Windows 7 when moving hard drive.

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I hope to build a new computer in the coming weeks, but I plan on keeping my current hard drive. Would I have to install a new copy of Windows 7 for it to work in the new computer, or can I just move the hard drive and be fine?
 
In all likelihood you'll have to install from scratch. When you install Windows it loads the specific drivers you need for the hardware you have - if you switch the motherboard out from underneath it then it's almost certain not to boot.
 

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