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Old August 19, 2011, 10:29 PM
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Default Hard drive help plz

im upgrading my pc motherboard and cpu and want to know if i can use my old hard drive it got wins 7 but im buying a new copy of win 7 and was thinking if i can just erase everything on the hard drive and then just install the new copy of win 7,will that work?
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Old August 19, 2011, 10:55 PM
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Generally, changing the motherboard means that you must reinstall the OS. You will be able to erase everything from the hard drive and install windows 7 on the newly erased hard drive.
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Old August 20, 2011, 12:09 AM
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similar chipsets no need to reload windows

personally i reload windows 3 times a year no matter what
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