Foxconn A7DA-S 790GX Reviewajmatson - September 7, 2008
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Setting up the Foxconn A7DA-S is easy as possible. First, just pop the driver CD into your drive and the autorun feature will launch the Foxconn installer. The Foxconn installer makes it easy to install the drivers and software included mostly with the press of one button. The only exception is that you must install the AMD Chipset drivers before installing any of the other drivers and the installer will remind you of this if you choose the one click install option.
The installation of the drivers is the same as installing drivers for ATI video cards. The chipset uses the ATI Catalyst Control Center to install and manage the drivers for the motherboard just like it does for the video card. Also, since the onboard video is an ATI HD 3300 chip, the video drivers are installed as well. The audio driver however, installs as a separate package and installs the Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs.
The included programs that come on the CD are designed to make life easier and more efficient when working with the Foxconn A7DA-S motherboard. There are programs included to update the system, change the design of the start up and even protect you from viruses and other malware designed to shut you down. The software included is the Fox One overclocking utility, Fox Live Update which will updae your BIOS within Windows, Fox Logo for changing your boot screen, Fox DMI which is a system DMI reader, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and a copy of Norton Internet Security with a complementary 90-Day subscription to get you started protecting your system.