Do you need to reinstall Windows 10 after replacing motherboard?

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Written By Thurman Schinner

Do you need to reinstall Windows 10 after replacing motherboard?
What makes a motherboard compatible?
How do I know if my motherboard supports GPU?
Can any motherboard support any GPU?
Can old motherboard support new GPU?
What should I do with my new graphics card?
How find out what motherboard I have?
What are the different sizes of a motherboard?
How do I check my CPU and motherboard?
Do you need to reinstall Windows 10 after replacing motherboard?

When installing Windows 10, the digital license associates itself with your device?s hardware. If you make significant hardware changes on your device, such as replacing your motherboard, Windows will no longer find a license that matches your device, and you?ll need to reactivate Windows to get it up and running.

What makes a motherboard compatible?

To make sure your motherboard will be compatible, you will need to look at what socket and chipset your processor is compatible with. The socket refers to the physical slot on the motherboard that holds your processor in place.

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