Windows Vista to Windows 8 with hardware upgrade Tags: Configuration Hardware Windows Vista Windows 8 Last response: December 30, 2012 2:51 AM in Windows 8 Share onkelvester December 27, 2012 12:32:06 PM Hello, I am currently running Windows Vista. Bought a Windows 8 upgrade. With this upgrade I would also like to upgrade the hardware incl. board, hard drive. In what sequence should this be done? Thanks, SH More about : windows vista windows hardware upgrade | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to onkelvester Register or log in to remove AMD Radeon December 27, 2012 2:00:17 PM it will be okay as long as you dont change motherboard | Report abuse Reply to AMD Radeon 13thmonkey December 27, 2012 2:26:29 PM if you are going to upgrade the board then install from scratch on the new hardware. as an upgrade edition it might ask to 'see' the old edition, either as a disk or the old key. | Report abuse Reply to 13thmonkey 13thmonkey December 27, 2012 2:26:33 PM if you are going to upgrade the board then install from scratch on the new hardware. as an upgrade edition it might ask to 'see' the old edition, either as a disk or the old key. | Report abuse Reply to 13thmonkey masterkongen December 30, 2012 2:51:13 AM If you use the costem install it will work, and if the drivers are available at the manufactures website | Report abuse Reply to masterkongen Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 8>Windows Vista to Windows 8 with hardware upgrade> Related ressources: ForumWindows 8 upgrade from vista issue after 90% completion pc reboots and display b ForumIs it worth it to upgrade to Windows 7 from Vista with new hardware ? ForumWindows Vista on Notebooks: Why and What Hardware ? ForumCan I install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to no-OS PC/Laptop? ForumUpgrade from Vista to Windows 8 ForumUpgrade question for Vista on HDD to Windows 8 on new SSD. ForumWindows 8 upgrade ForumNeed help More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !