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Windows 7: Changing CPU from single core to dual

05 Dec 2009   #1
packrfanfw

W7
 
 
Changing CPU from single core to dual

quick question: Do I need to re-install Windows 7 when I change from an AMD single core to a dual core?


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05 Dec 2009   #2
Orpheous

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)
 
 

nope
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05 Dec 2009   #3
theog

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Hi packrfanfw

If what a 32bit install NO, if 64bit YES.(If you doing a CPU upgrade only.)

If mobo upgrade Clean install.
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06 Dec 2009   #4
packrfanfw

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It's just an upgrade from a single core to dual core CPU. 32 bit W7.
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