RE: Motherboard Replacement
You don't say what you upgraded from!
If you have your original Operating Systtem disk, you will format the drive
with it, reinstall the original OS with it, then upgrade with the upgrade
Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> Hi, need a little help here. I am runing a Vista Home Basic OEM Upgrade and
> the motherboard went. Replace the board with a new one - but couldn't find
> the old exact board (939 amd). I've tried the repair function booting from
> my Vista disk but no change (as I figured). So,
> Do I need to reformat the drive then load? Will my OEM Upgrade still work
> once I have a clean drive? Since it may no longer think of it as an upgrade.
> Is there away around reformatting when you replace a motherboard in vista?
> If I have to reformat - know where there is a procedure to do it. Appreciate
> any help.