Upgrading CPU and MOBO, Will I need to reinstall windows? Tags: Windows ASrock RAM AMD CPUs Motherboards Last response: April 10, 2013 3:41 PM in Motherboards Share TECHnoob101 April 9, 2013 7:12:49 PM I am upgrading my GA-M55SLI-S4 to an Asrock 970 Extreme3 And my AMD Athlon 64 X 2 to an AMD PHENOM X4 965 BE.. Will I need To reinstall windows? I use windows 7 64 bit.. thank you.. I am also upgrading Ram buy I don't think ram would make me reinstall.. More about : upgrading cpu mobo reinstall windows chesteracorgi a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard April 10, 2013 10:37:31 AM In all likelihood you will need a repair install or a clean install for Win 7 to work. The drivers for the mobo and CPU will probably 99% + not work with the new CPU amd mobo. SR-71 Blackbird a c 425 À AMD a c 1012 à CPUs a c 1384 V Motherboard April 10, 2013 3:41:31 PM Yes you will need to perform a clean install. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDo I need to reinstall/repair windows if I'm upgrading my Mobo and CPU? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and Mobo: Do I need to reinstall Windows? Forum SolvedWill i need to re-install windows after upgrading my mobo? Forum SolvedDo I need to re-install windows if Mobo upgrade is from same brand? Forum Solvedwill i need to reinstall windows 8 if i buy a new mobo and CPU? Forum I am upgrading from intel mobo to amd mobo and also new hard drive,do I need to do a clean reinstall of windows 7 64 bit? Forum SolvedDo I need to re-install Windows 7 if I upgrade my cpu? Forum Will I need to re-install windows after upgrading my motherboard/CPU? Forum Do I need to re-install Windows 7 if I upgrade my cpu? Forum SolvedDoes switching from AMD to Intel CPU and mobo require windows reinstall? Forum MOBO/CPU/RAM upgrade...do I need to reinstall XP all over?? Forum SolvedIf I get a new MOBO, Will I need to reinstall windows 7? Forum Installing new cpu and mobo, how to re-install windows Forum HelloI just upgraded my PC, changed MOBO, CPU and RAM, and then reinstalled windows and everything was fine, but my bluray Forum SolvedUpgrading Motherboard and CPU - Best way to reinstall windows 7? Forum Solveddo i need to reinstall windows 7 if im upgrading from cl10 to cl9 ram? Forum SolvedUpgrading mobo dont know if i need to reinstall os Forum Instability: Upgraded CPU (2180 to 8400), is Windows Reinstall Needed? Forum SolvedDo I need to reinstall windows after replacing motherboard and CPU? Please help! Forum Windows is needed to activate again after upgrading cpu and mobo Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !