Moving a hardware RAID card and drives to new MB, CPU

Wayne Carpenter 0 Reputation points

My motherboard failed on a Windows 10 system to boot after around 8 years so I had to get a new one. My question is can I simply move a hardware RAID card and drives to the new MB (and new CPU RAM) without any significant issues? If there are no significant issues, I understand that at least I would have to use the Activation Troubleshooter and select the change hardware option to activate Windows. Is this correct for a Retail version.


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  1. Wayne Carpenter 0 Reputation points

    I answered my own question by putting it in the Comments box above and then when I clicked on Add comment, it disappeared!

    I just wanted to let others know that moving a hardware RAID card and drives to a new motherboard worked with no loss of data. It was challenging to find the link to allow Microsoft to recognize my computer with the new hardware though. Microsoft should make it easier.

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