Windows 10: CPU upgrade and windows 10

  1.    26 Jul 2017 #1

    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

    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

    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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       26 Jul 2017 #4

    CapFlam128 said: View Post
    If I change my CPU or memory but keep the same mother board.
    Do I need to reinstall windows 10?
    No :)

    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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