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Has anyone here moved between Nvidia and Intel MBs on Vista x64 without resinstalling

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That is, in going from say a 965 or P35 to a 680 or 780, or the other way from a 680 or 780 to a P35 or X38, where you successful in reusing your existing Vista installation?

If so, what was the procedure you used? If you tried and failed, what process did you use?

Thanks,

David
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You should reformat when switching a motherboard even if it was Nvidia/nvidia. You'll run into problems switching any motherboard without reformating.
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If your current install even boots up after installing a new motherboard... Consider yourself lucky. You're just gonna run into a ton of errors eventually, though.

Best to just reinstall.
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i went from a p35 to a 580x to nvidia 610i
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You need to re-install the OS! I've tried the easy way as probably many others have but this creates problems. Re-installing gives you a clean start and a much better chance of trouble free operation.
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i went from a p35 to a 580x to nvidia 610i
And it worked?
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I went from a 965 to an X38 and have had ZERO problem "SO FAR". I was actually gonna reinstall so I backed everything up, but TBH I don't think I need to reinstall. I went and cleaned out all the old MB drivers and installed the drivers for this MB and everything "SEEMS" perfectly fine.
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