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    I can confirm...

    That if you change your

    PSU
    Graphics Card
    Memory
    Motherboard

    But keep your HDD and CPU

    Then you have to re-activate vista

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    I'm not sure if they can count PSU, but if you change all the others then yea

    Memory is a wierd one, its only if you go above certain set boundaries, ie 1.5-2gb would be fine, but 1gb to 2gb can get you reactivating

    Dave

    edit - have you updated the My System bit?

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    You changed those things already?

    Gosh.

    So you don't need to re-install, just re-activate?

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    is this retail only?

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    How about just one item at a time, does it catch each one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    How about just one item at a time, does it catch each one?
    Well XP does, so I would guess that Vista does aswell.

    I know XP also picks up stupid things and makes you re-activate your PC...I updated my graphics driver and XP said I'd made a significant change and had to re-activate...this meant I had to phone up MS to get them to give me a code as I have OEM XP Home.

    FinalD

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    Quote Originally Posted by FInalD View Post
    Well XP does, so I would guess that Vista does aswell.

    I know XP also picks up stupid things and makes you re-activate your PC...I updated my graphics driver and XP said I'd made a significant change and had to re-activate...this meant I had to phone up MS to get them to give me a code as I have OEM XP Home.

    FinalD

    Never have I had to reactivate when Ive changed ram or cpu with XP. Saying that, I have had to reactivate several times when updating the chipset drivers on this P5B.

    Edit: Ive changed the graphics card loads of times and that has never triggered it for me.
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    It was strange, I didn't change the card, just the drivers, updated them, and, well Windows is annoying

    FinalD

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    Well - I didnt want to do it bit by bit

    System is now upgraded and "reasonable - QX6700 @ 3.3GHz" not enough... but well getting there

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    Very reasonable indeed
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    Room for improvement

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    Whats holding you back then? ram? cooling? underwear?
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    Cooling I think

    The ram isn't overclocked yet - since the Intel board doesn't allow it - I might move to 680i thing is for CPU overclocks this board is the best

    680i gives me SLI but I won't run that

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    Its the underwear ive got the same problem here...

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