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I trying to install the nForce drivers on my EVGA 750i FTW. I downloaded the latest drivers from EVGA's web-site.

It included;

SMBus Driver
SMU Driver
Away Mode Inf
Ethernet Driver
MediaShield


I'm unsure as to what I should install. I've been having problems with SATA drivers, so I don't want to install anything to do with that. Which of those would be Ok to install?

Or, what do they all do?

Thanks for the help!
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Originally Posted by Kornowski View Post
I trying to install the nForce drivers on my EVGA 750i FTW. I downloaded the latest drivers from EVGA's web-site.

It included;

SMBus Driver
SMU Driver
Away Mode Inf
Ethernet Driver
MediaShield


I'm unsure as to what I should install. I've been having problems with SATA drivers, so I don't want to install anything to do with that. Which of those would be Ok to install?

Or, what do they all do?

Thanks for the help!
When you run the exe file, it should extract the drivers to a folder on the C drive. One of the folders should say IDE/SATA drivers, install those for the new SATA drivers.
Edited by ericeod - 12/14/08 at 4:18pm
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That's the thing, I don't want to install any SATA drivers, Windows sees all of my drives fine without 'em. I want to know which of those I can install without them being related to the SATA drivers, I know that Mediashield has something to do with it.

I have 32bit Vista Home Premium. Thanks man.
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That's the thing, I don't want to install any SATA drivers, Windows sees all of my drives fine without 'em. I want to know which of those I can install without them being related to the SATA drivers, I know that Mediashield has something to do with it.

I have 32bit Vista Home Premium. Thanks man.

Ok, when you donwload the file, all the drivers are in their respective folders. Just install the ones not related to SATA.

But looking at the extracted folder, the SM Bus, Ethernet and SMU are separate drive folders.

Note that the IDE drivers also contain the RAID and SATA drivers...


Edited by ericeod - 12/14/08 at 10:33am
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Ok, when you donwload the file, all the drivers are in their respective folders. Just install the ones not related to SATA.

But looking at the extracted folder, the SM Bus, Ethernet and SMU are separate drive folders.
It's an .exe

I can chose what I want to install from the .exe

So, you're saying it'd be Ok for me to install the SM Bus, Ethernet and SMU drivers?

Thanks.
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post #6 of 10
Yes,I would install SMBus & SMU,and Ethernet.Away mode just enables your pc to still dl/stream video or record TV,music while it's in sleepmode so to speak.MediaSheild is the one you want to avoid,it has to do with raid configuration.
 
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post #7 of 10
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Alright, awesome. Thanks a lot dudes!


+Rep to both of you! Thanks again!
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post #8 of 10
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There's a Windows update called 'nForce Memory Controller' should I get it?

It's nothing to do with the SATA drivers, right?
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^ Any ideas?
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post #10 of 10
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Sorry to bump, but I really need to know if I should install it or not. I checked the date on it and it's 19/10/2008, so it's fairly new.
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