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Old 06-21-2005, 02:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok so im gonna buy a new motherboard since my old ones messed up. anyways do i need a copy of windows xp os? if so, when do i install it? after i install the mobo cd? or before? oh and im just converting all my previous components on to the new mobo in the same case and everything
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Old 06-21-2005, 03:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you are going to reinstall Windows, then you install Windows first, then after you can boot into Windows, then you install drivers/utilities off of your mobo CD.

Make note that the drivers/utilities on your mobo CD are going to be outdated and that you should get the latest versions off of the manufacturers website.
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You will need to do as Elbatrop said. First you install mobo (make sure everythings connected) fire it up, reinstall windows, and install the drivers that came along with mobo. Then Enjoy !
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