WOULD IT BE POSSIBLE TO PURCHASE NEW TOWER, MOTHERBOARD AND PROCESSOR AND TRANSFER YOUR HARDWARE WITHOUT RELOADING THE OS?

Question

Woudl it be possible to buy a new empty tower and purchase a mother board and faster processor and transfer my hard drives,DVD ROM and CD-RW over to the new system without reloading the OS? I probably already know the answer.

thanks for your help

Answer

This question was answered on March 31, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

THE ANSWER IS NO YOU DO NOT HAVE TO RELOAD THE OS REMMENBER THE OPERATING SYSTEM AND ALL THE SOFTWARE FOR YOUR CD-RW AND DVD-ROM ARE STORE IN YOUR HARD DRIVE THE ONLY PROBLEM YOU MAY ENCOUNTER IS WHETHER THE NEW PROCESSOR AND MOTHER ARE COMPATIBLE WHICH MAY NOT BE THAT BE OF A PROBLEM SINCE MOST SYSTEMS NOW A DAYS ARE PRETTY COMPTATIBLE.

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Posted by Lian of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 31, 2003