Hesitant in Upgrading PC? Tags: Prebuilt Motherboards Systems Last response: July 4, 2011 5:39 AM in Systems Share AbdullahG Motherboard Expert July 4, 2011 5:34:40 AM I decided to upgrade my PC with a new motherboard, CPU, and RAM. I'm just afraid I will screw up. If I replace these components, what affects should I expect? Will I lose my data? If I screw up, is my PC screwed as well? I just need some advice! More about : hesitant upgrading | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Outlander_04 Motherboard Authority July 4, 2011 5:39:40 AM you will probably have to reinstall windows [ and all your data ], and if you are using an OEM copy of vista or 7 you will have to buy a new copy | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Hesitant in Upgrading PC?> Related ressources: ForumHesitant to build my own rig, a few questions/concerns. ForumUpgrading my pc ForumHesitant about which laptop out of these I should buy ForumPerformance issue: pc "hesitates" ForumHesitant of getting higher resolution monitor with my current GPU... ForumUpgrading PC for WoW ForumHesitant ForumUpgrading to 8 from OEM 7 ForumNew member, Need advice on upgrading pc . ForumUpgrading My PC , Need Some Final Verdicts ForumHesitation during gameplay - RAM, CPU, or Video Card ForumNew PC hesitates when playing a video or game ForumUpgrading a 6870, $400 budget (potential builds) ForumLooking for help with a new Gaming PC ($1200 budget) ForumNew PC hesitates when playing a video or game ForumIvy Bridge vs. Sandy Bridge ( upgrading from AMD) ForumIs this gaming PC okay? Forum[Solved] Advice for upgrading my current system. ForumUpgrading my system ForumUpgrading AMD System ($600-700) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !