1.    10 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 56
    Win 10

    New Motherboard Clean Install Y/N


    Running Windows 10 Pro Build 10166

    Got a new Motherboard coming this week to upgrade my system the Motherboard is the only thing i am changing.

    Would you do a clean install using an ISO or use the Recovery option in Windows 10 to do a clean install or just power it up and let the system do it's thing update drivers ect for the Motherboard?
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  2.    10 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    clean install - because of different hardware
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  3.    10 Jul 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    I just did a motherboard swap and I was lucky I guess. The PC just booted up into the existing OS(Win10) with out a re-install..

    How?? No clue..
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  4.    10 Jul 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Carencro, LA 70520
    Posts : 8,463
    Mint 18.3

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I just did a motherboard swap and I was lucky I guess. The PC just booted up into the existing OS(Win10) with out a re-install..

    How?? No clue..
    Did you use the same CPU?
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