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I have just fitted a new motherboard and wish to use my previous OS install. I understand that Windows still looks for the old MB drivers and it now fails to boot. Is there anyway around this without having to do a fresh install?

I read somewhere that I can add the new drivers using something called dism. So I downloaded my new motherboard drivers to a usb stick. Booted from the recovery disc and used the command prompt using the following

dism /image:c:\ /add-driver /Driver:X:\ /recurse

It found my new drivers on the usb stick and installed them successfully.

Now when I restart I get the following message

"BOOTMGR" missing

Any ideas?
Edited by slamminuk - 9/1/12 at 8:00am
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Originally Posted by slamminuk View Post

I have just fitted a new motherboard and wish to use my previous OS install. I understand that Windows still looks for the old MB drivers and it now fails to boot. Is there anyway around this without having to do a fresh install?

Depending on what happens, the fixes are usually different (if at all possible).
Please define "fails to boot"?
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Just updated my post.
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BOOTMGR is loaded very early in the boot process before storage drivers are even looked at. Follow the above link smile.gif
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