Solved Changing motherboard? Tags: Motherboards Drivers Audio Overclocking Last response: January 10, 2013 7:15 PM in Overclocking Share ColoredWater January 1, 2013 9:48:35 AM Tomorrow I'm gonna install a new motherboard but do I have to re install my OS? I only have the audio drivers installed which I can uninstall. More about : changing motherboard robustus64 January 1, 2013 10:01:18 AM Yes you will most likely have to reinstall.Unless the motherboard is just a swap of the same thing then u will be just fine.. noidea_77 a b V Motherboard a b \ Driver January 1, 2013 10:21:43 AM If it's the same chipset family, you can at least try to boot with the old OS. Make sure you have the new network driver on CD or stick. Related resources Is a format of HDD required if changing motherboard and CPU? - Forum Changing Motherboard - Forum Can I change my USB ports to USB 3.0 without changing my motherboard ? - Forum Changing Motherboard From Intel To AMD - Windows 7 - Forum Blue Screen Of Death after changing my motherboard - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ColoredWater January 1, 2013 12:25:30 PM I have the 990X right now and I'm getting a 970. aqe040466 a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking January 9, 2013 1:20:42 AM You cannot use the old OS Windows because, the windows is tied to the old motherboard. Best solution melikepie a b K Overclocking January 10, 2013 7:12:32 PM aqe040466 said:You cannot use the old OS Windows because, the windows is tied to the old motherboard. ColoredWater January 10, 2013 7:15:46 PM Best answer selected by ColoredWater. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumChanging motherboard .....Need to reinstall windows?? ForumChanging motherboard ForumChanging motherboard in HP Pavilion p6653w ForumChanging motherboard ForumChanging Motherboard and CPU, Will I need to Reinstall Windows 8? ForumAcer Aspire M1640 Motherboard Changing For The Asus P8Z68-V LX? ForumMotherboard fire after changing CMOS battery ForumChanging motherboard without reinstalling windows ? ForumChanging motherboard , what do i have to do? ForumChanging Motherboard , CPU, RAM - keep OS or new install? ForumChanging my motherboard ...do I need to re-install Windows? ForumChanging motherboard ForumCPU fan clicking? ForumPLL for Clevo d870p motherboard? ForumMotherboard for overclocking the AMD X4 965 BE and Radeon 7870 More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !