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How do I extract files from a .exe file?

Discussion in 'Windows OS and Software' started by Silas Awaketh, Dec 4, 2007.

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  1. Silas Awaketh

    Silas Awaketh Notebook Deity

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    Hi!

    I need to get the SATA drivers from the Intel Matrix Storage Manager, and I only have the .exe file. How do I take the files out from this .exe file, or any other for that matter? I hav tried looking in the TEMP folder (I cleared the folder, and then double clicked the .exe, there came some files, but not the ones I needed), and have tried using WinRAR as well, but it didn't open this .exe file. What software should I use to open this file, and is there any other way get these files?


    Thank you.
     
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  3. Silas Awaketh

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    Thank you John!
     
  4. Silas Awaketh

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    Man, it extracts the same files which I saw in the TEMP folder. Maybe this file (.exe) is the wrong one?

    I need the files for slipstreaming SATA drivers into my XP DVD. I downloaded the Intel Matrix Storage Manager, the latest one, and I thought this executable had the files. These are the files which I need for nLite -

    [​IMG]


    Where do I find these files?
     
  5. Pitabred

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    Every try 7-Zip? Most installers just use the simple zip compression, and you can pull the files out of that.
     
  6. Silas Awaketh

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    No, I can now extract the files out of it, but there are no such files (which I need, which are in the screenshot) in the Intel Matrix Storage Manager's .exe file. Which executable (or Zip/Rar for that matter) file will have these files? I need to slipstream SATA drivers i nto my XP DVD and I need these files.
     
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    So, anyone? :)
     
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    You need the "32-bit Floppy Configuration Utility for Intel® Matrix Storage Manager", not the "RAID/AHCI Software - Intel® Matrix Storage Manager". The floppy is stored in winimage format, afaik, so you'll need winimage to extract it.
     
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    Download to desktop

    Open DOS window

    type iata78_enu.exe -a in a DOS windows (after navigating to your desktop, of course); 'CD Desktop'

    Click Yes to the installer. Don't worry, it won't run all the way.

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Driver for x86 drivers

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Driver64 for x64 drivers

    Regards,
    Paolo
     
  11. Silas Awaketh

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    Thank you, that worked great! Only two files are missing, Version, Licence and ReadMe, and I guess they're useless while slipstreaming (right?)! <Repped>

    @orev - Thanks for replying, but I had the right exe (Intel Matrix Storage Manager) it seems. Or do I need the file you said? Will it bring out the files with the same names (as of Intel Matrix Storage Manager) but with different content in them?
     
  12. orev

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    Maybe they both have the same drivers in them (that would make sense). I think the other file for the floppy might only have the driver on it, instead of all the other software as well. Probably not a big difference for what you are doing, nLite should be able to handle both.
     
  13. Silas Awaketh

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    Is there a similar utility, like nLite, for Vista? Will it work with the Vista DVD DELL sent me (ie, an OEM disc)?

    Thank you!
     
  14. orev

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    It's called vLite :) I don't know how Dell modified their disc, but it's worth a try. My guess is that you should have no problem with it.
     
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