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I didn't have any issues when I went from AMD to Intel. I had to install a couple driver manually but that's about it. I have since done a clean install though.

Edit: I did have to call Microsoft and reactivate windows.
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Originally Posted by Ghilly View Post
Correct me if i'm wrong but does'nt a new motherboard class as a new PC as far as Windows licencing is concerned. I think a new mobo will fail the hardware check.
That only applies to OEM Windows Product Keys.


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Okay. this is exactly what I needed to know! Appreciate all the input.
Does this mean you're going to leave your installation of Windows as it is to start with just to see how it goes?
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That only applies to OEM Windows Product Keys.
Ahh only dealt with OEM and volume licencing thanks for the info
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Ahh only dealt with OEM and volume licencing thanks for the info
You're welcome!
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Does this mean you're going to leave your installation of Windows as it is to start with just to see how it goes?
Not sure. I would still have to decide if I want to spend the 360ish$ for a cpu/mobo..
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Not sure. I would still have to decide if I want to spend the 360ish$ for a cpu/mobo..
Then if you do, then will you?
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Then if you do, then will you?
I'll see what happens if I dont and if any issues arise then I'll reinstall ^_^
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post #18 of 34
if it were me, I'd just reinstall. Too many questions and potential problems about drivers and hardware change.

Edit: errp. You already answered it. I'm going to bet play money you need to reinstall

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I'll see what happens if I dont and if any issues arise then I'll reinstall ^_^
Exactly!
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post #20 of 34
Aside from reinstalling drivers, which Windows should do automatically, you'd have to reactivate. That's pretty much it. The phone system takes you about five to ten minutes.

I've done it a few times when I was too lazy.
    
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