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New MOBO/CPU getting BSoD solved New HDD unable to format solved New WD Black 1TB HDD will not FORMAT!!!! USAFRetAug 28, 2013, 12:26 AM Esaciar said: Thank you for your help so far...Is there anything I can do to prevent Windows licencing problems?? Losse11-03-2010, 11:13 AMOk fine, then ill have to add a win7 oem to my price list :( I dont wanna reinstall xp. Mutation #35: Cremation Announcing Rock the Cabinet 2017: Co-op Edition Fezvez's' Co-op guide and hero review Co-op Clan (Alis Aquilae) Brood WarGeneralFlash vs Jaedong Rivalry Explored [D/D- tournament] Small Ds Starcraft More about the author

No... What about windows? But to everyone who says it won't work you obviously haven't done it. Installation & Setup installing windows 7 over XP. 3 harddrives. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1872439/hdd-mobo-cpu.html

New Motherboard Old Hard Drive Windows 7

We all know, nobody's perfect, not even Microsoft.I wrote this just for all that visit this website. UisTehSux Profile Blog Joined June 2009 United States693 Posts June 26 2011 22:58 GMT #16 When I upgraded my mobo/CPU I just popped it in and windows 7 did the rest thanks.

I've had it work in the past, but as others have said, it depends on HOW different the new machine is from the old. New Laptop, replacing HDD -> SSD, Fresh W10 install, few questions before I proceed.. And really, even if you have to temporarily borrow a HDD from somewhere, MAKE a backup of all your current drive (an actual clone is a complete backup) and set it New Motherboard Old Hard Drive Windows 10 Omphofo-Bravo11-03-2010, 02:30 PMI'm curious about this also.

solved new mobo and cpu can i use old hard drive? If I Replace My Motherboard Will Windows 10 Still Work I've just purchased a new platform (1156), and wanted to use my current drive. USAFRetOct 26, 2013, 4:11 AM With a major hardware change, a clean reinstall is almost always the better choice. This is a must do using a Mobo with a UEFI Bios.

This is a must do using a Mobo with a UEFI Bios. Adding Old Hard Drive To New Computer Thanks! 8 answers Last reply Oct 26, 2013 Best Answer Oct 26, 2013 More about format hdd mobo cpu Best answer Ghostface1994Oct 26, 2013, 4:10 AM Yes, When installing a new Solar5. I said you will need to use your original Install CD for Windows, which you don't have.

If I Replace My Motherboard Will Windows 10 Still Work

You can install your video card with all the other stuff. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Gateway GT5692 OS Windows 7 Ulti. New Motherboard Old Hard Drive Windows 7 either way you'll probably have to re enter your Windows Key at some point, but as long as the Hard Drive is the same you shouldnt have any issues. Change Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 7 A different Mobo will have different chipset drivers & Bios won't be setup for Raid.

You should use the right key during the initial boot to go into BIOS Setup right away. http://gbcmedina.com/hard-drive/can-hot-plug-in-and-out-sata-cables-from-mobo-during-run.php I have been using EASEUS for backup or image. If that works, try doing a repair install from there. USAFRetAug 28, 2013, 12:17 AM Esaciar said: Really not sure what to do for the best... Can I Put My Hard Drive In Another Computer

eeyup. ~kev~11-04-2010, 07:32 AMIf your upgrade looks like this AMD - Intel - No, you will have to reinstall AMD - AMD - maybe yes, maybe no,,,, 50% chance Intel - You have the order wrong a little. Help. http://gbcmedina.com/hard-drive/formatted-by-mistake.php Related Resources solved Replacing CPU/RAM/Motherboard.

though if I keep my hdd, can I avoid buying a new copy Motherboard, CPU and RAM Swap, can I keep Windows 7 Install? Install Old Hard Drive In New Computer Yogi Stealth2668Nov 10, 2013, 10:32 PM I tried out the Belarc Advisor (neat program) and it listed my product keys for various programs. Dark4.

When it's done and you are all ready to wipe all the old data off, you must be sure the BIOS Setup system is adjusted to boot first from the optical

Give me a fucking break. But these days, if you change the number of cores, you have to reinstall vBulletin v3.8.7, Copyright ©2000-2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. But you might have to SO ... If I Replace My Motherboard Will I Lose My Data you REALLY should be making a complete backup of your old HDD so that you can recover files from the backup if that becomes necessary.

Then SAVE and EXIT. I have not tried Trueimage, but I am intrigued, would love to take my backup image to a new set of core hardware. The machine will NOT figure out by itself that it needs a new Windows. http://gbcmedina.com/hard-drive/copy-win7-system-files-to-new-formatted-harddisk.php i have the same problem now i got new cpu new motherboard and tried changing ram changing GPU but still got the same thing it solved Will i need a new

Make sure you set your HD mode in new Mobo Bios properly. Will all my files be there when I plug in my old HDD? This is incorrect, What it's really looking for are the Raid drivers for the HD if you set the Bios for it & will need to install them using a USB Stats6.

But it has the WRONG device drivers now! Thanks in Advance! Hi and welcome] You dont need to format in order to install win 7. Old drivers and settings remain on the system if you don't.

Sea5. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware like everything is empty, and do we need a optical drive? JingleHell Profile Blog Joined March 2011 United States11262 Posts June 26 2011 21:40 GMT #10 Well, if you have an external or a second hard drive you can copy files over

Make sure all your persoinal data on the drivce is backed up to a safe location before doing anything My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Scratch built OS Windows 7 x64 Windows will auto install IDE mode drivers.Raid drivers are different for different chipsets,so you need to uninstall & Reinstall the correct Raid Driver for the new Chipset in Safe mode before To bypass the error I completely... my install of win 7 was only 4 months old tho.

solved New mobo New cpu Old hdd compatibility? Old Hard drive. thanks. So I put HDD in and Win 7 disc, started up and installed it all the way to entering a password to open desktop but it said invalid password and wouldnt