1.    26 Jul 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 43
    win 10 - 64

    CPU upgrade and windows 10

    If I change my CPU or memory but keep the same mother board.
    Do I need to reinstall windows 10?
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  2.    26 Jul 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 260
    Windows 10 Pro 1709 x64

    I don't think so. As long as you don't change your motherboard, an OEM or retail copy should reactivate without issues once online.
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  3.    26 Jul 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,410
    Windows 10 Pro

    Even if you change your motherboard you won't need to re-install Windows. You will have to re-activate it, though. CPU change only should not cause you to have to re-activate Windows.
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  4.    26 Jul 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,387
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by CapFlam128 View Post
    If I change my CPU or memory but keep the same mother board.
    Do I need to reinstall windows 10?

    What CPU do you have and what CPU are you installing ?
    Last edited by AddRAM; 26 Jul 2017 at 21:40.
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