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What do you have to reinstall if replacing the motherboard with the same make and model?


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February 04, 2009 4:47AM

If it's an identical chipset with identical peripherals (this is definitely true for a straight replacement, e.g. previous board was faulty), nothing. OSes are oblivious to hardware changes unless a piece of hardware is changed for an alternative (e.g. upgrade video card, new network card which is different to old one, etc).