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Old 07-04-2010, 02:12 PM   #1
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Hey everyone,
So if I get a new motherboard and new ram, and I hook it up to my hard drive with an installation of windows 7 already on it, will the system still run ok? or would there be issues?

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Old 07-04-2010, 03:15 PM   #2
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No, you need to do a fresh install of windows if you change chipsets.
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You don't have to go that far. A simple repair install will do the trick. It will leave all your programs and files intact. You will need to reinstall your drivers and updates though.
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You don't have to go that far. A simple repair install will do the trick. It will leave all your programs and files intact. You will need to reinstall your drivers and updates though.
I did not know that. Thanks for the heads up :P
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