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 Reply to flamed Best solution RealBeast a c 93 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. Reply to RealBeast Ask the community Post an answer Related resources : ForumFuture CPu upgrade Help - Do i rebuy windows? ForumSolvedReplacing AMD CPU, motherboard, and GPU with intel. Need some guidance ForumSolvedDo I need to reinstall windows after replacing motherboard and CPU? Please help! ForumSolvedNeed advise for replacing motherboard (Intel i-5 2500k) ForumSolvedWhen replacing my current motherboard with another, do I need to reinstall Windows? ForumSolvedtried replacing the motherboard and ps, still nothing...is it the CPU? ForumSolvedReplacing the motherboard and CPU ForumSolvedReplacing motherboard, do I need to buy a new copy of Windows 8? ForumSolvedWill I need to reinstall Windows 7 after replacing motherboard and PSU ForumSolvedReplacing motherboard--will this accept my CPU? ForumSolvedMotherboard CPU warning light is on even after replacing CPU and picture won't appear on monitor ForumSolvedReplacing cpu and motherboard ForumReplacing Motherboard, can I still install Windows? ForumReplacing Motherboard on a machine running Windows 8 Pro Upgrade? ForumReplacing motherboard and cpu ForumSolvedIntel motherboard and CPU? ForumSolvedIs This Motherboard comparable with an intel Pentium G2120 CPU? Forumreplacing Intel® X58 ATX Motherboard with P9X79 LE? will this cause Alienware specific case problems? ForumSolvedI have a intel h61 chipset and i need a new CPU cant get a new motherboard ForumSolvedBoot Problem with Asus Z87 Deluxe Motherboard and Intel i7 4770k CPU More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !