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Hello guys

First of all "I am sorry" if I am not in the right place to ask such a question

...
I bought every thing I need for my new system, such as, case, processor, MOBO ....etc.

when I reached to the CD/DVD drive,
I chose this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151232

But, I am wondering if I first time power on my system, can I just insert my Windows 7 CD inside this drive and choose to boot from it?
Or, it will ask me a driver for it?

If so,

How can I instal a driver if I don't have an operation system yet?
Hope it will read my Win 7 from the first time ..
..
What do you think .. I am all yours guys just tell me what should I do.

Sorry again If I wasted your time guys.

Thanks
post #2 of 5
Dude, any DVD drive will work. Installing windows is REALLY REALLY easy and practically pain free. insert, boot, follow directions, (or a guide on the web as you may get into trouble at the formating part), and your good to go. Modern OSes RARELY ever need drivers during install.

Now servers on the other hand.......


Also a question not asked is a stupid question. Ask as many as you like. Personally I got a bit annoyed by this thread, but then thought back to the days I was a newbie ^_^
Edited by Lord Xeb - 7/29/11 at 12:13am
 
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you should be able to see it in your bios if you need some assurance ... but yeah should work just fine
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Originally Posted by SandyBridge View Post
Hello guys

First of all "I am sorry" if I am not in the right place to ask such a question

...
I bought every thing I need for my new system, such as, case, processor, MOBO ....etc.

when I reached to the CD/DVD drive,
I chose this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151232

But, I am wondering if I first time power on my system, can I just insert my Windows 7 CD inside this drive and choose to boot from it?
Or, it will ask me a driver for it?

If so,

How can I instal a driver if I don't have an operation system yet?
Hope it will read my Win 7 from the first time ..
..
What do you think .. I am all yours guys just tell me what should I do.

Sorry again If I wasted your time guys.

Thanks
As long as the drive is connected properly, and there are no other boot issues, it should work straight out of the box.

The only thing you may have to do is look in your BIOS to make sure that your optical drive is the first boot device, then change it back after you've installed Windows.

Most newer BIOS have a key that you can press while booting to select a temporary first boot device as well.
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I was just concerned since it is a blu ray one

Thank you guys so much
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