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Windows 7: Can I swap motherboards without re-installing Win7?

30 Jan 2013   #21
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bbinnard View Post
Results of bcdedit:

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=C:
path \bootmgr
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
default {current}
displayorder {current}
timeout 30

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {current}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7 Home Premium (recovered)
locale en-US
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {2241f931-40fe-11e2-b762-806e6f6e6963}

Resume from Hibernate
---------------------
identifier {2241f931-40fe-11e2-b762-806e6f6e6963}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winresume.exe
description Windows 7 Home Premium (recovered)
locale en-US
inherit {resumeloadersettings}
filedevice partition=C:
filepath \hiberfil.sys
debugoptionenabled No

Windows Memory Tester
---------------------
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=C:
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US


I normally run with System Protection off because I am careful about what I download & run and in general like to have the minimum number of system tasks running. But lately I've been running with it on.
Bcdedit refers to C and BOOT..it's fine. In evelated command prompt:
Code:
bcdedit/set  {current}  description  "Windows 7 Home Premium"
That's just to change the description.

Allways put system protection on on OS disk!! It isn't a performance issue at all. It can save you a lot of trouble. For example in case of a bad patch.

I expect no problems after motherboard swap. Of course check device manager afterwards for unknown devices and problems. And check all new hardware. And install motherboard drivers


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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30 Jan 2013   #22
bbinnard

Win7-64
 
 

Thanks - I'll be building the system next week & will report back with my results.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2013   #23
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bbinnard View Post
Thanks - I'll be building the system next week & will report back with my results.
Good luck with it. Report back when done or having problems
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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