Upgrade Question

  Large JD 00:51 02 Jan 2005
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I'm concidering upgrading the following elements of my pc - motherboard, processor, memory. I'm currently running Xp pro os, on a samsung 160g sp1614. Will this HD just unplug and replug and work on the new system, or will i have to reformat. Current system = motherboard asus A7v333, processor athlon xp2000. New upgrades = MSI 7025 K8n NEO2 Platinum 939, processor athlon 64 3500+ 939
Many Thanks

  Giggle n' Bits 00:58 02 Jan 2005

and reinstall the XP when you have fitted you new bits. Mainly because of drivers and a spring clean what could be hidden in your reg files will be vamped away.

So perosnally I would reinstall you XP clean.

  Completealias 01:00 02 Jan 2005

I would go for a reinstall myself as windows installs certain components dependant on what hardware you have

  Large JD 01:30 02 Jan 2005

Cheers peeps!!

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