Solved Do I need a new copy of windows 7? Tags: Windows 7 Motherboards Last response: August 2, 2013 8:39 AM in Motherboards Share Twan2017 August 2, 2013 8:31:02 AM I am buying a used motherboard from a guy off craigslist and when I see that the motherboard works I will purchase it. I was wondering if I needed to buy a ne copy of windows 7. I heard that the os could stay on the motherboard some how. Thanks in advance. More about : copy windows Best solution Novuake a b $ Windows 7 a c 171 V Motherboard August 2, 2013 8:39:10 AM If you own a retail copy of windows(nice box) , then you don't have to, otherwise you will need to purchase it. OS's are stored on a hard drive, not the motherboard. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedReplacing mobo do i need a new Windows 7 copy Forum SolvedDo I need new copy of windows 7 Forum SolvedDO I need a new copy of windows 7 for my new PC Forum Friend deleted legit copy of windows xp, need new code for 7 Forum SolvedMoving to a smaller form factor on OEM windows 7 - do I need to buy another copy of Windows? Forum SolvedDo i need to buy a new copy of windows Forum SolvedIf I wipe my drive, will I have to buy a new copy of windows 7? Forum SolvedNeed new copy of windows? Forum SolvedNew mobo, Do i need new copy of windows? Forum SolvedNew motherboard. Do i need a copy of windows? Forum Solvedwindows 8 and changing motherboard do i need to buy a new copy? Forum SolvedCan I use an already used OEM Windows 7 copy on a new harddrive? Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard, do I need to buy a new copy of Windows 8? Forum SolvedDo I use this copy of Windows 7 for a new build? Forum I need a copy of usbfilter.sys for WIndows 7, 64-bit Forum I have a brand new copy of Windows 7, a hard drive with Windows 7 that is full of junk. Help! Forum (Re) Installing a New Copy of Windows 7 N Forum SolvedIf I install a new cpu will I need a new copy of windows? Forum why has my new pc a refurb copy of windows 7? Forum copy existing Windows 7 from old HD to new HD and boot from it going forward Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !