Hardware Installation Guide
Please follow the steps below to install your DCS3A
1.Shut down the computer and remove the case cover.
2.Remove the blanking plate from the PCI-Express.
3.Press DCS3A card firmly into the PCI-Express slot, making sure
it is properly seated.
4.Secure the card in place with a screw.
5.Connect to SATA devices.
6.Replace the computer case cover.
7.Turn on the computer and install the driver.
Driver Installation Guide
After you installed DCS3A card, please insert the Setup Driver CD into your optical
drive and install the driver for better System performance.
You will see following window after you insert the CD.
Click on Asmedia 106x SATA
Host Controller Drive to start
the process of driver installation.
The installation program will
launch InstallShield Wizard. Click
[Next] and the program will begin
to install driver to your system.
When installing Windows XP on the HDD connected to DCS3A card, you need
a floppy drive in your system. As to the driver files, you may use other computer
to launch installation program firstly, and click on F6 floppy Asmedia 106x
SATA Host Controller Drive to copy the files to your floppy disk. When
Windows XP Setup program shows “Press F6 to load SCSI/Raid Drivers” prompt,
please press F6 to install DCS3A driver.
Click [Yes] and the program will
begin to copy driver files to your
For more information about DCS3A card setup, please refer to the full version
manual from the setup CD.