Windows 7

  I am Spartacus 22:06 10 Jan 2009
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Anyone tried a clean install of this yet? I could only get as far as loading the basic Windows settings as the motherboard drivers wouldn't load. I couldn't see an option to run them in Vista or XP emulation. Because I couldn't load the drivers my wireless connection wasn't recognised to I couldn't access WIndows Update.

I'm trying an upgrade next but would have preferred a clean install.

  Sea Urchin 22:14 10 Jan 2009
  I am Spartacus 22:16 10 Jan 2009

Thanks, but I've already downloaded it.

  ambra4 23:05 10 Jan 2009

Is the file you download an ISO file you need to burn to a DVD and install from the DVD

Windows 7 is a new Vista without all the crap and required vista drivers

  I am Spartacus 23:07 10 Jan 2009

I've installed it already. I just can't load any motherboard drivers.

  Zeppelyn 23:25 10 Jan 2009

Have you tried installing via Device Manager and pointing to the actual driver files on CD or whatever.

  I am Spartacus 23:35 10 Jan 2009

No, but I'll try that if the upgrade I'm doing at the moment fails.

  ambra4 23:35 10 Jan 2009

Was your computers running Vista before or XP; if XP you need to check the motherboard

manufacture web site for the Vista drivers

  I am Spartacus 23:44 10 Jan 2009

I was using the Vista drivers and got an error message along the lines that the drivers were not compatible.

  ambra4 00:07 11 Jan 2009

Take a read at this site it might help

click here

  Quiller. 00:12 11 Jan 2009

if it is via a router can you not hard wire a connection? So you can then visit windows update?

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