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Windows 7 Freezes after rebuild

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August 23, 2012 4:09:26 PM

I am running a raid 0 (same as my old system) and it will not install updates. It is also freezing when i go to do anything. Please help. Dont know what to do anymore with it. Its got a new motherboard and a processor.
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August 23, 2012 5:02:44 PM

Did you reinstall the OS after you changed your motherboard? If not, this is the most likely cause. Windows still has drivers for your old motherboard which are not compatible with the new board. When changing motherboards a clean install is always recommended.
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August 23, 2012 5:07:11 PM

Very likely the software raid driver of your new MB is incompatible with the old one. That's the main risk of software raid!
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August 24, 2012 11:11:16 AM

Hawkeye22 said:
Did you reinstall the OS after you changed your motherboard? If not, this is the most likely cause. Windows still has drivers for your old motherboard which are not compatible with the new board. When changing motherboards a clean install is always recommended.

Yes i reinstalled the OS after I wiped the HD. Any way I grabbed the wrong drivers? Would it work with the wrong ones or should i reinstall the drivers? Not sure still what i need to get done on this guy.
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August 24, 2012 11:37:07 AM

After installing windows you need to install all the chipset drivers and device drivers as well as windows updates.

Yes, you need the correct drivers. If you downloaded the wrong ones, get rid of them. Check your device manager for devices with yellow exclamation points next to them. These are devices that don't yet have drivers installed for them or drivers that aren't working.
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