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Old 12-14-2005, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default im changing my mobo, do i have to reinstall windows?

im going from a jetway pt88bs socket t board to a ASUS P5P800 Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 865PE ATX Intel Motherboard almost same specs. and im keeping same video card and blah, im aware that ill have to set up my raid and change like the audio, lan, and agp bus driver but other than that it should just boot righ up eh? any help would be very much appreciated.

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Old 12-14-2005, 04:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yup or just a repair

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Old 12-14-2005, 04:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you get a new Mobo you need a fresh install.
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Old 12-14-2005, 04:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Beecause of driver issues you do. Your harddrives won't be recognized and vice-versa. A full reformat is needed.
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Old 12-14-2005, 10:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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pzerofgh must have been sleepy when he replied

it won't boot right up, the motherboard drivers on your existing hd are for the motherboard it was isntalled on, so it won't work w/the new mobo. However, you may be able to get away w/a repair, as pzero stated.
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