Posted 04 November 2007 - 11:52 AM
I can only assume your trying to replace a motherboard or build a new computer. After installing the new motherboard simply restart the new components and have the driver disk ready for the new motherboard. If things go perfectly you will only need to update the drivers for the motherboard. If things go badly you will need to do a repair install, in which case you may be out of luck if all you have is your OEM recovery Cd's since they are system matched to your components. There may be other options and a Windows XP adviser will most likely chime in. Remember to unplug the computer from the wall before opening the case. Also be sure you are properly grounded to the outside of the computer case BEFORE touching any components in the case. You will also need new thermal paste for the CPU and heatsink/fan.
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