Closed Can older OS work on all new mobo's Tags: Motherboards Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: July 30, 2012 4:17 AM in Motherboards Share bjfaia5 July 30, 2012 4:10:34 AM Ok this may sound dumb but I had read somewhere that older 32 bit OS's like XP and Vista won't work on a HDD tha runs on 6 GBps or a mobo that has only 6 gbps sata ports is that true. More about : older work mobo Best solution nikorr a c 328 V Motherboard July 30, 2012 4:12:46 AM Wrong, they will run just fine. bjfaia5 July 30, 2012 4:14:25 AM Best answer selected by bjfaia5. Related resources Older IDE DVD Drive-Compatible w/ Windows 7 64bit OS - Forum Will SSD work with this older system? - Forum Will a 3.8GHZ Intel P4 (570J) work in the older Dell GX280? - Forum Will a prebuilt hdd work w/ a new os+mobo ? - Forum New graphics card for older PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a c 328 V Motherboard July 30, 2012 4:17:11 AM Good luck! nikorr a c 328 V Motherboard July 30, 2012 4:17:21 AM This topic has been closed by Nikorr nikorr a c 328 V Motherboard July 30, 2012 4:17:55 AM bjfaia5 said:Ok this may sound dumb but I had read somewhere that older 32 bit OS's like XP and Vista won't work on a HDD tha runs on 6 GBps or a mobo that has only 6 gbps sata ports is that true. All u need is the drivers, if needed. They come with the OS and can be downloaded from your mobo maker. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumTrying to find a gaming card for older PCI...not PCI-e PCI express ForumUsing a 6850 in a pci-e 1.0 slot & older system ForumOld dog, new tricks. Upgrading an older machine ForumSuggestions new card DVD/Blu-Ray & Older games Oblivion ForumTransfer from older 40 pin HDD to SSD ForumOS install only see's older IDE and not new SATA ForumNew parts for an older HP ForumOlder KT133A-based mobo - replacement path? ForumNew Vid Card Suggestions for older system ForumNew IDE for boot with older SATA and it doesn't... ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 ForumWill I have to send my mobo into ASUS? ForumGigabyte mobo and this psu compatible? ForumRe-installing Drivers for MOBO? ForumMobo for i5 3570k More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !