Changing out motherboard

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I have just purchased a new motherboard and I'll be swapping it in my desktop pc but no other parts will be changed. I have heard that a straight swap will cause issues with drivers and such, and so a fresh install of Windows is necessary. What is the best way to do this given I'll be using my current SSD storage drives? Thanks
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  1. twkerr said:
    Hi,
    I have just purchased a new motherboard and I'll be swapping it in my desktop pc but no other parts will be changed. I have heard that a straight swap will cause issues with drivers and such, and so a fresh install of Windows is necessary. What is the best way to do this given I'll be using my current SSD storage drives? Thanks


    I did the same thing. When I swapped the Motherboard, Windows became inactivated for me. I simply inputted the Windows Code I had from when I had bought it and put it on the system, and I activated for me. In essence, by swapping your motherboard, your WIndows will become inactivated, activate by inputting your Windows Code from when you bought it.
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