Intel® Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller, Version for Microsoft® Windows® 7

This utility will install the originally shipped version of the Intel® Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller for the Sony VAIO® computers listed below.

This package also installs the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology utility version


Warning! This utility is only for use with the following Sony VAIO® Computers:
Do not install this utility with any other model of computer (including other Sony computers sold worldwide).

During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.

To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.

It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download And Installation Instructions

Please follow the steps below to download and install the EP0000551291.exe program.

  1. Download the EP0000551291.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000551291.exe file to begin the installation.
  3. At the “User Account Control” window, click the “Yes” button.
  4. If the “Select Language” window appears, select the language you wish to use and click the “OK” button.
  5. At the “Select Country” screen, select the country for the installation and click the “Next” button.
  6. At the "Welcome to Intel® Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller Setup Program" window, click the “Next” button.
  7. Read the Software License Agreement and click the "I Agree" button.
  8. At the "Finish" screen, click the “Finish” button.
  9. At the “This system must be restarted to complete the installation” screen, click the “OK” button to restart the system.

The installation of the Intel® Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller is completed.

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000551291.exe

File architecture

  • 64 bit

File Size

  • 10.9 Mb

Release Date

  • 04-32-2012