1.    22 Apr 2016 #1
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    Windows 10 install question


    Hi folks, I upgraded to Windows 10 a few days after it was released, and I then performed a clean install, (I like it fresh). My question is, what happens if I need to clean install this OS (because of malware or some such) after July? Will I need to buy it? Also, if I don't need to buy it again where would I download the .exe to get it installed? Should I save it now on a USB to be safe?
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  2.    22 Apr 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by templar View Post
    Hi folks, I upgraded to Windows 10 a few days after it was released, and I then performed a clean install, (I like it fresh). My question is, what happens if I need to clean install this OS (because of malware or some such) after July? Will I need to buy it? Also, if I don't need to buy it again where would I download the .exe to get it installed? Should I save it now on a USB to be safe?
    Once you upgraded to Windows 10 your computer was registered in the data base at MS. You will be able to do a clean install for free for as long as you own that computer.
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  3.    22 Apr 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    Once you upgraded to Windows 10 your computer was registered in the data base at MS. You will be able to do a clean install for free for as long as you own that computer.
    Excellent, cheers!
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