1. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,315
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       06 Sep 2016 #1

    Clean Install on a Working SSD?

    My current installation has been upgraded several times from Windows 8 to Windows 10. What do I need to do to wipe the current installation on the SSD and do a new clean install?
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  2. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,893
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       06 Sep 2016 #2

    For an SSD just do a clean install, and choose custom, when the partitioning option comes up, and delete all partitions, then let the installer set the partitions.

    Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums

    After installation Windows will run garbage collection and TRIM, and nothing will remain of past installs.
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,315
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       06 Sep 2016 #3

    Thanks - pleased to know it's so simple.
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