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Driver problems after changing motherboard without reinstalling window

Q: Driver problems after changing motherboard without reinstalling window

Hi guys After quot successfully quot booting into windows after changing motherboard whitout reinstalling windows I have some issues that I think mostly is driver related Everything in desktop look the same windows seem very stable and many programs seem to work but I have a hard time installing new drivers and gettiing online Serious problems Installing new drivers often fail Windows automatic quot Installing device drivers software quot routine have runned for - hours now and all drivers have quot failed quot Updating drivers in device manager just hang forever Minor issues When shutting down restart it hang on quot shutting down quot after leaving desktopc for a long time In the end it BSOD each time with this message driver power state failure When booting right before reaching login screen I get black screen where I only can see a mouse pointer and I also loose power connection with mouse and keyboard A workaround atm is to turn of pc disconnect power cable and all Usb plugs and then start again then I reach login screen Failed to initialize Driver without motherboard changing problems reinstalling window after display driver wrapper Driver problems after changing motherboard without reinstalling window guess I need to reinstall graphic drivers I think all this is somehow related to drivers and Im not sure where to start I have a image of the system so I can test things and if it fail I can go back The most important I think is install new motherboard drivers and get online but since I still have many drivers left from my previous motherboard I have no idea what to do or what order to do it Am I missing something to install new drivers Should I run a reg cleaner should I nuke all old drivers should I try to install new drivers on top of old ones or what Would love any help on this so I can get my windows up and running again Cheers Some information Windows bit Old motherboard Asus P P Deluxe New motherboard Gigabyte Z Gaming G What I did before I changed motherboard In device manger Hard disk controller set to generic Uninstalled Nvidia Relatek sound devices USB set to generic Stopped some programs from running on startup Adobe process lasso yadis ditto riva tuner precisionX Drivers I have tried installing I managed to install intel ethernet controller USB and Intel management engine software but I still could not get online and did not notice and changes Driver that failed to install after removing some old drivers Sound blaster Bigfoot network killer Intel storage

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A: Driver problems after changing motherboard without reinstalling window

Do a Repair Install, that should revolve the problems.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/355391-driver-problems-after-changing-motherboard-without-reinstalling-window.html
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Hello. I had to take my computer into the shop because of hardware problems. The motherboard was replaced.

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Since my motherboard is the same kind will my CD key still work?

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A:Reinstalling after changing motherboard

Welcome!

Yes, your key should still work.

I wouldn't think Windows would need to be reinstalled, but what Vista files are you referring to?

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/54824-reinstalling-after-changing-motherboard.html
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A:Changing motherboard without reinstalling Wndows 7 Pro

You can try starting Win7 up on the new hardware, but it might not start. The easiest thing to do then is to Make Windows 7 bootable after motherboard swap - Windows 7 Help Forums.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/306408-changing-motherboard-without-reinstalling-wndows-7-pro.html
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Apologize in advance if this has been covered numerous times but i can't seem to find the right keywords to research in google and this forum.

Anyways, I currently have a Q6600, Gigabyte P35 motherboard, 4GB DDR2 800 ram, and 2 x 320GB in raid 0 using the ICH9R chipset. The OS is Win 7 Pro x64. Ive just recently bought a Q9550, Asus PQ5 Deluxe (x48), 4GB DDR2 1066 ram.

Is there a way to just plug in my hard drives into the new rig without installing a fresh copy of Windows? To complicate things, will the RAID config i have be a problem or the ICH10R chipset on the new motherboard be a smooth transistion and retain the RAID array?

Thanks in advance

Note: Not sure if this is in the right section, please advise if not.

A:Changing motherboard without reinstalling Win7x64 + RAID0

Hello rorii, welcome to Seven Forums!


Start by having a look at this tutorial at the link below though you may be asking for serious issues with the RAID as Windows 7 and RAID are not exactly the best of friends to start with.


Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/178270-changing-motherboard-without-reinstalling-win7x64-raid0.html
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Windows 8 comes with its own drivers, on the odd occasion some drivers are incompatible
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A:Reinstalling Driver Problems...

I am sorry, the amount of updates I installed were FOUR: Update for Windows XP (KB896344), Update for Windows XP (KB928388), Nvidia Corporation - Video - NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 200, and Saitek - Input Devices - Saitek Cyborg Force Rumble Pad (video game controller). The error code that Windows Update gives me is Error Code: 0x80070005

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A:First time reinstalling windows driver problems

Hi

chances are you havent got the network card drives loaded, go into device manager and see what has a yellow mark next to it.

then use another PC to download the missing drivers onto a USB stick and then copy them to the laptop.

as for how many just the ones you need, such as sound video, network and the chipset drivers.
 

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Have you tried the ASUS website to get the mobo drivers?

I'd check for heat related problems. From what you describe, it sounds like the static noise is the CPU heat threshold alarm. What is it set for in the BIOS settings?
 

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A:Hard drive and motherboard driver problems

'The other drive is J:\, and it comes from a fried computer.'

That copy of Windows software is NOT licensed for use in your existing computer thus NO HELP!

Sorry.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hard-drive-and-motherboard-driver-problems.111377/
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A:Problems when installing ATI 4850 driver in a MotherBoard with NVIDIA Chipset!!!

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Steam may have some issues when it begins to look for the game files themselves.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/changing-hard-drive-and-reinstalling-w7-751257.html
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A:reinstalling with new motherboard

backup, backup, backup, backup, backup, backup first.

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A:Reinstalling Window XP

Starjade, you should be able to hit a certain combination of keys, depending on your computer, of shift + tab or esc or control + delete or F8 or one of those and it will tell you on your screen VERY QUICKLY as you are rebooting to either get to the boot sequence or the CMOS settings. Once you get to the boot sequence you can set it to the correct one and go on. Or if you get to the CMOS settings, change it to the correct one and then go on. Liz
 

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A:After reinstalling Windows 7, problem with changing (single) user name

  
Quote: Originally Posted by hershmab


I had to reinstall W7 Pro X64 on my home PC to cure problems with sleep/hibernation.

After reinstalling, I found a single user account had been created named "DELL".

All my previous software (now stored in Windows.Old) referred to user name "Brian". So I changed the name of the DELL account to "Brian". But I then found that although the user folders are sometimes shown as "Brian", at others they are shown as "DELL".

How do I make the change of account name effective for all the relevant user folders? There is no facility to rename C:\Users\DELL; is there some other way?


Welcome Hershmab to the windows 7 forums.

The best advice I can give you is to create a userid for Brian making sure that it has the same security level as you used to have. Then log off dell and log on to brian and copy all the files to your new userid and then you can remove the Dell userid after your satisfied that everything is there.

Rich

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A:After reinstalling motherboard, a problem

Suggests that the heatsink is not correctly in place on the CPU, its overheating (only takes a few seconds to overheat).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/after-reinstalling-motherboard-a-problem.435867/
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A:Fitting new motherboard and I could do without reinstalling

Backup everything first. I can't stress how important that is.

Do not format your hard drive.

Install the new motherboard then carry out a Repair Install.

Repair Install

However, I have to say that if it were me I'd go for a clean install.

Is your operating system OEM or retail? If OEM it's tied to your current motherboard.

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will it boot into safe mode?

asking windows to be transfered from one system to another is A LOT to ask, especially if you have an system builder copy which will only work on the original hardware it was installed on.

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A:Upgrading Motherboard Without Reinstalling OS

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Create a system image of your hard drives first. I would assume you'll need a separate image for each hard drive.

Make sure you have all the drivers (LAN, graphics, chipset etc) for your new motherboard then fit it.

Do remember that you need a qualifying EULA for your motherboard. If your current Windows OS is an OEM version it will be tied to the old motherboard.

