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Old 11-14-2007, 04:57 PM   #1
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If I replace my motherboard with the same one, I wont have to install new XP or anything, will I? Theres a problem with my motherboard and it is getting replaced for free, but I just want to make sure nothing on my hard drive will be lost, or have to be lost after I remove the motherboard.

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Old 11-14-2007, 04:59 PM   #2
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I believe what you want to do is uninstall your IDE controllers and then replace the motherboard. Lhuser knows.
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Old 11-14-2007, 05:05 PM   #3
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if the new board is exactly the same as the old one you're good to go, just reassemble everything.
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ok good. thats what i wanted to hear. thanks
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oh... I didn't see the part about the same board model. Just pop it in and you are good.
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alright cool. thanks for the help
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