Upgrade CPU

  teletoter 21:00 12 Mar 2009

I am currently using an AMD Sempron CPU and have managed to buy a new Athlon very cheaply. If I change the CPU will I need to reinstall Windows XP or will the bios take care of it all? Asus K8V-MX motherboard.

  Quiller. 22:49 12 Mar 2009

You should be fine, if that is all you are going to alter.

The number of times I have altered a cpu while running XP has resulted in no problems with boot up.

  teletoter 21:19 15 Mar 2009

Just simply changed the CPU. The bios took care of everything on reboot. Now have a much faster machine.

Many thanks

  Quiller. 10:24 16 Mar 2009

Good news :-)

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