I have found this works 99% of the time. I emphasize that data backup is not my concern as I have an external hard drive to store it. If it were me, I'd go for it and see what happens. Thornsoft Development, Inc. © 2016 All Rights Reserved. http://mwdsoftware.com/windows-10/usbstor-inf-vista.php
Most modern applications require entering a registration key. The new motherboard and cpu will change my bios from 2.3 to 2.5 version. Everything else changed. I changed this in the bios settings on the new computer and it worked.
Thanks again. Mel April 24th, 2016 at 09:02 | #29 Reply | Quote this is certainly the most comprehensive and detailed motherboard upgrade tutorial on the internet. I appreciate any help on this and apologize for the long winded explanation. i have searched far and wide, and your tutorial was the only one that mad common sense without the unreasonable comments i got from the others telling me to wipe and
If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Apple Invents The Clipboard - release coming in 2008! Its going in my current computer that is running on Windows Vista. Change Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 10 There's a lot of pagan mythology about just what to do when swapping the motherboard, starting with "Nuke the site from orbit" and "Just buy another Dell", to more educated guesses
That worked! Upgrading Motherboard And Cpu Without Reinstalling Windows Im going to an athlon II X4 640 and an asus motherboard. So, just because #2 worked for one upgrade doesn’t mean it will work for another. When the BIOS appeared, I found the button to enter the setup, but right before I pressed it, the screen went totally blank.
I’m talking controller entry here, not “ATA Channel o“, “Primary IDE Channel“, etc. Replacing Motherboard Windows 10 You may have to reenter those keys, so make sure that you have them on hand, preferably on hard copy. Such a life and time saver. For the 1% of the time that it does NOT work for whatever reason, you can always throw the Windows disc into the optical drive, boot from it, and select a
Upon power-up, Vista loaded again, and I was able to update drivers from the Gigabyte CD. https://scottiestech.info/2010/03/17/upgrade-your-motherboard-without-reinstalling-your-os/ Then, if possible, make an image backup of your entire hard drive, using a tool such as Acronis True Image ($50) or DriveImage XML (free). Changing Motherboard And Cpu Thanks Scottie! Changing Motherboard Windows 10 Hardware: The parts of a computer that can be kicked.
Coyote when he realizes there's no ground beneath him, Windows falls over when it realizes there's no disk supporting it. http://mwdsoftware.com/windows-10/usb-problems-will-office-2003-work-with-vista-64-bit.php I have Vista Ultimate upgrade version installed on top of my oem Windows XP Pro software I purchased years ago on newegg.com. For me, it is just too risky. I swapped everything out, but Windows was very unhappy with the new Intel board because the (probably crappy) AMD integrated graphics driver was still trying to load with the new Intel How To Install New Motherboard
So, whether you have Windows or Linux, you really shouldn’t have to reinstall your OS with every major hardware upgrade. If you've found this in google, you know what that's all about. But, AHCI offers a few performance enhancements. Check This Out this is 2016 and i sure do hope this works on windows 10 Alf April 24th, 2016 at 21:21 | #30 Reply | Quote Just to clarify my IDE ATA/ATPAI
A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Upgrade Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 10 The board I am looking at is a ASRock 4CoreDual-VSTA LGA775/ PT880 Ultra/ DDR&DDR2/ PCI-E&AGP/ A&L/ ATX Motherboard, which supports all of my existing components except for of course my current You know how to install drivers by now; install what you need.
For example, integrated graphics drivers, or some other onboard or add-in device has a driver that screws things up when the new mobo is installed. If you're not comfortable with this at any stage, use the Microsoft link above (it's safer), but remove the platform drivers first, as they have been shown to interrupt an OS on 02 Mar 2008 at 12:06 am2Yuhong Bao Or, how about changing to the "standard" drivers for the hard disk controller (HDC). Do I Need To Reinstall Windows 10 With New Motherboard Register now!
When you turn on your new monster, Windows should load and be able to access the boot hard drive just fine. Though this method will still leave you with all the ghosted items in Device Manager, can still be interrupted by drivers which need to be uninstalled, and will remove all your So for $79, I found a nice Gigabyte board on NewEgg. http://mwdsoftware.com/windows-10/upgraded-to-vista-now-sound-doesnt.php Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of Speech Back to top #5 emucade emucade Members 34 posts OFFLINE Location:Santa Fe N.M.
I've downloaded all drivers for the Rev.1 & Rev.2 models of my mobo, but can't seem to find a difference online. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 usasma usasma Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad BSOD Kernel Dump Expert It isn't that difficult, provided you do a little up-front prep. on 22 Feb 2009 at 9:48 pm4John Utley I have had success migrating a Vista install from an AMD-based MB to an Intel board using the method of removing all system
Once that reboot is out of the way (oh, you'll be doing a fair amount of rebooting) launch Device Manager (devmgmt.msc), and replace your onboard storage controller with "Standard Dual Channel Scottie August 19th, 2015 at 19:40 | #23 Reply | Quote Not yet, but it seems from everything I've read that the worst case is you'll have to call the automated Your cache administrator is webmaster. I've purchased Windows 7 and planned to install the 64 bit version, but on further research (before I opened the packaging), it may be the Athlon XP 3000+ processor holding me
For example, if you're running AHCI in the current arrangement, set your new motherboard to AHCI in the BIOS prior to your first system start.There are other possibilities as well--and if If so, how?Also, is there a way I can tell which revision the motherboard is? i know this is old but will i need to remove the old chipset or just do this and go for it. Tony January 19th, 2015 at 04:12 | #13 So (IMO) your options are:1) Install XP, then do the Custom install option to have a clean copy of Vista on your system.
I load again the old MB with the PC and its boots up just fine. I was getting really irratated with this and everything else I read said to just do a clean install, which I could not do since I have a ton of work I will try as hard as possible not to ask a question that has been asked before. You may be surprised at how much stuff is faded or ghosted out.
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