1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
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    Question about loading W10 on a new unformatted drive

    Hello all,

    My question is pretty straight forward. As soon as they are available, I plan to replace the Samsung 950 Pro in my desktop with a larger capacity 960 Pro.

    My computer is running UEFI BIOS.

    I used the Rufus media creation tool to create a bootable USB drive that boots only in "GPT Partition Scheme for UEFI."

    Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way

    Should I simply be able to boot/install from the Rufus/USB drive and Windows will take care of everything else (such as formatting the drive and configuring the partition GPT)? Or is there something else I need to do?
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 1,289
    Win 10 14393.51

    Yes. A clean install will automatically partition and format a blank drive.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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