So I have a ASRock B75m-ITX mobo. I just got Windows 7 on it and I'm trying to get the drivers installed. I put the disc in and hit "install all drivers and utilities" it restarted which I expected it to, but then a screen came up that says something along the lines of " generate ata Serial drive[Y/N]". If I take the disc out it works fine and runs windows perfectly. If I try to run the drivers again a menu pops up that says Intel and I don't have time to look at it because the computer shuts down. Is there anyway I can tell if the drivers have been installed?
Windows will install default drivers for anything it needs to get up and running, including some of the drivers on your disk. Having said that...
You only "need" to install the LAN driver, INF driver, Intel Management Engine driver, Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver (if using a SSD), Intel USB 3.0 driver, and maybe the Realtek high definition audio driver (if you want the audio control panel). Leave the rest of the 'junk' off your system... at least for now. Never do an 'all driver/utilities' install.
Adding to what I said above, you probably have a partial driver or utility install causing your startup issue. Installing the drivers mentioned above individually may clear that up. If not run CCleaner and have it do a Clean and Registry both. That may get rid of the nagging startup message. http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner