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Old June 20th 04, 10:26 PM
Sseaott
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Default Installing fresh copy of Windows XP

I'm buying a new notebook in the next few days and I had a quick question.
I know how to do a clean install of the OS but once that is done, I need to
install the drivers for the hardware in the notebook. I have heard there is
a specific order in which they should be installed in, and that the very
first thing that should be installed are the chipset drivers??? Is this
correct? My notebook will have a AMD Athlon 64 3400 processor in it, do
AMD's have chipsets that need to be installed or is that only for Intel?

If anyone can give me the exact order I would appreciate it.

Thanks.


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Old June 20th 04, 11:20 PM
Jason Cothran
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"Sseaott" wrote in message
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| I'm buying a new notebook in the next few days and I had a quick question.
| I know how to do a clean install of the OS but once that is done, I need
to
| install the drivers for the hardware in the notebook. I have heard there
is
| a specific order in which they should be installed in, and that the very
| first thing that should be installed are the chipset drivers??? Is this
| correct? My notebook will have a AMD Athlon 64 3400 processor in it, do
| AMD's have chipsets that need to be installed or is that only for Intel?
|
| If anyone can give me the exact order I would appreciate it.
|
|

The way I tend to do it is chipset, processor, video, sound, and then
everything else in no particular order. There is a driver for the Athlon 64
on AMD's site.


 




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