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Do you have to reformat your hard drive when using a new motherboard?

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August 21, 2010 3:32:16 AM

The title says it all. I bought everything new except I'm using my computers old hard drive. Does it have to be formatted? And if so, when I power the new computer on, will I be presented with the opportunity? Sorry for the probably very simple questions :p 
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August 21, 2010 4:05:26 AM

not really, but. Butr with Windows XP, vista, or 7 it'll demand new license if more than 5 components have changed, and you'll have all the wrong drivers for everything. So you might as well format the drive.
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