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Motherboard and cpu swap

Hi, I have recently ordered a new motherboard and cpu and this is my my first time upgrading to a newer intel platform. I built my first gaming rig 3 years ago so I’m just wondering if I need to do anything in the software side of things (uninstall old chipset drivers etc.) I did a fresh install of windows about 2 moths ago, is it recommended to do a fresh install?

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I would recommend you reinstall windows to be safe.Some software may not work or act cluncky when you change hardware

quick question-is your windows activated using a digital license?you can check it in activation settings

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1 hour ago, JonasJL said:

Hi, I have recently ordered a new motherboard and cpu and this is my my first time upgrading to a newer intel platform. I built my first gaming rig 3 years ago so I’m just wondering if I need to do anything in the software side of things (uninstall old chipset drivers etc.) I did a fresh install of windows about 2 moths ago, is it recommended to do a fresh install?

 

New motherboard, so you will need to re-activate your Windows key ... or you need a brand-new Windows product key.

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