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  1.    10 Jul 2015 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    @badrobot
    I'll be getting my Gigabyte motherboard today and I'll let you know how the instillation goes and if I run into any issues.

    Jeff
    Appreciated.
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  2.    10 Jul 2015 #22
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    Quote Originally Posted by badrobot View Post
    If those are optional stuffs it should be fine. But if not then definitely a no go.
    Yeah they're optional, it's just all the bloatware that comes with the software disc. Don't install it and you'll be fine. Just as a bit of proof (not that you want it or asked for it) that I'm not just scaremongering, and to give you a heads up on what not to install:

    BSOD while watching videos online Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    BSOD when computer is idle - Uncorectable Hardware Error Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    bsod after new motherboard and cpu Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Every night I set computer to sleep...every morning, BSOD Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Another BSOD this one has, ATTEMPTED_EXECUTE_OF_NOEXECUTE_MEMORY Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3.    10 Jul 2015 #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
    Yeah they're optional, it's just all the bloatware that comes with the software disc. Don't install it and you'll be fine. Just as a bit of proof (not that you want it or asked for it) that I'm not just scaremongering, and to give you a heads up on what not to install:

    BSOD while watching videos online Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    BSOD when computer is idle - Uncorectable Hardware Error Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    bsod after new motherboard and cpu Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Every night I set computer to sleep...every morning, BSOD Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Another BSOD this one has, ATTEMPTED_EXECUTE_OF_NOEXECUTE_MEMORY Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Thank you!

    Even when I had my ASUS mobo, the only utilities I installed under AI Suite are the optimization and USB 3.1. I unchecked the rest.
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  4.    10 Jul 2015 #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
    Yeah they're optional, it's just all the bloatware that comes with the software disc. Don't install it and you'll be fine. Just as a bit of proof (not that you want it or asked for it) that I'm not just scaremongering, and to give you a heads up on what not to install:

    BSOD while watching videos online Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    BSOD when computer is idle - Uncorectable Hardware Error Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    bsod after new motherboard and cpu Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Every night I set computer to sleep...every morning, BSOD Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Another BSOD this one has, ATTEMPTED_EXECUTE_OF_NOEXECUTE_MEMORY Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Thanks for the tip.. I'll keep this in mind when I install the new motherboard today.

    Jeff
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  5.    10 Jul 2015 #25
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    @badrobot, @BunnyJ you're welcome. It's just best to avoid those sort of issues instead of solve them. Gigabyte are not alone in causing BSODs with their bloatware (I've seen ASUS ones as well) but they're certainly the worst.
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  6.    10 Jul 2015 #26
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    Not only that but by the time MB gets installed, drivers and SW on disks are mostly outdated so I usually ignore them and anything needed get from MFGs site.
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  7.    10 Jul 2015 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Not only that but by the time MB gets installed, drivers and SW on disks are mostly outdated so I usually ignore them and anything needed get from MFGs site.
    It's perfect!

    I went to the Gigabyte support site and it has Windows 10 64-bit drivers.

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    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro...px?pid=4969#dl
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  8.    11 Jul 2015 #28
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    I installed my new Gigabyte yesterday and it's great.. no issues and I didn't use the DVD.

    Jeff
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  9.    11 Jul 2015 #29
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I installed my new Gigabyte yesterday and it's great.. no issues and I didn't use the DVD.

    Jeff
    Good - I notice there are more Windows 10 drivers on the Gigabyte site than there were just a few days ago. I've been downloading as they show up.
    Jim
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  10.    11 Jul 2015 #30
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    Quote Originally Posted by otisdog View Post
    Good - I notice there are more Windows 10 drivers on the Gigabyte site than there were just a few days ago. I've been downloading as they show up.
    Jim
    Thanks for the tip.. I really love this motherboard.. very good product IMO.
    Jeff
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