troubleshooting Question

Restore backup to new hardware?

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Warren_RFlag for Australia asked on
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Hi all,

I'm upgrading my server that runs consumer hardware to some new consumer hardware. This is what I have done:
- backed up orginal server with Windows Server Backup
- this machine had a Gigabyte EP45-UD3R main board and an Intel Core2 Quad
- restored that backup to a new machine with a new HDD
- this machine has a Gigabyte P67A-UD3R-B3 main board and an Intel Core i7

This has worked. I had to uninstall the old video card drivers and I also uninstalled the intel software for good measure and replaced both with the new harware drivers.

Everything seems fine (for the past half hour). My question is, am I playing God? Have I created a monster. Will this continue working or is it a ticking timebomb?

Many thanks,

Warren

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