This driver supports Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 only.
Legacy Microsoft Operating systems are not supported. This driver will increase performance of ATA hard drives and ATAPI devices (such as CD/DVD/combo drives etc). The driver may be used with any VIA chipset. Further information is contained in a detailed Readme file available from the driver download page. The driver is currently only available in an individual package. It will however, be included in a future release of the VIA Hyperion 4in1 driver package. No system requires the driver to operate - it's an optional extra!
To install the driver, save any unsaved work and close all applications then click on the driver download link (above). Choose the "Save File" option and save it to your folder under Windows where you file your drivers. Unzip the file. (To unzip the file right click and highlight "Extract All") Then double click on the Setup.exe file to run the installation program. Follow the prompts and restart at the end of the installation.