|If you are removing and replacing the same board after repairing, OR replacing the board with the SAME exact board but new, then the answer to both is NO, you do not need to reinstall anything. The operating system is saved on your hard drive so if you do not replace it, and you use the same board or same model, there is no reason to need to reinstall anything. It may be possible that if you are replacing the board with an updated version of the same board, then you MAY need to 'repair' your windows installation, but probably not even then. If the board uses the same chipsets and the same geometry, then any differences will be minor, and an updated driver set will probably be enough to get things right again. If your windows installation needs to be 'repaired' due to a greater change, your programs will probably work fine after that without reinstalling.|
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