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I am trying to install windows 8 but it always says it cant find the media or drivers.. ive tried downloading drivers onto the usb and installing them but I have no clue what to do...

http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en&p=1&s=24&m=SABERTOOTH+990FX+R2.0&os=&hashedid=Yk1gGoRISkgLawoj
I tried the top link and the middle link. each time I have no clue what im doing .. someone help please

Almost forgot its a asus saber tooth 990 fx 2.0 mother board.
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Which drivers are you trying to install? All the downloads are in .zip archives so you'll have to unzip them on another computer then copy them over.
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Which drivers are you trying to install? All the downloads are in .zip archives so you'll have to unzip them on another computer then copy them over.

Well to install windows 8 it says I need drivers.. I went on the support site and tried every chipset I could try.. and went through every subsection in the ew computer trying to find which x64 win 8 I could installand I found ones that were compatible then would say no drivers found.. So I think I am doing something wrong but im not too sure this is my first custom built pc, as well as first time installing any Os onto a computer. I am using a usb to do this by the way
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Well to install windows 8 it says I need drivers.. I went on the support site and tried every chipset I could try.. and went through every subsection in the ew computer trying to find which x64 win 8 I could installand I found ones that were compatible then would say no drivers found.. So I think I am doing something wrong but im not too sure this is my first custom built pc, as well as first time installing any Os onto a computer. I am using a usb to do this by the way
So you've downloaded the drivers, unzipped them and tried to install them?
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So you've downloaded the drivers, unzipped them and tried to install them?

Well at first I didnt unzip, then I found out they wont show up. So I unzipped them and tried and it wouldnt work.. To be honest im not sure if I did it right. Because there would be about 8 sections that all lead into a win7 or win8 section which then had x64 and x80 something.. and when I do this each time do I need to restart the computer? Do I need to do the drives from start up? or right after the windows 8 asks me for the key, the languages etc..?
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If you can, install windows completely first, then worry about drivers.
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If you can, install windows completely first, then worry about drivers.

Well thats the thing I cant go on with the install because it says it cant find any drivers. My hard drive works in the bios but for some reason its obsessed with me having drivers.. :|
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Well thats the thing I cant go on with the install because it says it cant find any drivers. My hard drive works in the bios but for some reason its obsessed with me having drivers.. :|
You can get into Windows without drivers. You don't need drivers for your HDD.
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You can get into Windows without drivers. You don't need drivers for your HDD.

So I have been told however when the part comes when I take the media disc out, it cannot continue unless I have the right driver for it, appaerently when I talked to the customer support they said I may need a raid chip set for it.. bios picks up my ssd drive, however it seems when I try to install Win8, I dont think it can.
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So I have been told however when the part comes when I take the media disc out, it cannot continue unless I have the right driver for it, appaerently when I talked to the customer support they said I may need a raid chip set for it.. bios picks up my ssd drive, however it seems when I try to install Win8, I dont think it can.
So you put the disk in, you boot from the disk, then it says it can't continue?
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