Solved Replacing motherboard for Intel CPU, Do I have to rebuy windows Tags: Windows Motherboards CPUs Windows 7 Intel Last response: December 26, 2013 11:43 AM in Windows 7 Share flamed December 26, 2013 11:14:09 AM I have to change my motherboard in order to have a Intel CPU and I wanted to know if I change my motherboard and buy my intel cpu. Do I have to rebuy Windows 7? More about : replacing motherboard intel cpu rebuy windows Best solution RealBeast a c 102 V Motherboard a b à CPUs a b $ Windows 7 a b å Intel December 26, 2013 11:43:02 AM Is it an OEM Windows 7 version or a retail version? If OEM you need to buy a new activation key as it is tied to the motherboard with Windows 7 OEM and you are changing motherboards for a reason other than the motherboard failing -- to upgrade. If it is a retail version then you are fine. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Future CPu upgrade Help - Do i rebuy windows? Forum SolvedReplacing AMD CPU, motherboard, and GPU with intel. Need some guidance Forum SolvedDo I need to reinstall windows after replacing motherboard and CPU? Please help! Forum windows 7 wont start after replacing motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard on hp touch smart 320 with windows Forum SolvedHow do I avoid re-installing windows when replacing my motherboard? Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard on prebuilt PC, do I need to buy windows 8? Forum SolvedWill replacing damaged Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H motherboard void OEM Windows 7 license? Forum SolvedNeed advise for replacing motherboard (Intel i-5 2500k) Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 replacing same motherboard. Forum SolvedReplacing Motherboard, can I still install Windows? Forum SolvedWhen replacing my current motherboard with another, do I need to reinstall Windows? Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard and cpu Forum Solvedtried replacing the motherboard and ps, still nothing...is it the CPU? Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard, do I need to buy a new copy of Windows 8? Forum SolvedReplacing the motherboard and CPU Forum SolvedWill I need to reinstall Windows 7 after replacing motherboard and PSU Forum SolvedReplacing motherboard--will this accept my CPU? Forum SolvedMotherboard CPU warning light is on even after replacing CPU and picture won't appear on monitor Forum SolvedIntel core i7 4770k cpu - Asus z87-pro motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !