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hey everyone, well I finished building my first computer. Good experience, will post pics up as soon as I can get it up and running the way it is suppose to.

Here is what I did step by step. Please tell me if I am doing this correctly.

Hardware was assembled fine, started up right away. On the first start-up it gave me a quick short beep and posted, then I went into the BIOS and checked everything out. It sees my cpu, hard drive, optical drive, and ram. ........I have my monitor connected to the gtx 460 I put in, and the monitor works fine so I am assuming that the motherboard sees my graphics card properly correct?

Now after checking out the BIOS I changed the boot priority to my optical drive so I can install windows. Got that done, pc restarted and windows proceded to install. However during the install Windows did not ask me if I wanted to partition my hard drive, it jsut left it as one huge 500g part. How do I do that?

But next I proceeded to install the OS Everything seemed fine. Windows installed, I took out the cd and restarted the computer. I went into the BIOS, changed the boot priority again to the hard drive and restarted the computer. As before, I get a short, quick beep and the pc continues to start up this time directly to windows.

What exactly am I suppose to do after I log back in to windows? Do I grab the support cd that came with the motherboard and install everything that's on it? What exactly does that cd give me?

Can someone please tell me the steps to finish setting my system up after installing windows? I cant get any of my hardware to be recognized or drivers installed, whats going on?
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post #2 of 14
do you have internet connection on the computer? if so, try running a windows update. It should install all the basic drivers you need. you can also try the CD that came with the motherboard and graphics card too. Those will have the drivers on them, however they may not be up to date. You can also install the drivers from the manufactures website.
As for the partitioning you have to select advanced setup when installing the OS, but you can do that after the windows is installed by right clicking my computer and select manage where the computer management ->storage->disk management
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post #3 of 14
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I cant connect to the internet actually. You see I have my desktop running off a wireless signal. And It wont let me install drivers and it doesnt seem like windows is even recognizing any of the hardware I have plugged into he back of my computer. maybe it didn't install correctly?
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post #4 of 14
Your going to to need to download the drivers on the computer that your using to post on OCN. There are some hardware that isn't natively on Windows 7. What is your NIC?
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post #6 of 14
network interface card... basically what is your wireless card?
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post #7 of 14
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i get my wireless from a little Linksys(Cisco) thumb drive looking thing. It plugs into the usb. Thats what I had on my old computer. It seems that when I go to install the wirless drivers( via the cd i got with it) it gets passed installing drivers but when it gets to installing the device its like windows doesnt see it.
Edited by mwl5apv - 2/9/11 at 8:04pm
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post #8 of 14
Maybe I missed something here, but why not just hard wire the pc and get everything loaded the way you want including the Wireless, than once it's updated and functioning and everything installed, then go wireless?
 
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post #9 of 14
you can use a USB thumb drive to put a downloaded copy of the driver for the wireless device downloaded from the manufacturer's website specifically for your desktop computer's window version (windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit) and load that on the desktop. This should allow you to get on the internet, and once there go ahead and windows update
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post #10 of 14
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I actually got everything with the internet done a different way. I manually installed them as apposed to straight from the cd. My next question is.... on the cd that came with my motherboard, what exactly do I need to install? basic drivers? Do i need those fancy utilities?
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Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
ASUS 24x DVD RW Corsair H80i Windows 7 64-bit LG 24MP56HQ-P IPS 
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