This utility installs INF files that inform the operating system how to properly configure the chipset for specific functionality such as USB and AGP.

OS Support:

Windows Server* 2003, Windows Server* 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server* 2003 Standard x64 Edition, Windows* 2000, Windows* XP Home Edition, Windows* XP Media Center Edition, Windows* XP Professional, Windows* XP Professional x64 Edition

The Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility installs Windows* INF files to the target system. These files outline to the operating system how to configure the Intel(R) chipset components in order to ensure that the following features function properly:

- Core PCI and ISAPNP Services
- PCIe Support
- IDE/ATA33/ATA66/ATA100 Storage Support
- SATA Storage Support
- USB Support
- Identification of Intel(R) Chipset Components in
the Device Manager

This software can be installed in three modes: Interactive, Silent and Unattended Preload. Interactive Mode requires user input during installation; Silent Mode and Unattended Preload do not.

This software also offers a set of command line flags, which provide additional installation choices. The command line flags are not case sensitive. Refer to Section 4 for detailed descriptions of these flags.

Important Note:
The Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility is distributed in two formats: self extracting .EXE files (INFINST_AUTOL.EXE) or compressed .ZIP files (INFINST_AUTOL.ZIP). Depending on which distribution format is being executed, the command-line syntax may differ. Refer to Section 4 for more details.