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I was planning on getting a better mobo sometime soon and i was wondering since my HDD has all the drivers for the current mobo, how will i go about getting it ready for the new mobo. Do i simply install the new drivers in the mobo's cd when im in windows or do i have to uninstall the old mobo's drivers to make way for the new ones. Thanks in advance for your help.
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post #2 of 7
You can just hook up the new mobo and see if it boots. You can then use DriverCleaner to remove all the old drivers after installing the new drivers.

You can also just do a fresh install of the OS.
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post #3 of 7
If it's the same chipset, it may be OK, but be prepared to re-install the OS..
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post #4 of 7
I would do a clean reformat of the OS.
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post #5 of 7
The only way to be certain it will work is a clean OS install. However, DriverCleaner may work. I wouldn't hold my breath, though.
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It's best to do a fresh install. Even after removing drivers there are still other things that may have conflicts.
    
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post #7 of 7
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thats what i normally do i just hate to have to reinstall all my apps again but it think its worth it
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Samsung 950 Pro m.2 512GB Noctua NH-U12S 3x EK Vardar F4-120ER Win 10  
MonitorPowerCase
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i5 6600k ASrock Z170m extreme 4 Ballistix Sport LT 8GB 2400 Adata SU800 256gb 
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