Injecting SCSI controller device drivers into Windows



Windows 2008 and Windows 7 (LSI SAS)

Windows 2008 and Windows 7 have the LSI SAS driver installed by default,

( C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\lsi_sas.sys )
but they require a registry key to activate it:
( export & import HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LSI_SAS )

Windows 2003 (LSI Logic Parallel / vmscsi)

Windows XP / 2000 / NT (buslogic and vmscsi)

S03 Step

[0] backup reg

 - %SystemRoot%\System32\Config

 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER are in the %SystemRoot%\Profiles\Username


Power on the source for the conversion.

Download the VMware SCSI Disk Controller driver diskette at:


Right-click vmscsi.inf and click Install. The VMware SCSI drivers are installed.

Restart the source to complete installation.


Windows 2003 (lsilogic and vmscsi)

* S03 只會有其中一類 Controller

Copy the LSI Logic disk controller driver file located at


to the source for the conversion.

Copy the VMware SCSI disk controller device driver file (if present) located in


to the source for the conversion.


Click Start > Run, type regedit, and press Enter.

Browse to and export these registry keys:




The vmscsi service registry key may not exist if VMware Tools is not installed on the virtual machine