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Windows 7: Problems with new motherboard installation

19 Oct 2009   #21

Windows 7 x64 finally!

You can get a key for the RC here: Windows 7 Release Candidate

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24 Apr 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate

So, in the note -.1 above, it sounds like my situation.

I have a working Win7Ult installation on a flaky motherboard. This is retail Win7 licensed. Sounds like I can:
1. BOOT the PC normally into Windows 7,
2. using BCDedit, set the detecthal flag bcdedit /set {current} detecthal yes
3. shutdown the system and power OFF
4. SWAP the motherboard
5. Re-power the new motherboard and the Windows system should re-detect new motherboard stuff and be happy.

Is this correct?
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