Windows 10: Clean install of windows and discs

Discus and support Clean install of windows and discs in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Hello, I want to clean install windows and remove all my data like apps and possible viruses. I have disc C: (where my system is installed and that's... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by MatRick, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. MatRick Win User

    Clean install of windows and discs


    Hello,
    I want to clean install windows and remove all my data like apps and possible viruses. I have disc C: (where my system is installed and that's SSD disc) disc D*SadHDD drive with all apps and software) My question is when I do a clean install and it makes me decide which partition to remove should I remove all of them and keep "unlocated space partition"when it creates one automatically and click next? I have a system to install from the CD drive. I just want a fresh system and remove all my personal data and apps but also keep 2 discs after a clean install but with no date on them. Disc C and D which C is my SSD with system and D HDD for apps and software. Will it clean my disc also and automatically assign disc C as SSD with system and disc D for apps to install?

    If you can help me thank you so much!

    :)
     
    MatRick, Nov 8, 2019
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  2. Wile E Win User

    Windows Vista Clean Installation

    To do a clean install on a fresh hard drive with Vista on an upgrade disc, you have to follow certain steps. Buying a full install CD would've been easier, but using the upgrade disc only adds more time, so it's not that big of a deal.

    Follow the instructions here to do a clean install with an upgrade disc: http://www.vistarewired.com/2007/02/28/perform-a-clean-install-with-a-vista-upgrade-disc
     
    Wile E, Nov 8, 2019
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  3. 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, Nov 8, 2019
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  4. Clean install of windows and discs

    windows xp installation and dual core am

    could someone please list the steps they follow to install windows with a dual core processor and windows xp service pack to. I'm reletively new to amd dual core and i feel i'm missing a step. All help will be appreciated. thanx
     
    exodusprime1337, Nov 8, 2019
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