Do i have to re-install Win 7 after changing Motherboard and CPU? Tags: Windows 7 CPUs Motherboards Intel+i5 Last response: February 12, 2014 5:40 AM in Windows 7 Share ibrahimasghar February 12, 2014 12:49:03 AM Hello guys, i will be upgrading my motherboard and CPU. Current Motherboard and CPU: CPU: Core i5 - 2400 @ 3.10 GHz (Sandy Bridge) Motherboard: H61M-USB3-B3 Rev. 2.0 I will upgrade to: CPU: Core i5 - 4670K or Core i7 - 4770K Motherboard: Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z87 Do i need to re-install my Win 7 after this?. I really need to keep this Windows as i have important data on it. Thanks. More about : install win changing motherboard cpu Reply to ibrahimasghar tinmann a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard February 12, 2014 1:26:48 AM Yes you will so back up your important stuff before you start and you'll be fine. Reply to tinmann ibrahimasghar February 12, 2014 5:40:56 AM tinmann said:Yes you will so back up your important stuff before you start and you'll be fine. I don't have an external hard drive to back up, daang lol. Reply to ibrahimasghar Ask the community Post an answer Related resources : ForumDo i have to re-install Win 7 after changing Motherboard and CPU? ForumDo I need to reinstall Win 7 after replacing motherboard and cpu? ForumI have upgraded my motherboard and cpu do i have to reinstall win 7 to change to ForumSolvedDo i need to reinstall Windows 7 after changing motherboard? ForumCan i restore Win7 from a back up after changing motherboards? ForumSolvedhow to make a win 8 dvd to boot from after reinstall new motherboard ForumSolvedRetail Windows 7 reinstall needed after motherboard replacement? ForumSolvedWin7 x64 random hard freezes after reinstall ForumSolvedNew Mobo/CPU/GPU/RAM, have questions about Win7 reinstall ForumSolvedChanging Motherboard and CPU, Will I need to Reinstall Windows 8? ForumSolvedBSOD after win7 reinstall ForumSolvedWill i have to re-install Windows 8 after a motherboard and cpu swap? ForumSolvedDo I need to reinstall windows after replacing motherboard and CPU? Please help! ForumSolvedWin7 not booting up after cpu cooler change?? Forum2nd partition of 3tb disk unaccessable after Win7 re-install ForumAfter Reinstall Win 7 No Audio Over HDMI ForumWin7 fails to boot in normal mode after motherboard change. Safe mode works ForumSolvedCan I change from old Intel h57 to new Intel z77 mobo without reinstall of win7? ForumSolvedWill I need to reinstall Windows 7 after replacing motherboard and PSU ForumChanging hardware...need to re-install Win7 OS? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !