I was just reading a thread when one of the answers given may well help me with a problem I've been having. My question is, if you format your hard drive and then re-install windows XP do you need to download the latest drivers for your CD-Rom and CD-RW drive or does Windows XP supply suitable drivers for these drives.
Xp loads windows drivers to suit CDRW/CDR/& other interfaces required during install .however 1 note > Some boards require 4in1 drivers (ali) USB2 motherboard updated drivers to allow Xp to communicate correctly with the the USB bus. for those units with SP1 /2 this is generally no longer required. But please be aware if your machine was purchased pre activated with XP it can be frustrating to reinstall cleanly...Check all relative posts on here (helproom)before attempting it..
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