So when does our next excuse for a clean install arrive ?

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  1.    03 Feb 2017 #21

    Hi Steve. Thanks for the rep! You can tick as many as you need, its not limited. All the software on there is kept right up to date.
    @jimbo45 There are certain well known and long established websites that carry older software that you can find with google. (Not sure on the legality of linking them here.)
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  2.    03 Feb 2017 #22

    I rarely have to reinstall these days. Windows does a good job of keeping itself working these days.

    I do like Ninite.

    I don't do anything special, I just wipe out partitions with the Windows installer and let it create a new one.

    I don't use tons and tons of applications. I install a handful of things from Ninite, a couple of games, and Office 365.
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  3.    03 Feb 2017 #23

    swarfega said: View Post
    You can reduce that time by going to a site like which carries the latest versions of popular software.
    Between installing, activating and customizing it takes me days to get my computer the way I want it. That's why I only do clean installs if absolutely necessary.

    Edit: I almost forgot that some of my programs*were free but with a one time activation only.
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  4.    03 Feb 2017 #24

    The actual installation of Windows 10 on this computer, takes a mere 10 minutes but another several hours for drivers and software and to make windows just the way you want it.
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