Im getting a new motherboard and i have a preinstall hard drive with windows 8 OEM

Can i just plug in the hard drive to the new motherboard or will it cause problems? cause i really want to know this...
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  1. nope you can't. if i remember correctly there used to be a way back in xp...but now you have to re-install, you also need to reinstall new drivers.. if you change motherboard.
  2. qazzi said:
    nope you can't. if i remember correctly there used to be a way back in xp...but now you have to re-install, you also need to reinstall new drivers.. if you change motherboard.


    How will i go by doing that sir?
  3. well there used to be a trick... let windows installation detect your old WINDOWS folder then install there...but i don't think it works anymore
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