Solved HELP! New SSD - Want clean install of windows 7 - lost motherboard disk Tags: SSD Clean Install Motherboards Windows 7 Last response: November 21, 2013 2:00 PM in Motherboards Share ribald86 November 21, 2013 1:52:27 PM Hello all, I've been saving my pennies and am ready to upgrade from a 5800 rpm 2tb hdd to a 1tb ssd. However, I lost my ASUS motherboard driver disk. I went to the website and am a bit concerned as I can't recall what I need to install. http://www.asus.com/ROG_ROG/MAXIMUS_IV_EXTREMEZ/#suppor... Under Drivers and Tools, selecting Windows 7 as a OS, what items do I need to download? I'm concerned by the number of them as I'm uncertain if there is an install order or not. Please help and give my dumb ass advice More about : ssd clean install windows lost motherboard disk Supahos a b V Motherboard November 21, 2013 1:56:56 PM There is no specific install order. Things you'll need for sure... Chipset,audio,vga,lan,usb,sata,bluetooth. I would do chipset first as it makes most things run faster. m 0 l corroded a b V Motherboard a b $ Windows 7 November 21, 2013 1:58:06 PM you should not need anything.... The OS will do most of it. Are you cloning down to the 1 TB or just loading the OS fresh? Is the Bios set to AHCI? If getting driver from MOBo mfg, always get newest... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution danny2000 a b V Motherboard a b $ Windows 7 November 21, 2013 2:00:41 PM Before you do a clean install, make sure that inside the bios, that you've set the hard drive controller to use AHCI instead of IDE mode. Also, the first drivers to load once Windows is installed are the chipset drivers and the ME drivers (they are both in the same section, but install the chipset one first.) Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalling new Motherboard, new SSD and clean install new windows-7 on old windows xp computer Forum Solvedplease help new ssd, new hdd, clean install (want to save bf4) Forum SolvedWindows 7 clean install on new SSD Forum SolvedClean install of windows 8 for a new motherboard without disks? Forum Solvedwindows 8 "clean" install on a new SSD, using windows 7 from recovery disc Forum SolvedNew SSD Windows 7 clean install -- what about the other programs? Forum SolvedBlack screen when clean installing windows 7 on new SSD Forum SolvedInstalling (clean) Windows-7 to new SSD. How to do? Forum Disk 0 unallocated space total size: 0.0 free space: 0.0 Windows 7 Clean Install Help Forum Clean install Windows 8.1, lost recovery image, SSD Cache stopped working and I have no idea how to fix it. Forum Need help with instalation of Windows 7 on my new SSD disk. Forum Clean windows 7 install on a new SSD Forum SolvedWindows 8 Laptop, new hard drive. Clean windows 8 or 7 install. Help! Forum SolvedHave a LEGAL new Sony laptop with Windows 8.0, wanting to downgrade to Windows 7. Both 64bit. Have new 2.5" SSD to install. Forum SolvedJust got SSD. Want to do clean install, but already used W7 OEM on HDD? Forum SolvedGot new ssd, want to do clean install of OS, what is the best method to do that? Forum How to clean install windows 7 on a new ssd if its already on old ssd and you do Forum Clean install of Windows 7 on new SSD Forum New laptop clean install windows 8 to SSD help! Forum SolvedInstalled Steam Client after a Windows clean install on a new SSD, how would I easily download/install games on either drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !