1.    24 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 7

    Now that 1511 was pulled, I don't know how to do a clean install


    So today I downloaded the 1511 .iso from dreamspark to perform a clean install of windows 10 on my desktop pc. After reading that there was an unknown problem with this build and it got pulled by microsoft, I am unsure if I should still use it.

    So, what to do?
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  2.    24 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 393
    10 pro 64 clean install

    Where did you read there is a problem with 1511 ?
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  3.    24 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 21
    XP/7/8.1/10 PRO 10586

    I would still install it regardless whatever it says on the News feed about "activation issues" or "bitlocker issues" and its not even been verified that activation issues or bitlocker are the problem as to why Microsoft pulled it. Heck, we don't even know why they pulled it in the first place.

    I'm trying to download a copy of v1511 to clean install on my new SSD as I plan to swap the HDD out of my thinkpad. I wouldn't bother with the RTM, its pointless. Install the latest version. Nothing to worry about.
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  4.    24 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 994
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    How do we all know "there is nothing to worry about" when there has been no official statement what build 1511 was removed?
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  5.    24 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,130
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    Jaffi, read here:
    Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First - Windows 10 Forums

    Presumably you will have backed up or imaged your Windows 7 installation in case of hardware incompatibilities with Windows 10, so that you will lose nothing.
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  6.    24 Nov 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5,874
    Windows 10 Pro

    I'm on 1511 on 6 computers and fixing to upgrade another one from XP to 1511 in the next few days. I would not hesitate to install it. Or just use the gatherosstate.exe method as Fafhrd posted to clean install 10240 on a Windows 10 virgin computer.
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  7.    24 Nov 2015 #7
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105
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