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Windows 7: New operating system


28 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
New operating system

Hey guys I was wondering that if I was going to do a fresh install other than formatting the HD is there anything else I need to clear that like stays to the motherboard.

Someone told me that the registry stays with the computer not the hard drive?


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28 Oct 2012   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hiyya CZ and welcome I think someone is having a lend of you mate unless they meant your edition of the OS is chained to the mobo - forever!

By that I mean that when you installed it the first time the motherboard is linked to that activation code which is why you cannot put it (the OS) on a different machine's board.

Having said that if the board gets fried or irreversibly damaged then most times a quick call to Microsoft and explain to them the situation as I did fairly recently they will let you put the edition on another board

The registry mate is just part of the OS
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28 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you for the quick response
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28 Oct 2012   #4

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CZstorm101010 View Post
Thank you for the quick response
No probs when you get the machine up and running again and want a bit more speed out of it check this out. Any worries Brink will help you out.

Optimize Windows 7[2]=Performance Maintenance > if you don't mind losing one or two of the bells and whistles it will speed you up no end I use it on all my machines and fixes
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