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Drivers and software for Intel USB 3.0 controllers

Updated: Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver (multiple versions)

Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver
Drivers and software for Intel USB 3.0 controllers

Added support for Intel 100 Series USB 3.0 controllers

  • Abort the installation if the OS is not Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2
    • Intel only provides USB 3.0 drivers for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2
  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the USB controller model
    • 7 Series – C216 Chipset Family – version 1.0.10.255
    • 8, 9, 100 Series – C220, C610 Chipset Family – version 4.0.4.51
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver
Drivers and software for Intel USB 3.0 controlers

Changes are in bold.

  • Abort the installation if OS is not Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2
    • Intel only provides USB 3.0 drivers for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2
  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the USB controller model
    • 7 Series – C216 Chipset Family – version 1.0.10.255
    • 8, 9 Series – C220, C610 Chipset Family – version 3.0.4.65
  • Install all drivers, even if some of the matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect, in case we are using a USB NIC
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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New: Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver (multiple versions)

Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver
Drivers and software for Intel USB 3.0 adapters

  • Abort the installation if OS is not Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2
    • Intel only provides USB 3.0 drivers for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2
  • Cache the package to the local disk, to prevent failures when installing from a USB device
  • Choose the drivers based on the detected hardware
  • Install the USB 3.0 Drivers

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