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Old 07-15-2008, 09:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I upgraded my computer, I bought a new motherboard and cpu, among other things. I used my old hard drive from my old computer. I think that I would still need to install windows if I take that old hard drive and put it back into the computer it was in before. Is that true?

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Old 07-15-2008, 09:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah because you changed major components as the mobo and cpu so you will need a fresh reinstall. Since the windows you have in that harddrive wont recognize the new hardware that's what happened to me.Anyone please correct me if i'm wrong.

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Old 07-15-2008, 09:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Bah...so bogus...considering I had windows, then bought it. Now, if I want to be completely legal, I have to buy it again.
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Old 07-15-2008, 09:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You can still install it again unless its OEM Windows XP
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Old 07-15-2008, 10:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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It is...I had to buy it.

I suppose I will ask another question here. Does anyone know of a good wireless adapter for gaming? A usb interface is preferred.
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Belkin wireless G mimo if your router supports mimo, i would recomend a N specification router for gaming though.
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Old 07-15-2008, 11:48 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Do have any in mind. Perhaps a link to a good one? I am not sure if the network will support mimo.
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