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  1.    24 May 2016 #1

    Windows 10 clean install question (part 2)


    Hi folks,

    A few weeks ago I asked whether now that I have upgraded to Windows 10 whether I could perform a clean install after the July 29 deadline and was answered in the affirmative.

    Foolishly though, I forgot to ask, how? Can I clean install via Windows Store or can it be done through the bootable USB flash drive, and should I download the bootable ISO back onto my USB drive for safekeeping?
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  2. Kyhi's Avatar
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       24 May 2016 #2

    Now that you have upgraded...
    You can download Newest ISO and clean Install at any time..
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  3.    24 May 2016 #3

    Hi Kyhi, thanks for the reply. Have you a link to the newest Iso?
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  4. Kyhi's Avatar
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       24 May 2016 #4

    Tech Bench or Media Creation Tool..
    Just depends on when MS feels like updating them..

    I prefer techbench ISO > https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...load/techbench
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  5.    24 May 2016 #5

    Kyhi said: View Post
    Tech Bench or Media Creation Tool..
    Just depends on when MS feels like updating them..

    I prefer techbench ISO > https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...load/techbench
    Does it matter which version, or are they equally valid?
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  6. Kyhi's Avatar
    Posts : 1,675
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       24 May 2016 #6

    Not sure I understand the question....

    the difference is in the ISO...
    TechBench uses an install.wim ( slightly larger file and longer download )
    The install.wim is the preferred choice for PC repair techs..

    MCT uses an install.esd which is a highly compressed version of the install.wim ( smaller file and faster download )

    with both the final results are the same...

    Just one is preferred and easier to work with..
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  7.    24 May 2016 #7

    Kyhi said: View Post
    Not sure I understand the question....

    the difference is in the ISO...
    TechBench uses an install.wim ( slightly larger file and longer download )
    The install.wim is the preferred choice for PC repair techs..

    MCT uses an install.esd which is a highly compressed version of the install.wim ( smaller file and faster download )

    with both the final results are the same...

    Just one is preferred and easier to work with..
    I just meant what are the differences between the two but thankyou for the clarification.
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