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First boot questions.??

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Da Whip

Senior Member
Feb 2, 2001
Sunny Florida, you can keep the midwest!!
I have a few questions about the proper sequence of things when I get ready to start for the 1st time.
1. What should and/or shouldn't be connected?(VGA, Network Card,etc.)

2. What drivers do I load first?

3. How long and what is burn in??

4. Any MOBO settings for the KK-266-R that will ease the pain?

System Specs;
1.2ghz T-bird (C) w/ 266fsb
Iwill KK266-R ver. 1.1
Vantec HSF
56X CD-rom
Plextor CDRW 16x write
Visiontek GeForce 2 Ultra

Any and all help is appreciated.
256mb Crucial PC-133 cas-2
Are you going to start with a clean reformatted hard drive or use your exsisting operating system? That is the key. Start with the video card only then install each card seperately with the matching driver. Some M/B are pickie about what slot the sound card goes into that it is not shared with another slot & IRQ assignment. I have to set the bios up to reserve IRQ 5 for the S/B card. If you are not reformatting the HD then you can run regedit to remove the motherboard files from the system. Windows is a driver driven O/S.