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Replacing motherboard for Intel CPU, Do I have to rebuy windows

  • Windows
  • Motherboards
  • CPUs
  • Windows 7
  • Intel
Last response: in Windows 7
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?

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a c 176 V Motherboard
a b à CPUs
a c 302 $ 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.

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