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    Quote Originally Posted by xeromist View Post
    Because sometimes the old drivers can interfere with new hardware. So if the old drivers are removed first it's easier for Windows to recognize and install drivers for the new hardware. That's the theory. You also have to make sure the Windows doesn't just reinstall the drivers before you get a chance to take the image so you may have to disable updates if you find that's the issue. Again, never tried it myself but that's what I've heard from people who have migrated between hardware platforms.


    xeromist is absolutely correct. If you fail to uninstall drivers and install new hardware on to your pc there is a good chance you might encounter blue screens of deaths. happened to me. tragic incident.

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