Windows 10: Complete format and fresh install

Discus and support Complete format and fresh install in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Hi everyone: I am in the process of organizing my digital files and backing them up before I do a fresh install of Windows 10. Quick question: Is... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/kickeddog, Nov 2, 2019.

  1. Complete format and fresh install


    Hi everyone:

    I am in the process of organizing my digital files and backing them up before I do a fresh install of Windows 10.

    Quick question: Is this the best/only way to do a complete fresh install? https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10startfresh

    I love my new PC laptop but would like to do a completely "sterile" install void of any manufacture bloatware or malware. Other silly question: will doing the fresh install remove the Asus boot screen or is that a BIOS thing? I would like the standard Windows boot screen if possible.

    Thank you!

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    /u/kickeddog, Nov 2, 2019
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  2. 3Colors Win User

    Windows Updated(16299.309).KB4088776 Restart is required to complete.


    Hi dalchina. Good news, I followed your suggestion and reinstalled the update and now it appears as "installed correctly" *Biggrin Maybe it was not necessary to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter or maybe if necessary. But using it I do not think it could have worsened something. The installation was very fast, unlike the first time it showed step 1 and step 2 completed.

    Thanks for the suggestions and for the time to respond Complete format and fresh install :) Best regards.


    And thanks for the tip of that program, I'll have it on my list.
     
    3Colors, Nov 2, 2019
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  3. Fernandz Win User
    How To Format A Write Protected Flash Memory ?

    ¿You already tried this one?...

    Run CMD


    1. diskpart
    2. list disk

    Then in the 3º step, put the correct number of disk in the list for the usb flash (if it's listed in disk 3, then you'll have to write select disk 3).

    2. select disk #
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    with that commands you will format the flash drive in fat32, if you have a large drive you can select also "format fs=ntfs" in step 7.

    good luck!
     
    Fernandz, Nov 2, 2019
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  4. Complete format and fresh install

    Windows 7 wont install drivers

    +1

    If you having an issue installing a driver that worked before you formatted or wont install on a fresh build, sometimes this means hardware damage
     
    brandonwh64, Nov 2, 2019
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