new motherboard & processor

  chippy+ 21:05 10 Dec 2007

hi i have decided to change my motherboard (previous post)which has blown capasitors i was going to use the old processor but decided to buy a new one with new heatsink and fan the old processor is a sempron 2200 the new one is a sempron 2600 the motherboard is the the same as the old one asrock K7S417GX what i would like to ask advice on is i have a acronis full backup for the pc could i us it and then put thedriver disc in for thenew processor my xphome disc is an upgrade but i was hoping to save installing all my programs again or could i try a repair thanks Chippy

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:26 10 Dec 2007

shouldn't be a problem as no "drivers" loaded in windows for the CPU its just a matter of setting the motherboad rates in BIOS which is probably alreay done on the board when you bought the buindle.

  woodchip 22:24 10 Dec 2007

Yes it should work, but as you say load the new Driver CD

  chippy+ 12:01 11 Dec 2007

hi Fruit Bat /\0/\
sorry about the delay thanks for your advice

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