Everything is in that Windows.old folder somewhere. Including all of your settings and installs.
Fastest way to get things working would to be to just reinstall everything and copy saves and configs over from the Windows.old. You will need to know where each program keeps what however.
Originally Posted by Triscuit;14419259
EVERYTHING but the Mobo is the same.
Problem is that 80-90% of the devices in any given system are on the motherboard, including all the most important ones, as far as the OS is concerned.
It's usually fairly painless to swap out board that use the same, or similar chipset, but when things start to significantly diverge, problems rapidly develop.