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June 23, 2010 1:17:10 AM

My DVD drive won't recognize the driver and utilities dvd that came with my motherboard; I don't have a floppy drive. Here are the new components:

MSI 785GT-E63 AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813130266

Patriot Extreme Performance 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820220227

AMD Athlon II X3 435 Rana 2.9GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Processor

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6819103724


Windows XP.

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June 23, 2010 1:24:07 AM

Can you download and install from the Internet or install onto a flash drive than install them??
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June 23, 2010 1:33:29 AM

i've looked; but everything I see is a file that I need a floppy for. I do have the capability for that though if i can find it.
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June 23, 2010 1:58:04 AM

I checked MSI's website and you can download the drivers without issues. They download as zip files and the "floppy disk" image is just to call out to save the file, not that you need a floppy drive.

http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=downloaddetail&type=d...
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June 23, 2010 2:14:20 AM

you should be using windows 7 with a good computer like that. you are wasting it by running xp. also, the drivers for that system are meant for win7, so it would be easier if you were running it (win7 i mean).
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June 23, 2010 5:40:15 AM

Best answer selected by yeknom.
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June 23, 2010 5:47:05 AM

Yeah. I plan on getting 7 soon. I'm inexperienced in pc's at this point, I just read the "building your own" faq thing here and went with it, for budgetary reasons. Tecmo, thanks, you were right I was able to use a removable after extracting the files and have my system up an running, thanks.
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