Can you change mobo/cpu/mem and still use your old windows 10 install?

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by WildMonkey, May 15, 2018.

  1. WildMonkey

    WildMonkey Gawd

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    As the title says. From a 2500K to a 8700K.
    Can I swap out the mobo, cpu, and mem and plug in the old SSD with windows 10 and have it work?
    Or is there a way to make it work after said change?
     
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    modi123 [H]ardness Supreme

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  3. SuperSubZero

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    Windows has never really liked being yanked out of one hardware setup and put in another one. While they've gotten better since Win7, I'd still approach it with caution. It may fail, or may not quite work right. Consider a clean install.
     
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