Solved If I install a new cpu will I need a new copy of windows? Tags: Windows CPUs Last response: 3 minutes ago in CPUs Share vincentily July 13, 2013 12:22:18 PM Or can i just use the one already in my hard drive? More about : install cpu copy windows Reply to vincentily nukemaster a c 130 à CPUs July 13, 2013 12:24:35 PM vincentily said:Or can i just use the one already in my hard drive? As long as you do not change the motherboard, Your windows install will be valid. That is for OEM copies. Retail ones allow you to swap anything you want(may still want to reinstall with board changes) as long as it is only on ONE system at any time. Reply to nukemaster m 0 l ss202sl a b à CPUs July 13, 2013 12:25:13 PM Not if you're only putting in a new CPU. If you replace the motherboard, then you may have an issue. Reply to ss202sl m 0 l Related resources Copy whole windows install onto a new disk? - Forum Do i need to buy a new copy of windows - Forum Replacing mobo do i need a new Windows 7 copy - Forum Need new copy of windows? - Forum New mobo, Do i need new copy of windows? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Kaluditz July 13, 2013 12:25:58 PM Make sure your motherboard supports the CPU. No, you don't need a new copy of your windows. Reply to Kaluditz Share DizzyEgg 3 minutes ago Thanks guys.. My new CPU is supporated but I had to update my bios. Reply to DizzyEgg m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedNew motherboard. Do i need a copy of windows? Forum Solvedwindows 8 and changing motherboard do i need to buy a new copy? Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard, do I need to buy a new copy of Windows 8? Forum SolvedInstalling a new copy of windows to a new SSD without CD Forum SolvedDo I need new copy of windows 7 Forum SolvedDO I need a new copy of windows 7 for my new PC Forum SolvedDo I need a new copy of windows 7? Forum (Re) Installing a New Copy of Windows 7 N Forum SolvedI need a cheap copy of windows for new build Forum Friend deleted legit copy of windows xp, need new code for 7 Forum Solvednew CPU/motherboard = blue screen on startup even with fresh windows install! Forum Will i need a new copy of windows if i upgrade ONLY my mobo? Forum i was installing a new copy of windows 7 . It got hung up for a long time so I shut down the computer Now when I boot up the c Forum Solvedi installed a new MOBO and CPU how can i install windows 7 again and keep my account and all the prgrams saved please reply q Forum Can I "copy" my 64 bit windows instalation over to my new machine? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !