RE: Re-installing Vista Ultimate
Hi Dwarf Thanks for the advice it worked perfectly.My system is running
smoothly with increased performance.Many thanks.
> Thank you i will do as you suggest and post a reply when done.
> "Dwarf" wrote:
> > Hi Thomas,
> > Yes, you should be able to do a repair install over your existing
> > installation. However, I recommend that you do things differently. A new
> > motherboard means different hardware which in turn means different driver
> > requirements compared to your original installation. If you able to boot up
> > into Vista then back up all of your data to removeable media and check that
> > it has been successfully backed up. Next, perform a clean install of Vista.
> > This will ensure that potential hardware problems between the old and new
> > motherboards are eliminated. With this method, you will have to reinstall
> > your applications and restore your data from the back ups. Note that if you
> > cannot boot up into Vista prior to carrying out the procedure detailed in
> > this post, then you will need to reinstall Vista, however, in this case, you
> > will lose your data. For safety reasons, your data should be backed up BEFORE
> > you change motherboards in case of un foreseen problems.
> > Dwarf
> > "Thomas" wrote:
> > > I recently replaced my motherboard and now want to re-install Ultimate.Can i
> > > install over the existing ultimate from within windows and two ,will i have
> > > to re-install all my other applications and data?
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Thomas