Question The drive where Windows is installed is locked

Aug 10, 2019
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I just change intel cpu to amd, but when I can't inside windows, I try to rest it and shows the drive where windows is installed is locked. I tried a lot of methods, but none of them works.
 

USAFRet

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I just change intel cpu to amd, but when I can't inside windows, I try to rest it and shows the drive where windows is installed is locked. I tried a lot of methods, but none of them works.
Intel system to AMD system.
You'll need to do a full wipe and reinstall.

 

britechguy

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Even a device's APU/CPU has drivers associated with it, and these are associated with a Windows installation in a very intimate and intricate way.

Changing an APU/CPU, and expecting a Windows 10 instance created on the same machine, even with the same motherboard, to work "as was" when the beating heart of the system has been transplanted is not realistic.

A hardware change of this significance will require a completely clean reinstall.
 

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