installing new motherboard

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Als_dive

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Hi all, am installing new motherboard, what needs to be removed from the add/remove programs of windows before installing new software for the new motherboard,thanks
 
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This should really be under Hardware, not multi-media. I'd hit the report button and request a forum move.

Other than that, you are probably going to be looking at a complete Windows reinstallation unless the boards are pretty similar.....From XP up, new hardware changes aren't taken to lightly........
 
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A Repair Installation of the OS is usually the way. No need to do a complete Clean Install, unless of course you want to waste time and go through all the re-installing of other programs too... choice is yours
 
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Repair installs "sometimes" will work ;) With a new board, I'd still opt for a clean install......just my two centavos.
 
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New motherboards almost always require a complete reinstall, due to differing HAL. You can't change the HAL with a repair install.
 
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