1.    07 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10* 64-bit

    How to wipe Win10 Clean?

    Hi, I would like to know how to wipe windows 10 clean due to the errors I've been getting recently, I've tried doing the tutorials but the settings app will not open. So is there any other way to wipe the computer clean? it would be appreciated if someone could help.
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  2.    07 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Either you do a Repair Install, or even one step further, do a Clean Install.

    Repair Install will allow you to keep your files, settings and apps.
    Clean Install will NOT let you keep anything. You'll start fresh.

    Repair Install
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

    Clean Install
    Windows 10 - Clean Install
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  3.    07 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10* 64-bit

    No, I mean getting rid of ALL files. Without re-installing win10.
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  4.    07 May 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 6,139
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Are you using a mechanical hard drive or an SSD? Also, are you planning on reusing the drive or are you selling it or the computer? Do you have more than on operating system installed right now?
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