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Can I remove drivers from Win7 installation before Windows boots?
Dec 12, 2012, 11:59 AM
I've recently added a new mobo and a new CPU to a certain computer. this computer is now giving me BSOD's shortly after the windows 7 logo appears. booting in safe mode gives the same result.
already tried to set a restore point and did a chkdsk on the drive. imo the old drivers from the old mobo are acting up.
is there a way to remove old drivers from a windows 7 installation (using System Recovery or another pre-windows tool) after which windows 7 will boot 'vanilla' so i can install new drivers?
Dec 19, 2012
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Dec 12, 2012, 12:03 PM
this is why its always recommended to clean install windows if you install a new motherboard
some times you can get away with it and other times you cant
Dec 12, 2012, 12:07 PM
Full specs please. I always recommend a fresh install with new motherboards.
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Dec 12, 2012, 12:14 PM
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A new windows installation is possible but if there's any way of dragging the old drivers out of the current windows installation, it will be preferred.
Dec 19, 2012, 7:43 AM
I've managed this by using the sysprep.exe method. google for more info on this command.
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