New motherboard do I need to reload windows

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New motherboard do I need to reload windows

Postby sparkydog » Sun Sep 29, 2002 8:04 pm

I'm giong to install a new motherboard thats made for windows xp so it will be compatable with the opperating system. Can I reinstall windows xp after the swap, I'm tring to avoid a complete new install so I can save my existing settings, downloads ect. Is there anything I need to do before the reinstall?
Currently win xp reboots alot at startup and doesn't shut down,my motherboard is the only thing that isn't compatable with xp. I have already updated all the drivers and win xp service pak 1. I'm tring to fix these last problems with a motherboard upgrade.
Thanks. :)
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Postby Toby B. » Sun Sep 29, 2002 8:32 pm

You can reload the operating system over the existing install....


Absolutely NO garrentee that the extra software will remain intact (i.e. downloads, etc....)

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