Solved can I change from acpi motherboard to uefi motherboard with windows 8-1 Tags: Windows Windows 8 Motherboards Last response: January 28, 2014 9:01 AM in Motherboards Share recamp1 January 28, 2014 8:43:06 AM I want replace my old motherboard with new uefi motherboard for windows 8. I already have windows 8-1 installed and was wondering if I replaced the board would I have to reinstall windows. More about : change acpi motherboard uefi motherboard windows SR-71 Blackbird a b * Windows 8 a c 1082 V Motherboard January 28, 2014 8:44:05 AM Yes , you would have to reinstall. m 0 l recamp1 January 28, 2014 9:00:23 AM Thanks I thought so. Could I still use a file backup to restore files? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a b * Windows 8 a c 1082 V Motherboard January 28, 2014 9:01:14 AM Yes that is possible and a great idea , but you will need clean install. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBooting into Windows 8 from a GPT hdd and UEFI compatible motherboard Forum SolvedUEFI motherboard installing windows 7 loader Forum SolvedDo I need to reinstall Windows 8.1 to enable UEFI? Forum Solvedupgrading motherboard and CPU windows 8.1 Forum SolvedRunning or installing Windows XP Pro on an Asus H81M-Plus motherboard Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 replacing same motherboard. Forum SolvedMaximus VI Hero: windows 8.1 UEFI install ,HELP! Forum Solvedputting a motherboard with windows 8.1 oem in a different computer with all different parts Forum Elitebook 8530p showing Vista styled UEFI boot animation, any way to change it in Win8.1? Forum SolvedKeeping Windows 8.1 through motherboard switch Forum SolvedIs Windows 8.1 64 Bit compatible with my motherboard? Forum SolvedTransferring Windows 8.1 OEM to new motherboard, is this possible? Forum Solvedmotherboard swap windows 8.1 Forum SolvedAMD A10-7850K on up-to-date motherboard in Win 8.1 - Windows only sees two CPU cores Forum SolvedDo i need to reinstall Windows 7 if i change my Motherboard? Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 support on older Gigabyte motherboard (2010) Forum SolvedIs Windows 8.1 All I need to get my Desktop running with a new motherboard? Forum SolvedClean install windows 8.1 on new motherboard? Forum SolvedClean install windows 8.1 on new motherboard? Forum SolvedIs My motherboard compatible with windows 8.1? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !