Switching from athlon 3000 to AMD Athlon 64 X2

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If i switch from the athlon 3000 to a AMD Athlon 64 X2 will i have to reinstall windows? if so is there any way of avoiding this?
 
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You'll have to change motherboards too as the processors you mention fit in different sockets. Then it is advisable to reload and start from scratch due to different setup/drivers for the motherboard.
 

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You can always try to move the installation over, but in general I agree with Moby.
 
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