Changing motherboard

  belt_and_braces 19:13 31 Dec 05
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18 months ago i changed to a NF7S motherboard.
I booted from the exiting old disk and I didn't have to re-install anything because someone told me that if you change the driver for the HDD, to "generic" i think, BEFORE you do your last shutdown on your old motherboard it doesn't scrabble everything during your first boot on the new motherboard.
However i cant remember how i did this! any ideas?
It all worked great and it still is.

  Diodorus Siculus 20:08 31 Dec 05

Bump...

And in the meantime,


Beginners Guides: Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling - PCStats.com
click here


Replace Motherboard on a Windows XP System
click here

  Diodorus Siculus 20:08 31 Dec 05

Bump...

And in the meantime,


Beginners Guides: Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling - PCStats.com
click here


Replace Motherboard on a Windows XP System
click here

  Stuartli 20:59 31 Dec 05

If you change motherboards and have XP, the OS doesn't always like it.

Repairing XP from first bootup (set to boot from CD-ROM in the Bios and have the disk in the drive) avoids any problems and retains all your configuration, programs, applications etc.

  belt_and_braces 18:03 01 Jan 06

so no-one has heard of the change of driver method i mentioned in my opening post???
i was/am xp.

anyone else?

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