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Changing MoBo's but keeping the same SSD
Dec 17, 2012, 2:10 PM
I'm fed up with my new MoBo not recogonziong my USB 3.0 ports so I'm going to switch to another company.
Do I need to uninstall all the old MoBo drivers or will the new MoBo drivers install over the old ones?
Dec 28, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
changing mobo keeping
Dec 17, 2012, 3:30 PM
Do I need to uninstall all the old MoBo drivers
You may not need to uninstall the old drivers but it would be wise to do a fresh install of windows.
Dec 17, 2012, 4:21 PM
I agree with thr fresh install of Windows but disagree about the old drivers, uninstall them all to avoid conflicts when you install the new MB drivers.
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Dec 17, 2012, 7:08 PM
Thanks, I'll think about that as a last resort.
Dec 17, 2012, 7:17 PM
Yeah, I was thinking that.
My biggest concern would be the Intel usb drivers and the Marvell ethernet drivers.
Dec 18, 2012, 3:56 PM
It doesn't hurt to remove them. But you still might have an issue to boot properly once you switched the MBs. I would try booting into Windows Safe Mode the first time.
Dec 28, 2012, 12:42 AM
Best answer selected by borisbulldog.
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