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Well when I upgraded to a new motherboard I started getting random restarts. I searched the web and it might possibly from my old drivers. But I cant uninstall them.
    
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Well when I upgraded to a new motherboard I started getting random restarts. I searched the web and it might possibly from my old drivers. But I cant uninstall them.
What kind of Power Supply do you use?

Also, did you re-install windows with the new motherboard? I'd say go for a completely new install...wipe the drive and reinstall
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My rig does that with to much of a graphics OC, mem or core.
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post #4 of 11
You could try driver cleaner... but, just reinstall windows. When i went from my VIA chipset board to this, it did the same thing. Reinstall.
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Yea you probably need to reinstall windows with the new motherboard. What power supply do you have btw as that could be causing you problems.
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well thats the last thing I want to do is do a clean install. i have 400watt psu but thats not the problem. because the other hd that i have windows xp on works fine even when the vid card is oc. but i managed to remove the old drivers from it. what other programs remove old drivers?
    
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Can you look in your event viewer. A system problem will be logged there. This should detial the problem to you.
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well thats the last thing I want to do is do a clean install. i have 400watt psu but thats not the problem. because the other hd that i have windows xp on works fine even when the vid card is oc. but i managed to remove the old drivers from it. what other programs remove old drivers?
http://www.filepedia.com/desktop_sof...leaner_pro.cfm

This will help delete like old audio card software as well as old video card drivers.

But, seriously, almost anyone on this forum will tell you that you should do a clean install if you change motherboards. Almost all of the drivers are going to get mixed up. From my experience, i haven't even been able to boot up if i change motherboards and keep the same hard drive without doing a clean install. I would usually get a BSOD of some kind.
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i managed to remove all my old drivers so far the only thing in the event viewer is that it cant find my printer drivers. now to find the cd for it. so far it hasnt restarted. ill probably reinstall xp after i get everything backed up. thanks for the help.
    
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i managed to remove all my old drivers so far the only thing in the event viewer is that it cant find my printer drivers. now to find the cd for it. so far it hasnt restarted. ill probably reinstall after i get everything backed up. thanks for the help.
You could get the drivers off the manufacturer's website if you can't find the cd. Probably are more up-to-date anyway.
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