I dont have to absolutely install without doing a clean install. If not, could i still move my ram to the new mobo? What else does everyone reccomend in that case? How do i go about doing a clean install without having to buy win7 again?
(Solved) - Upgrading CPU and MoBo w/o reinstalling Win7 Professional?(22 posts)
That will depend how well you can sell your story to the Microsoft activation center.
Normally, when you do a clean install on the SAME mobo, you activate with the product key that is on the COA sticker (which is somewhere on your box). That may even work with a new mobo too - may ??? If it does not work, you have to call MS and they will activate or not depending how well you can sell your story.
This topic has been closed to new replies.