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Windows 7: Will It Boot?

20 Sep 2009   #1
Paul Smith

Windows 7
Will It Boot?

I have a new motherboard, ram and processor coming. When I've installed them will it boot into the operating system? I'm pretty sure I've had a halt before when upgrading.

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20 Sep 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Hello Paul and welcome to the forums!!

When you get all of your new components installed you will probably want to do a complete reinstall ... at least I would ...
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20 Sep 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Paul,

I agree with Tews. Anytime you change the motherboard, it's best to do a clean install of the operating system afterwards to avoid issues with the operating system trying to run like it was still using the old motherboard.
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