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Old 11-13-2008, 11:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just have a couple question that I would liked answered before I build my pc in a couple weeks.
To get wireless internet on my pc, I need to buy a wifi PCI card, but how do I download the drivers for it and all of my other components if I don't have internet on it? And I can't plug in an ethernet cord.
Also, once I put everything together, will everything work automatically or will I have to install the drivers for everything?

because my router is across the house in a little tiny corner and I would have no room at all to put my computer there.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Typically, a Wireless card is going to come with a CD that has drivers already on it. Same goes for most hardware that you buy.

PS: You can actually edit a previous post of yours, by clicking the EDIT button. Fancy that!
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok thanks, and I know i can edit a post but some a person responded before an i guess he deleted his post after i responded. so i wont have to worry about anything? and is it hard to build a computer?
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I knew nothing about computers about 4 weeks ago, but with the internet knolege is infinite. Right now I have built my computer and only need to get an os and some small things here and there
its very easy, but just find the right products before you buy
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ohh ok. I have all of my stuff picked out I just need to go out and get it or order it.
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well post it up
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yea its a great idea to post your build before you buy so these great people make sure you dont make a big mistake..
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The seagate 7200.11 is the latest series
I would get a E8400 and a decent aftermarket cooler as it will give you better performance in most current games
Rather then a 9800 get an Ati 48** (30/50/70) dependent on what your budget will allow
You have made the pennultimate noob mistake and not bought a psu seperately its what supports everything if it blows up because of it being cheap and shoddy then it can take everything else out with it.
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