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I want to reinstall my OS (windows 7 64 bit) but I lost my drivers for my Mobo. Is there a way to put them on a USB jump drive and install them from that after I've formatted my HDD? How can I do this if so?

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Do you mean you are updating your bios? If you are updating drivers then you can just boot into the os and run them from USB. –  Bali C Dec 20 '12 at 12:07
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What you want to do is possible. You won't be asked for drivers until your intial boot into Windows. –  Ramhound Dec 20 '12 at 12:15
    
Ok thank you. I just meant to install the drivers for the Motherboard. Nothing to do with the BIOS, just the stuff that's necesary to get it running. –  Johanne Irish Dec 20 '12 at 13:00
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Before you format the system or on another system, download all drivers to the USB drive. Once you install Windows again you can use the USB drive to install/update the drivers.

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As another person referred, before formatting download all necessary drivers (or at least SATA/AHCI plus wireless/ethernet) and store them on a USB drive. Then, proceed accordingly to your needs during the format, using the USB to add the AHCI/sata drivers to your windows installation in case the hard drive(s) are not properly recognized.

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