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Do You Need To Re Install A OS For A New CPU?

Well, a new MOBO and stuff to go with the new CPU.
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  1. yes you need to re install os if you are using a different motherboard, if you try to boot with the current os with the new hardware windows will hang while loading because of conflict in drivers installed and ur new hardware
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    Well... technically you might get away with it if you boot up in safe mode - remove all 'non compatible stuff' and reinstall the 'new' drivers from mobo etc.
    I'm not recommending it though, as you MIGHT have some stuff that never uninstalls completly etc.

    Basically: it's better to do a clean install.. yes.
  3. Yes, you need to reinstall.
  4. Best answer selected by melikepie.
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