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Windows 7: Qn about legacy nForce2 & SATA drivers for NF7-S mobo?

23 Sep 2009   #1

W7 Ultimate 64-bit (build 7601)
Qn about legacy nForce2 & SATA drivers for NF7-S mobo

Hi, I have an Abit NF7-S mobo (5+ yrs old) that has an nForce2 Ultra 400 + MCP-T chipset. The nvidia site has classified this as legacy, and only has the download for Vista.

Well I usually prefer to install the 'official' drivers, as MS ones seem to be at times problematic from experience. However I went along with installing the ones provided my microsoft update. All components in Device Manager seem to have been installed, and the OS is working without a problem. But the voice within me still prefers the 'official' vendor software. Would the vista one provided by nvidia work on Windows 7. I use to get a nice small app to control audio in the official release, which I am obviously not getting in the MS trimmed version.

I also have a SATA 150 RAID (Silicon Image Sil 3112A SATA PCI Controller) on the NF7-S which has the same issue as above. All working.. but for that voice

Any help appreciated.


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24 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Well first off you should be happy that everything is working with that old of a chipset. On most older hardware peole are told to install the vista drivers, mostly in compatibility mode so If I were you I wouldn't listen to that voice and just enjoy using 7 IMO. Fabe
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26 Sep 2009   #3

W7 Ultimate 64-bit (build 7601)

thanks for the reply. yep will do
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26 Sep 2009   #4

Win Xp/7

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27 Sep 2009   #5

W7 Ultimate 64-bit (build 7601)

Thanks so much for those two links! Looks good
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