Reinstall Vista 32 after Mobo change?

By jsmileb
Oct 22, 2009
  1. I am giving up on my Intel DX38BT board which has been glitchy from the start. Going to an MSI X48 board. Will I be able to reinstall the OS with a different board? I am sure this has been answered on here but too many search parameters for me to feel comfortable at getting an answer.
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,186   +469

    If you have an OEM version of Vista, then technically no but if you call in to activate, sometimes they will let you. It doesn't hurt to try. If in the end you have to buy another copy of Windows, you might want to go with Windows 7.
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