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Old 05-14-2009, 10:23 PM   #91
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when you first start up pop the OS disk in and load that all up

then go to Nvidia.com and download your Nvidia drivers for your card

Virus i recommend AVG free 8.5 or Avast

Steam lol

you might want to flash your bios also
im scared of flashing BIOS.... lol

so, right when i boot up put in OS disk????

probably wont get steam :P
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:26 PM   #92
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lol flashing bios basically means updating it
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:27 PM   #93
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lol flashing bios basically means updating it
no, i know what it means... i also know what it means if it goes wrong... your computer is now a very expensive paperweight...

and ive also heard its not necessarily vital
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im scared of flashing BIOS.... lol

your motherboard supports this:

http://support.asus.com/technicaldoc...nt.aspx?no=714


Updates the bios for you, i've used it for my Asus 4 times, works perfectly
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your motherboard supports this:

http://support.asus.com/technicaldoc...nt.aspx?no=714


Updates the bios for you, i've used it for my Asus 4 times, works perfectly
so that will update BIOS from the internet??
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it will download the lastest bios update for you, and flash it for you from windows

lol its easy
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it will download the lastest bios update for you, and flash it for you from windows

lol its easy
sweet

so, to get the other drivers... just go to the hardware makers website, put in all info, and download, put on usb key, and transfer to new computer???

also, do you ONLY need to update motherboard and gpu??? and does the motherboard driver include everything (usb, ethernet, bus, etc?)
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You might want to download it TO the USB flash.

and yep from the website
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You might want to download it TO the USB flash.

and yep from the website
why would you do that instead... cant you just put the .exe on the desktop, then put on usb??

does the one mobo driver encompass everything?
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i don't think that you would want drivers that don't go to that system on your hardrive
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