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I like to install a linksys instant giga drive, i do not have the original cd

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Hello,

If the model is EFG80. The link below has all the downloads from Linksys.

http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1169671616310&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&displaypage=nodata#versiondetail

To provide more specific information I would need the model of the device. You can find information on locating the model number at http://linksys.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/linksys.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=3655

Thanks

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