with vista its an in place upgrade.
"David ****inson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:ehMgnMEsHHA.532@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
When putting a new motherboard in a system, in previous versions of Windows
it was possible to do a repair installation by booting from the CD. This
prevented losing system settings and having to reinstall applications. See:
However, there is no similar article for Vista and, before I replace a
motherboard, I wanted to know if anyone has followed a similar procedure
eveningstar at die-spammer-die dash mvps dot org
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