It didn't work so I searched through the closet and found my old box. It ensures you don't have to buy a new Windows license for a PC if its motherboard breaks. However, to take advantage of this exemption, you'll have to contact Microsoft via the phone activation Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Good suggestion. My ssd is an OCZ vertex 3.
All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get It could be on the CD that comes with your new mobo, or maybe from the website of a part maker.Good Luck! Kapat Daha fazla bilgi edinin View this message in English YouTube 'u şu dilde görüntülüyorsunuz: Türkçe. Sky Flakes 4.122 görüntüleme 3:24 Repair Install to Fix Windows 7 Without Reformatting by Britec - Süre: 9:11. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/42690-63-reinstall-windows-motherboard
Reply arifur rahman March 20, 2015 at 12:45 pm install windows xp normally. Reply to headlesszombie pdxalexMay 11, 2012, 1:29 PM Uninstalling them wouldn't hurt. I paid at the $700.00 bz or $350.00 US for my copy, now I have a disc that is good for nothing. did you present them with the same scenario as you presented to us in your original post?
Microsoft will confirm that the PC with that specific hardware configuration is allowed to use Windows 10, and it'll automatically be activated. This will depend on whether you have an OEM or retail copy of Windows installed on your computer. Do you have the keys at hand? If I Replace My Motherboard Will Windows 10 Still Work While your System Builder license will likely fail to activate when you enter the product key on a second computer, there may be a way around this.
Always Allowed: Replacing a Motherboard Because It's Broken You can upgrade a lot of hardware components without Windows freaking out, including the graphics card, RAM, and hard drive. some clonning software MAY work, But since New MB,s normally require NEW drivers Very few recommend clonning. You can plug your HDD in later and wipe it, or transfer any data files if needed (pics, docs, bookmarks, etc).If I sold you my PC it would arrive with Win7 Reply Tony September 20, 2012 at 12:29 am What about changing the hard srive controller driver to the generic version?
You must set it up this way so it will boot from the CD in the optical drive.3. Move Windows 7 To New Computer Without Reinstall I took it home trying to figure out what was wrong when the PC main-board sent out sparks and smoke. (One of the bridges had died, along with the MB.)When I Windows might even try to install what it considers the "right" driver for your card. Reply Hilary Elder July 19, 2015 at 3:53 pm To add to my last comment.
I re-install everything once a month until the license fails 21 to 28 days before failing. click resources Click Here to Join the Discussion Tweet Chris Hoffman is a technology writer and all-around computer geek. New Motherboard Old Hard Drive Windows 7 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Change Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 10 HP and others have a make your own media so why not do that now?
I just booted into safe mode on the new motherboard, uninstall every old driver like chipset, ethernet, audio, gpu, etc... I agree !!!!!! Microsoft doesn’t spell out the exact hardware changes that can cause a Windows PC to become non-genuine, but we know that changing the following hardware components can cause this: The motherboard RodneyDickson 199.958 görüntüleme 34:40 Daha fazla öneri yükleniyor... New Motherboard Old Hard Drive Windows 10
January 5, 2017 05-01-2017 Advertisement Related Articles Top 5 Free Computer Maintenance Tools You Should Know About Windows Top 5 Free Computer Maintenance Tools You Should Know About Joel Lee January I used one of those tools to get the key for one of my machines so that I could use it to clean re-install. He said that they would not allow any sort of activations over the phone for hardware changes, regardless of the circumstances. There are MANY devices that are part of the mobo - things like SATA HDD controllers, optical drive controllers, modems, audio chips, USB ports, etc., etc.
Read more. Transfer Windows 7 License To New Computer Reply Alchemist December 12, 2014 at 10:07 pm All I can say is I wish had worked. Sometimes it fails badly, especially if there are HUGE changes in hardware.
Reply to dodger46 headlesszombieMay 13, 2012, 12:29 AM pdxalex said: Oh, what Chief said. Only cavet is if the MB dies the thousand deaths and a "NEW" MB was required.2) SSD is not an issue on re-using, or Not reusing the OEM Win 7. It worked perfectly and has been running flawlessly for several months. Can I Put My Hard Drive In Another Computer NOW you have a "Perfect" HDD to install to.So, if you do that, THEN you replace the Seatools CD with the Win 8 Install CD and do the Installation.HOWEVER, there is
Robert Hutchings 21.112 görüntüleme 25:14 How to Install a SSD and Load Windows - Süre: 13:14. key they said was still valid despite using that for an upgrade license . You can change this preference below. The key was different! (Not that the real one worked either. )August 20, 2015 Yea, gosh...customer losing the key for Office they were told a thousand times not to lose
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Recognize, also, that ALL the application software you have installed already would need to be RE-installed if you have to re-install Windows first.BUT there is another process that may work for I've called MS about this a week or so ago and they said they are still having issues with the activation server so I should just wait a couple of days. Please reply as I need a definitive answer on this. Allowed Hardware Upgrades Before you continue, it’s important to bear in mind what’s allowed and what isn’t.
Reply Darren February 22, 2015 at 12:12 am WAY to go. These all required a product key. Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın. Don't count on this working!
Why You Can't Just Use a Simple Product Key RELATED ARTICLEHow Does Windows Activation Work? The provisions of this section do not apply if you acquired the software as a consumer in Germany or in any of the countries listed on this site (aka.ms/transfer), in which Ed Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows 7 forum 25 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions Reply to RetiredChief pdxalexMay 12, 2012, 9:38 AM headlesszombie said: As for the validity, to everyone, I bought the program thinking it was the retail one not knowing there was any
You can read it when installs Windows 10, in your system drive and here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Useterms/Retail/Windows/10/UseTerms_Retail_Windows_10_English.htm. (...)4. As it is probably only a matter of time before it does happen, I am saving this so I will know what to do in that case. Unfortunately, windows came pre-installed so I don't have an actual disk, there was just a sticker on my computer with the key. Is this true !?I was also going to get an SSD and transfer windows 7 onto it, can I do either of these things with an OEM copy ?
Can't find your answer ? Sıradaki Upgrade Motherboard without breaking windows - Revised to make a bit more sense - Süre: 4:56. Reply to headlesszombie headlesszombieMay 13, 2012, 8:23 AM Oh my god, now when the computer starts up it powers off then powers on again WHAT IS GOING ON !??!?! But only one key for the machine will be the only one in use.