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Windows 7: Verification: Windows 7 Upgrade Retail Disc on new HDD

20 Mar 2013   #11
chadh89

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

So the only issue would be if he were to replace the MOBO with a different model? Any other part or an identical MOBO would be fine?


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 Verification: Windows 7 Upgrade Retail Disc on new HDD




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