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Old 04-21-2005, 04:58 PM   #1
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Default Question About Motherboards and Reformatting

I have an ASUS P4S800-MX motherboard waiting to be installed at the moment. But I'm getting mixed reactions on what I have to do to install it.

One person is telling me that I NEED to reformat my computer before I can install the motherboard.

And a bunch of other people are telling me that I need not reformat to install my motherboard.

So as you can see I'm kinda confused on what to do, because I don't really wanna wait and buy another harddrive before I can install my motherboard.

Any opinions/comments? Oh and if this helps. My current motherboard is a different brand from my ASUS one, I just don't remember what it was.
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Old 04-21-2005, 05:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: Question About Motherboards and Reformatting

You don't need to reformat before you install a new motherboard I don't believe.
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Old 04-21-2005, 05:07 PM   #3
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well..is there anything that i need to do anyway if i wanna install it without reformatting?

i heard that it takes a while for the comp to get used to the new motherboard also. any help on that please?

anything is greatly appreciated.
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once the drivers and possibly monitoring software (if it came with such) is installed then im pretty sure it will be fine.
someone correct me if im wrong!
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