Windows 10: Clean Install of Windows 10 on new SSD

Discus and support Clean Install of Windows 10 on new SSD in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Howdy, I want to do a nice fresh install of Windows 10 on a brand new SSD but am just a bit confused on how I should go about it and what it entails.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by SamboDaHambo, Oct 15, 2019.

  1. Clean Install of Windows 10 on new SSD


    Howdy,


    I want to do a nice fresh install of Windows 10 on a brand new SSD but am just a bit confused on how I should go about it and what it entails. To be specific, I have 4 drives (2 HDD, 2 SSD) in my PC and was wondering if the data is kept on the other 3 drives (that don't have the OS on them) and if I will have any problems with them after the clean install if they do keep their data. Will I have to wipe all 6tb of data or is it just the HDD with the OS that gets wiped.


    Sorry if this is a unusual or silly question just a bit worried is all,

    Thanks.

    :)
     
    SamboDaHambo, Oct 15, 2019
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  2. CK011885 Win User

    Installing Windows 10 on New PC?

    I'm going to be building a new PC on Christmas and want to install Windows 10 on it. I have Windows 10 on my current PC, which I installed upgrading from 8.1 with the files on a USB. How do I go about installing a clean copy of Windows 10 on this new PC? I think I recall something about installing it once makes Microsoft recognize your hardware, but since this will be a PC I'm not sure what steps I need to take. Do I need to go 8.1 -> 10 or is there a method of going directly to 10?
     
    CK011885, Oct 15, 2019
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  3. r.h.p Win User
    Installing Windows 10 on New PC?

    What's your intended PC specs ??
     
    r.h.p, Oct 15, 2019
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  4. Clean Install of Windows 10 on new SSD

    Clean Install Workaround for Vista

    You may remember this news story on techPowerUp! a couple of days ago relating to the lack of clean installs when using the Upgrade Editions of Vista, which required an old OS to be installed. However, Paul Thurrott has managed to find a workaround for this issue, which ironically lets users do a clean install Vista without any previous version of Windows, albeit a little tedious. Here are the steps:
    • Boot from the Windows Vista Upgrade DVD as normal
    • When prompted for a product code, leave this blank
    • Select the version of Vista you have purchased and let Vista install
    • When you boot to your desktop for the first time, run the Vista setup from Windows
    • This time enter your product key
    • When asked whether you want to do an Upgrade of Custom install, select custom and choose a clean install
    • Windows will now install for a second time and you should be able to activate it
    Remember, these steps are only advised for use in order to achieve a clean install of Vista, it is only legal to use the upgrade editions if you have previously purchased the appropriate version of Windows.

    Source: DailyTech
     
    Jimmy 2004, Oct 15, 2019
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