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I replaced a mobo on a HP slimline s3600 with a zotac geforce9300 that I bought at microcenter. I was able to replace it without having to reformat the hard drive but wonder what will happen the os needs to be reformatted. Will I be able to reformat with the HP auto recovery found in a partition even though the mobo is no longer the factory mobo? Or will I have driver errors and a rejection? I am hoping that I can still reformat and then replace the mobo drivers.
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Sorry but why would you want to do that? It's going to come preloaded with so much crapware, that no matter how hard you try you will never be able to remove all the traces of it. Also it's Vista... I would not install that with 7 being out for so long now.

Anyway, it should work fine.
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Sorry but why would you want to do that? It's going to come preloaded with so much crapware, that no matter how hard you try you will never be able to remove all the traces of it. Also it's Vista... I would not install that with 7 being out for so long now.

Anyway, it should work fine.
well I dont want to buy an OS when there is one on the partition (free). Yes, it is VISTA but its 64bit and after I installed sp1 it actually feels faster. So it will work then if I ever have to reinstall from the hard drive?
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When you replace the motherboard you need a new OS because HPs come with OEM copies of Windows.
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When you replace the motherboard you need a new OS because HPs come with OEM copies of Windows.
So will it install? I guess I can live with it as long as it runs stable.
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