thats my functionality. http://imgur.com/a/Wgvxz9 · 9 comments [Build Help] Corsair 100R Silent Fan ControllerThis is an archived post. Thanks! So now here I am sitting at a stand still, the last time I called MS I had to wait for a callback for 8 hours which I do not want
Re activate any paid programs? solved Windows still works after motherboard and CPU change solved Will i have to re-install Windows 8.1 after a motherboard solved External HDD not working propperly after Motherboard change. I see it like this.
Best answer James MasonJan 27, 2014, 1:28 PM If you go to Start > right click on Computer > Properties, it should tell you there who your OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer, only some tweaking in the bios i had to do. solved Re-install of windows 8.1 pro after mobo and cpu upgrade? Change Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 7 I guess I will have to reformat.
More resources See also solved Motherboard swap without re-install of Windows 7 Will I need to re-install windows after upgrading my motherboard/CPU? Windows 8 Activation After Motherboard Change It likely has nothing to do with you. i hope this works. try this I wasn't happy with the performance of my CPU so I pulled it and installed a different I7-4770k.
the screen saver at sign in changed, but thats the only thing different or missing)HOPE THIS HELPS BRO Wow, thats exactly how i hope it goes for me. Do I Need To Reinstall Windows 10 With New Motherboard IHazABoneMar 2, 2015, 6:22 PM I haven't had a similar experience. Windows acted as if it was the first boot and displayed the "Getting devices ready % " progress bar. I don't know if it makes any difference, but I am using the full version of Win8.1 and not the system builders version.
Anything else at all? useful source Then you can't use that key on a different mobo. Windows 8.1 New Motherboard The option is in the start menu > settings > update and security > recovery. How To Upgrade Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 10 Here's another question, is it possible to even downgrade back to 8.1 withot doing a clean install?
Is this where you went to download windows 8.1? http://phpbbinstallers.net/windows-8/re-install-windows-8-1-oem-dont-ave-th-disc.html permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]ForsakenMC 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(0 children)yes permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]chinguetti 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(1 child)I did it on 2 computers. gartssJul 29, 2014, 2:01 AM Did not work for me.Having two identical machines with Win8 Pro 32-Bit (called "important" and "unimportant" for now)."important"'s mainboard burned and has been replaced with the it's really not worth the discussion; backup, try it, if it works good enough, good, if not wipe reinstall. Replace Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 8
Best answer SR-71 BlackbirdNov 6, 2014, 1:22 PM You should be fine.Windows 8.1 will also receive Direct X updates.With windows 7 OEM the license is tied to the first motherboard it's Probably best to do a fresh install to eliminate the worry. However, you will have to do some preparation work first. check over here Is there a reason this wouldn't be a good idea?
Still necessary to re-install Windows 8.1 after a motherboard/CPU change? Do I Need To Reinstall Windows With New Motherboard A changed CPU s/n alone is probably considered a small enough change that there's no reactivation required. I installed a new hard drive and did a restore drive image using Acronis True Image.
thanks for any help, everyone out there seems to have a different opinion or there situation isnt quite the same as mine. Ask a new question Read More Windows 8 Boot Motherboards Related Resources solved Will i have to re-install Windows 8.1 after a motherboard solved Windows 8.1 Motherboard Replacement Question solved Replacing I agree. Oem I had to call Adobe to get my Photoshop and Photoshop Elements programs re-activated.
Now I still have all my files but now I am stuck with an "Activate Windows" icon. There is no key on it. I would really rather have my graphics card be the issue than my motherboard. http://phpbbinstallers.net/windows-8/re-install-windows-8-on-inspiron-15r.html Practically, Microsoft isn't going after you if you only have the Upgrade, it's not the occasional consumer cheat they're worried about, they go after the commercial counterfeits & pirates.
solved Will i have to re-install Windows 8.1 after a motherboard Can i just swap my CPU and motherboard without reinstalling windows? smeezekittyMar 6, 2015, 12:22 PM Well often you can make a call for Microsoft explaining why the change. Best to start a new thread of your own for your question. Robie7642003Aug 8, 2013, 5:10 PM Update: As it turns out, hours later an activation screen did appear.
Anyway, I've never been big on doing things just because they're tradition.User Info: PraetorXynPraetorXyn 2 years ago#10ElDudorino posted...Well, think about it. After flashing the mobo. if there's any tips alto have on this method they would be greatly appreciated. I have seen others having issues with it though.
solved Replacing windows 10 after motherboard change solved Windows 8.1 64bit is struggling to boot after a motherboard switch More resources See also solved windows 8 product key not working after When is a proof or definition formal? I double-checked all my connections before powering on the first time and they're all good. Again, good luck!