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 Reply to recamp1 SR-71 Blackbird a b * Windows 8 a c 1022 V Motherboard January 28, 2014 8:44:05 AM Yes , you would have to reinstall. Reply to SR-71 Blackbird 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? Reply to recamp1 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a b * Windows 8 a c 1022 V Motherboard January 28, 2014 9:01:14 AM Yes that is possible and a great idea , but you will need clean install. Reply to SR-71 Blackbird Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedBooting into Windows 8 from a GPT hdd and UEFI compatible motherboard solution SolvedUEFI motherboard installing windows 7 loader solution SolvedDo I need to reinstall Windows 8.1 to enable UEFI? solution Solvedupgrading motherboard and CPU windows 8.1 solution SolvedWindows 8.1 replacing same motherboard. solution SolvedMaximus VI Hero: windows 8.1 UEFI install ,HELP! solution Solvedputting a motherboard with windows 8.1 oem in a different computer with all different parts solution Elitebook 8530p showing Vista styled UEFI boot animation, any way to change it in Win8.1? solution SolvedKeeping Windows 8.1 through motherboard switch solution SolvedIs Windows 8.1 64 Bit compatible with my motherboard? solution SolvedTransferring Windows 8.1 OEM to new motherboard, is this possible? solution Solvedmotherboard swap windows 8.1 solution SolvedDo i need to reinstall Windows 7 if i change my Motherboard? solution SolvedAMD A10-7850K on up-to-date motherboard in Win 8.1 - Windows only sees two CPU cores solution SolvedWindows 8.1 support on older Gigabyte motherboard (2010) solution SolvedIs Windows 8.1 All I need to get my Desktop running with a new motherboard? solution SolvedClean install windows 8.1 on new motherboard? solution SolvedClean install windows 8.1 on new motherboard? solution SolvedIs My motherboard compatible with windows 8.1? solution SolvedSetting Up Windows 8 or 8.1 in Full UEFI solution More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !