Is there anything I need to know before I boot up my new motherboard with Win2k?
My motherboard recently died and it is being replaced. What can I expect from WIN2k
Pro when I reboot with the new M/B? I am hoping it will be the same as the
one before, but in case it's not, what can I do to ensure success?
Just had to do this recently, and much to my amusement it worked without too
much of a problem. The first boot up (and potentially several subsequent
boots) will indicate that new hardware is found and Windows needs to reboot
to complete the installation.
I have spoken with others that have done this - in some cases (primarily
when the memory board technology is different) there has been some
performance issues. But, if you are using the same processor and memory speed,
then minor chip set variations should not pose a threat to the operation of
This was first published in December 2001