Beginners guides: upgrading a motherboard without reinstalling

Posted on Friday, Dec 23 2005 @ 01:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
You can upgrade a processor or add a new memory module without causing so much as a blip from Windows XP, but a new motherboard can and will cause XP to stop booting altogether. Many have tried, and many have been greeted with the cold gasp of the Blue Screen of Death for their efforts. Fortunately, the procedure for correctly installing a new motherboard is rather easy and straightforward, and more fortunately, we're here to talk you through it. PCstats never-ending quest to save you from computer store labor charges continues... after all, this is the exact same procedure a Service Center will charge you $80/hr to do.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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