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When you're all done, you'll need to re-activate Windows.

I hope I've given you good advice. If I haven't, our more knowledgeable helpers will put things right.

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A:Cannot connect to TV after reinstalling W7 and motherboard

Naveen what is in your Device Manager?? see my pic

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A:Upgrading my CPU and Motherboard without reinstalling the OS etc.

If you had windows 98 or lower installed you might get away with that but XP won't let you, it will blue screen before booting.

So if you want to upgrade the motherboard and CPU you are stuck reinstalling the OS unless you have erd commander.

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Cheers
 

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If you still have the Sony Vaio Recovery discs that shipped with the computer, you can ease the process by inserting these discs and following the instructions.


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Read more: How to Restore My Sony Vaio to Factory Default Settings | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5511280_rest...#ixzz2Gs8HKUhx


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Replace Motherboard on a Windows XP System

HTH

Jerry
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/any-utilities-to-allow-a-motherboard-change-without-reinstalling-xp.823439/
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Almost a word for word copy & paste from THIS forum post made in 2014
@muckshifter the bus inspector should be along soon
 

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/mass-storage-controller-driver-for-asus-motherboard-p4r800-vm-motherboard-for-xp-re-installation.4069314/
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A:Upgrading Motherboard - Want To Avoid Reinstalling Windows 7

Not exactly sure if this still works - Make Windows 7 bootable after motherboard swap

Backup your data just in case.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/371690-upgrading-motherboard-want-avoid-reinstalling-windows-7-a.html
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Please start by running these free diagnostics to rule out the most common problems: http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html
Also, as you've related memory problems, also run the free Prime95 program on this page: Additional Hardware Diagnostics

SP1 isn't installed, please do the following:





Quote:
Installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1
1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
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NOTE: For Vista, read these notes:





Quote:
Read these notes for installing Vista SP1: Learn how to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Read these notes for installing Vista SP2: Learn how to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)


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I have had limited success in installing updates/Service Packs when using a "clean boot". I suspect that I'm just bypassing the problem - and that it can come back to bite me in the butt later on.


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The following info is just FYI, I've already addressed the issues that I saw in the above paragraphs

- Further info on BSOD error messages available at: http://www.carrona.org/bsodindx.html
- Info on how to troubleshoot BSOD's (DRAFT): http://www.carrona.org/userbsod.html
- How I do it: http://www.carrona.org/howidoit.html

3RD PARTY DRIVERS PRESENT IN THE DUMP FILES

Code:

Rt64win7.sys Fri Jun 10 02:33:15 2011 (4DF1BAAB)
amdxata.sys Tue May 19 13:56:59 2009 (4A12F2EB)
cpuz135_x64.sys Wed Jan 19 11:42:06 2011 (4D37145E)
nvlddmkm.sys Thu Feb 09 21:02:58 2012 (4F347AD2)
speedfan.sys Fri Mar 18 12:08:46 2011 (4D83838E)

http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=Rt64win7.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=amdxata.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=cpuz135_x64.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=nvlddmkm.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=speedfan.sys

BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY


Code:

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\071612-24648-01.dmp]
Built by: 7600.17017.amd64fre.win7_gdr.120503-2030
Debug session time: Mon Jul 16 11:10:43.253 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 4 days 13:54:23.597
BugCheck 109, {a3a039d8a0bde4e9, 0, 3c09be51f0f8d845, 101}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for win32k.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for win32k.sys
Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x109
PROCESS_NAME: System
Bugcheck code 00000109
Arguments a3a039d8`a0bde4e9 00000000`00000000 3c09be51`f0f8d845 00000000`00000101
BiosVersion = V1.15
BiosReleaseDate = 03/04/2011
SystemM... Read more

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A:Changing Out A Motherboard and PSU

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You can swap mb as long as you have not installed proprietary chipset drivers for the old mb. If you have it can still be done, however it is more work.
With that said I do not recommend swapping mb without a clean install of the os. You will be happier in the long run with a clean install. The computer will be more stable with fewer problems.
 

