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What settings do i change when getting new mobo

hey guys

i am getting a new mobo. i have been told that i have to change or do something with windows when i transfer my harddrive( i don't have the money for all new software, im upgrading a brand new system anyway). could you guys help me out with the details

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More about what settings change mobo
  1. With a repair install of OS you can keep all your other software!
  2. how do i do this or will it do it automatically
  3. Best answer
    Insert windows installation media boot from it and select install, it will then find your win install and give an option to repair it or do a clean install, select repair.
  4. i am upgrading a dell studio xps 7100, so would that be the recovery disk???
  5. Recovery disk should have a repair option..
  6. Xthealienatorx said:
    i am upgrading a dell studio xps 7100, so would that be the recovery disk???

    Theoretically your OEM windows license is only for your Dell motherboard!
  7. so can i get another copy of windows and it not affect my current data or can i go about it some other way
  8. Best answer selected by XTheAliEnAtoRX.
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