Upgrading mainboard with Windows XP

  Rogerfredo 06:58 13 May 2004
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I have recently upgraded my operating system from ME to XP Home, by purchasing an oem version of the XP software.
I would now like to upgrade my system further, by initially replacing the mainboard so that eventually I can install a faster processor and graphics card.
Will I be able to install my existing peripherals (hard drives, cards etc) on the new mainboard without a "clean install"?
Also, will XP allow such a radical change of components, having already been registered under the present set up?

  philwane 07:35 13 May 2004

I changed my Motherboard & Graphics card two weeks after installing XP I had to re Activate windows this gave me a phone number to ring told them I had upgraded PC no problem instantly re Activated

  Rogerfredo 16:08 13 May 2004

Thanks for the info.

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