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Hello all. I recently purchased an Intel motherboard in NewEgg's open box sale. Upon unboxing it, I discovered that I didn't have a drivers CD. I didn't think about it too much until a couple days ago. I haven't built the computer yet but I'm worried about drivers. I downloaded several from Intel's website and put them on a flash drive. Will this work or is there a way I can get a drivers CD?
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I think you're going about the best way. I mean, even if it came with a CD, then I would still recommend not using it and instead downloading the latest drivers and software.

For example: a driver CD came with my P8P67 EVO, but I didn't use it.
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make sure you get LAN driver on a flash drive, if you get that and can connect to internet, you will be 100% fine. :]
    
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Intel said to install the INF utility before anything else. Does it really matter that much or should I install the LAN driver and then download/install everything else?
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Originally Posted by tehfatkid View Post
Intel said to install the INF utility before anything else. Does it really matter that much or should I install the LAN driver and then download/install everything else?
If you already have internet access, then I guess it might be better to do what Intel recommends and then install all the other drivers afterward.
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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