and continue. If not, free up space first:

  • Right-click on a partition next to the target partition and select 'Resize/Move'.
  • Drag the partition ends to free up space, leaving enough unallocated space behind the target partition, click 'OK'.

Step 3. Extend partition.

  • Right-click on the target partition and select 'Resize/Move'.
  • Drag the target partition handle into the unallocated space to extend partition.

Step 4. Keep all changes.

  • Click the 'Execute Operation' button and click 'Apply' to keep all changes.

Windows 10 Install Not Detecting Hard Drive FAQs

1. How do I fix no device drivers found?

Fixes for No Device Drivers Were Found:

Solution 1. Switch to a USB 2.0 Port

Solution 2. Set the partition where you want to install Windows to as Activeewe

Solution 3. Create a New Disc

Solution 4. Enable the xHCI hand-off Option in BIOS

Solution 5. Change everything to legacy and set the boot device to your DVD or USB

2. Where do you want to install Windows 10 no drives were found?

To fix 'No drives were found. Click load driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation', do it in the following way:

Step 1. Click 'Load Drivers' at the bottom left of the screen, then click 'Browse' to choose the device driver.

Step 2. Choose and load an available RAID driver.

Step 3. After Windows 10 installing successfully detects the hard disk, follow the onscreen instructions to install Windows.

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3. Where do you want to install Windows 7 no drives were found?

Fix: No Hard Drives Found in Windows 7 Installer:

Solution 1. Format the hard drive using diskpart in command prompt.

Solution 2. Load the hard drive storage controller drivers from a USB into the Windows setup.

Solution 3. Change the boot controller mode in BIOS.

Solution 4. Reset BIOS.

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Solution 5. Use a different SATA port.

4. How do I install drivers for my hard drive?

The basic steps to install drivers for a hard drive are:

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Step 1. Configure the drive as a master or slave device (PATA only).

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Step 2. Mount the drive in the chassis.

Step 3. Connect the data cable to the drive and to the PATA or SATA interface.

Step 4. Connect a power cable to the drive.

Step 5. Restart the system and run the BIOS Setup.

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Step 6. If you are also installing a PATA or SATA interface card or RAID adapter, configure that card per the maker's instructions and attach the cables to it.