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What settings do i change when getting new mobo

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February 12, 2012 6:58:19 PM

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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a c 265 G Storage
February 13, 2012 9:48:16 AM

With a repair install of OS you can keep all your other software!
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February 14, 2012 12:58:31 AM

how do i do this or will it do it automatically
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a c 265 G Storage
February 14, 2012 3:47:05 AM

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.
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February 14, 2012 10:45:07 PM

i am upgrading a dell studio xps 7100, so would that be the recovery disk???
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February 14, 2012 11:03:35 PM

Recovery disk should have a repair option..
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a c 265 G Storage
February 15, 2012 4:14:14 AM

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!
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February 15, 2012 8:48:44 PM

so can i get another copy of windows and it not affect my current data or can i go about it some other way
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February 19, 2012 1:06:39 PM

Best answer selected by XTheAliEnAtoRX.
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