1. Joined : Jul 2015
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    Win7 X64
       30 Jul 2015 #1

    Insight into 'Reset My PC' feature in Win10


    I just completed my upgrade from Win7 to Win10 using the media creation tool. It took a while (2 1/2 hours) on my older PC. However, there were no problems in the end--with a clean Device Manager, and everything seems to be working fine.

    I normally like to do a clean install of Windows after any upgrades but I will wait a couple of days for that to help ensure the new windows key reactivates itself. In the meantime, can someone please give me some insight into 'Reset My PC' on Win10? For example, if I choose to NOT keep any files or personal settings, what leftovers from Win7 are still there (if any) after the reset? I have yet to read anything that is completely clear on this subject.

    Using the media creation tool, I realize I can use the boot media that I created (USB stick with ISO of Win10). But I just want a comparison between doing that versus using the Reset My PC' tool inside Win10? Obviously, I have everything backed up. Thanks for any replies here.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2015
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       30 Jul 2015 #2

    I just a great post about this exact issue; search the forums here, it was just posted this evening
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 62
    Win7 X64
       30 Jul 2015 #3

    wase4711 said: View Post
    I just a great post about this exact issue; search the forums here, it was just posted this evening
    Do you know the title of that post? I've done some checking but haven't located it. Obviously, there are a tremendous amount of posts on here at this time. I would appreciate feedback from anyone about this topic.
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  4. Joined : Jun 2015
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       30 Jul 2015 #4
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 62
    Win7 X64
       30 Jul 2015 #5

    wase4711 said: View Post
    Thanks :-) This is important information for all to understand that are interested in clean installs so they can fully understand their options.
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