Re: Motherboard Upgrade=Reload XP?
- From: "Ed Medlin" <ed@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 17:26:25 GMT
"Kevin" <kwmw(nothanks)@storm.ca> wrote in message
> "Lars-Erik Østerud" <.@.> wrote in message
>> DaveW skrev:
>>> No you cannot update the chipset drivers. Whenever you change the
>>> motherboard that a harddrive containing the OS has used, then you MUST
>>> reformat the harddrive and do a fresh install of the OS. Otherwise you
>>> ongoing Registry errors and data corruption.
>> Excuse the language, but what a f*****ing stupid soulution. People
>> NEED to change MB from time to time. Why don't they make a tool to fix
>> this. This was never a problem with Win98. Just switch. Old hardware
>> removed, new hardware found. Reboot. All well. Why not with XP????
>> Lars-Erik - http://home.chello.no/~larse/ - ICQ 7297605
>> WinXP, Asus P4PE, 2.53 GHz, Asus V8420 (Ti4200), SB-Live!
> Don't listen to him. He always says the same things. The folks above have
> it right.
> Works most if the time anyways. Don't forget to backup just in case.
Exactly. His solution to any hardware change, even a processor alone, is to
format and reinstall.
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