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Hello

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Thanks
 

A:Changing motherboard and processor

Its always a good idea to fresh install when changing motherboards. A fresh install will minimize any issues that could arise from different hardware configurations. I've also heard that Windows setup detects an SSD and optimizes Windows for use with the SSD.

You should also keep in mind, an OEM license for Windows is not be transferable to a new motherboard. The motherboard is the one component that constitutes a new machine. OEM installs are bound to the motherboard they are activated on.
 

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A:Changing Motherboard and Windows XP

Unless you get an identical motherboard, you'll have to buy xp. Most pre-built systems either come with a "restore" xp cd or a "restore" xp hard drive partition. Neither of these can be used on another motherboard. Xp home is $90 u.s. for the oem version.

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A:Changing Battery-motherboard

When its booting, you need to enter the BIOS to get the settings.
The key to press differs between systems, but is usually F1, DEL, or similar.
It should be displayed briefly on the screen.
 

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A:Changing motherboard with different chipset

  
Quote: Originally Posted by joe7dust


I don't have the recovery disc, and its a different chipset in new motherboard. I know if I could boot from old mobo and use sysprep tool I'd be fine. However that is not possible. Is there a way to manually edit the driver files or run sysprep from a live-cd? Registry hacking might even be necessary.


Did you already install the new motherboard, so you're ready to start the process if I tell you how? You use the original disk, no restore is involved in the process?

Read the attached pdf. It can inject drivers using "P2P adjust OS" option. You want the software? It was freeware a long time ago.

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A:Problem after changing motherboard

Another method is to apply your last image using it's boot disk, then Adjust Win7 to boot on new hardware with Paragon Adaptive Restore CD

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A:Plan on changing motherboard...

1. Yes
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A:Keeps restaring after Changing Motherboard

I would definately give it a try with the other HDD. Its is good practice to do a completely fresh installation of Windows if you change the motherboard. There are likely to be many different components, drivers etc needed and it is fairly easy to get conflicts between the existing HDD configuration and what the new motherboards wants.

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Yes, but you will need to do a phone activation.

Ken

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I don't know how likely that is.

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A:Win 7 OEM License - Changing Motherboard & Processor

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A:[SOLVED] Changing motherboard battery

Quote:





Originally Posted by LarryMoenkurly


I have a Dell 8200 Dimension running XP. I need to replace my 8-year old battery. Is the correct procedure to turn the computer off or leave it on? If the computer is on, I believe I may not have to reset the clock or run some set up. If the power is off, what do I have to do after the battery is replaced and the power is turned back on?






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A:Computer Won't Boot After Changing Motherboard

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You can transfer files and data but you will need to install Windows clean on new build...fine to have files and data on the drive in a separate partition so you do not format the whole drive by accident and lose everything, or use sata drive for clean install and then jumper the ide drive as slave and use whatever you want from it in new build.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-hard-drive-and-motherboard.556525/
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A:Error 0x80070035 after changing motherboard

Just a shot in the dark, but try uninstalling (NOT disabling) the Teredo and the ISATAP adapters. They'll reinstall themselves if needed - but most times they just go away and never come back (but the internet does).

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/error-0x80070035-after-changing-motherboard-511749.html
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Hi did you try a system restore to a point when it did work.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/window-7-64-bit-cannot-install-driver-sotware-canon-printer-driver-861930.html
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Did you download from here on HP site?There are 28 different HP G72 series listed. Which series do you have?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/380166/reinstalling-graphics-driver/
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A:Reinstalling audio driver

Zenosincks said:



What is the brand and model number of your PC or motherboard?Click to expand...

ok am using an asus p5k-e
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/reinstalling-audio-driver.102793/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/reinstalling-driver-every-start-up.715268/