Do I need this or not? Seems even Intel can't make their mind up. In the manual it says if I am using XP then 'No' I don't need it. """NO" indicates that the operating system should optimally configure the Intel chipset. The Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility does not need to be run."" OK fair enough. Now go to the Intel site & you get this> "This utility installs INF files that inform the operating system how to properly configure the chipset for specific functionality such as USB and AGP." "OS: Windows* 2000, Windows* 98 SE, Windows* Me, Windows* Server 2003, Windows* XP Home Edition, Windows* XP Professional". I suppose it's one of those 'if it ain't broke don't fix it' things.