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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8
       17 Aug 2015 #11

    Ztruker said: View Post
    You need a flash drive or a DVD since you need to boot it, not launch from inside Windows.
    Can you read my above message and see if that does anything.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8
       18 Aug 2015 #12

    sotorious said: View Post
    You are also saying once windows 10 is installed and upgraded from the previous windows i then shall be able to do a clean install?
    Once windows 10 is installed and upgraded from the previous version and activated successfully. You will need to make sure that your Windows 10 is activated, before doing a clean install.

    If so how would i go about doing that, would i need to make a flash drive with the windows on it or is there an option with in windows to do so.
    I did not perform clean install of Windows 10 after the upgrade. I was facing some lags and FPS drops while playing games. So, instead of clean install, i did reset my pc via "Recovery" option of Windows 10. I selected 2nd option "clean all my where the operating system is installed" and now all stuff is working super duper
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  3. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,317
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       18 Aug 2015 #13

    sotorious said: View Post
    Can you read my above message and see if that does anything.
    As I tried to say, you need to create a flash drive or DVD. There is nothing built into Windows 10 that will do this for you.
    Everything you need is laid out here: Windows 10 - Clean Install
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,846
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Aug 2015 #14

    Ztruker said: View Post
    As I tried to say, you need to create a flash drive or DVD. There is nothing built into Windows 10 that will do this for you.
    Everything you need is laid out here: Windows 10 - Clean Install
    He needs to get the upgrade done first.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,846
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Aug 2015 #15

    sotorious said: View Post
    Modern setup host stopped working is the error message i got this time.
    From what I've read, that is commonly an indication of not enough free space for the upgrade. How much free space do you have on the operating system partition?
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8
       18 Aug 2015 #16

    I got it guys, i put it on a usb drive and did a clean install right off of the USB stick.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,846
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Aug 2015 #17

    sotorious said: View Post
    I got it guys, i put it on a usb drive and did a clean install right off of the USB stick.
    and is it activated?
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8
       18 Aug 2015 #18

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    and is it activated?
    I think so i need to double check that. It would tell me in the system settings right
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8
       18 Aug 2015 #19

    Yes by checking properties of My Computer.

    Or you can run this command slmgr /xpr in command prompt.
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8
       18 Aug 2015 #20

    It does say windows is activated in the system files at the bottom.

    I did take a picture of the product id and it does differ from when i was on windows 8.

    Even the command prompt way is also telling me it is activated.
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