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 237 À AMD a c 535 à CPUs a c 663 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 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 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 Solveddo i need to reinstall windows 7 if im upgrading from cl10 to cl9 ram? Forum SolvedUpgrading Motherboard and CPU - Best way to reinstall windows 7? Forum SolvedUpgrading mobo dont know if i need to reinstall os Forum SolvedDo I need to reinstall windows after replacing motherboard and CPU? Please help! Forum Do I need to reinstall Windows 7 for a new mobo? Forum Windows is needed to activate again after upgrading cpu and mobo Forum Instability: Upgraded CPU (2180 to 8400), is Windows Reinstall Needed? Forum SolvedChanging Motherboard and CPU, Will I need to Reinstall Windows 8? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU, Video Card, and Mobo need advice Forum SolvedNeed help removing windows 7, then reinstalling on a new mobo Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !