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Old 09-20-2004, 08:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Third party drivers

Hey guys, I just got my new rig all together and I'm excited as hell. Before I boot up I have a quick question. Should I install all third party drivers, such as vid card, DVD drive etc.(excluding RAID drivers) when the Windows XP installation prompts me to during installation of the OS or should I install them after the OS is intstalled?

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Old 09-20-2004, 08:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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after installation, you won't be able to install a lot of those driver before you get XP running

not sure bout RAID though

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Old 09-20-2004, 10:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The only third-party drivers you will need to install before the installation are for a SATA/RAID configuration. You will need to install the drivers for your South Bridge (if the RAID controller is onboard). In any other case, you will need the drivers for the controller itself.
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