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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jbezweb, Apr 6, 2005.

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  1. jbezweb

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    Is it possible to change mother boards without losing my installation of XP?
     
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    Of course -- the installation of XP is held on the HDD, and not on the motherboard.

    Cheers,

    Roger
     
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    That doesn't always count. I switched mobos just last week and a repair install wouldn't even save the install. I have also gotten so lucky that the install didn't even hiccup with a new processor and motherboard combo.

    It is the luck of the draw I'd guess. The no hiccup was going from an Athlon XP Nforce board to an Athlon 64 Nforce board. I'd guess that doesn't really count.;)
     
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    It's not that simple, if you had done it a few times, you'd know that.
     
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    Thanks everyone
     
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