Solved How do I do a clean install of the new windows 10?

August 16, 2015 at 07:50:12
Specs: Windows 10
I have been reading about a "clean install" regarding the new Windows 10 (I don't even have a clue what this means...hence, Geekiamnot!)). Do I need to do this? If so, why and how?

See More: How do I do a clean install of the new windows 10?

Report •

#1
August 16, 2015 at 08:20:50
✔ Best Answer
The first two paragraphs in this Tutor explains what is a Clean installation of Windows 10. Does this help?

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


Report •

#2
August 16, 2015 at 08:42:42
Yes, this answers the question of "how" , but do I need to? I read in the article that it will wipe all your files. I'm not sure I want to mess with this "clean install". Is it a bad idea to leave my windows 10 as is? What is the reason for a clean install?.

Report •

#3
August 16, 2015 at 09:58:20
Just leave your Windows 10 as is. The idea behind a "clean install" is to achieve a nice and clean reinstallation of Windows by removing preinstalled crapware and the backup copy of the earlier Windows version when you upgraded. It is done by reformatting the hard drive and start over. This is not recommended for someone who has no experience performing the procedure and someone who is mindful of the needs to avoid violating Microsoft Windows10 EULA (End User License Agreement) that can brand your copy of "clean installed" Windows as non-genuine. A non-genuine copy of Windows is very difficult to activate.

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User

message edited by XpUser


Report •

Related Solutions

#4
August 16, 2015 at 16:07:28
Thank you. Looks like I do not need to worry about a clean install. Waaaaaayyyyy over my head.

Report •

Ask Question