NEWBIES Please Read. Update Information.

Author Svet on 24 February, 2012 | Print | Bookmark
Hi all,

There's links shoved all over this site regarding files that will hopefully help others get their systems in working order.

I thought I would eliminated the leg work for newbies and those too lazy to search and post links to many important/vital files that may aid users in making the most out of their MSI experience, even if the BIOS is a pain in the arse.   Cheesy 

875P BIOS Files 

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/bios/bos/spt_bos_detail.php?UID=434

865P/PE BIOS Files 

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/bios/bos/spt_bos_detail.php?UID=433

Intel Chipset inf Installation Utility 5.02 

http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df/filter_results.asp?strOSs=44&strTypes=DRV,ARC&ProductID=816&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&submit=Go!

Intel IAA RAID Edition 3.5 

http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df/filter_results.asp?strOSs=44&strTypes=DRV%

2CUTL&ProductID=961&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&submit=Go!

ATi Radeon Catalyst 3.6 Drivers 

http://www.atitech.com/support/drivers/winxp/radeonwdm-xp.html?type=xp&prodType=graphic&prod=productsXPdriver&submit.x=6&submit.y=1

Nvidia Detonator Drivers 45.23 

http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp-2k_45.23

Blaster Worm Patch 

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2354406C-C5B6-44AC-9532-3DE40F69C074&displaylang=en

Windows XP SP1a REDIST (Entire) 

https://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/servicepacks/sp1/sp1lang.asp

DirectX 9.0a REDIST (Entire) 

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A6DEE0DB-DCCE-43EA-87BB-7C7E1FD1EAA2&displaylang=en

On-Board Network Drivers 

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/driver/dvr/spt_dvr_list.php?part=1&kind=2&CHIP=2&ID=1

On-Board Sound Drivers 

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/driver/dvr/spt_dvr_list.php?part=1&kind=3&CHIP=3&ID=1

On-Board IDE Drivers 

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/driver/dvr/spt_dvr_list.php?part=1&kind=4&CHIP=4&ID=1

Best of Luck,

MR BREEZE
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P4 3.0G 800FSB @ 3.45 G/230(924)FSB 
MSI 875P Neo FIS2R Bios v1.74b
Kingston HyperX3500 1GB Dual DDR433
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB @ 441/371 
WD1200JB Primary Drive 
Pioneer DVR-105 (unlocked firmware 1.33b) 
2xWD2000JB on IDE in RAID-0 
Antec TrueControl 550 
Sandra MAX3! CPU: 11696 
Sandra MAX3! Mem: 5565
Sandra MAX3! HDD: 49500
HDTach 2.61: 64MB/sec Avg. 80MB/sec Max. 36MB/sec Min. 
3dMark2001SE: 20995 
3dMark2003: 6848

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Maesus : I edit this post with other users' great inputs.
Below is by Petej61
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System Information / Benchmarking links:-

AIDA32
http://www.aida32.hu/aida32.php

ClockGen
http://www.cpuid.com/clockgen.php

CPU-Z
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

Sisoft SANDRA
http://www.sisoftware.net/

Other usefully progys (All links have Free downloadable versions):-

Adobe Acrobat reader (Needed to read PDF files)
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

AD-Aware (Removes tracking cookies/spyware)
http://www.lavasoft.nu/

AVG Anti-Virus
http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php

DAP (Download accelerator/resumer)
http://speedbit.com/DAPDL.asp?

SUN JAVA (Needed to run some web-based programs)
http://www.java.com/en/index.jsp

ZoneAlarm (Firewall)
http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/home.jsp

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by KingFisher
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Hi,

I hope the following may help. :] 

ATI CATALYST 3.7 (Windows XP):

http://www.ati.com/support/drivers/winxp/radeonwdm-xp.html?type=xp&prodType=graphic&prod=productsXPdriver&submit.x=2&submit.y=6

CD Speed 2000 (contain softwares that can test your CD-ROM and DVD-ROM):

http://www.cdspeed2000.com/

Futuremark (included products like 3DMarkĀ®03 Pro and 3DMark2001 SE Pro):

http://www.futuremark.com/products/

IntelĀ® Processor Frequency ID Utility:

http://support.intel.com/support/processors/tools/frequencyid/

Winzip:

http://www.winzip.com/ddchomea.htm

Thank you for your attention.

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