1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Windows 10

    Does Choosing 'Keep personal Files only' remove installed apps?


    What I mean is, if I select to keep my personal files only, will the installed programs be removed completely from my hard drive, or will they be moved to the Windows.Old folder like what happens in Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 ?

    Because I would like to have them in the Windows.Old folder in case I might need some of the files there, but I want the installation to be clean as well.
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    England
    Posts : 185
    Windows 10 Pro

    Keep Personal Files only will Only keep items such as your documents.

    The programs will be moved to windows.old under Program files.
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Hmm, and if I select Clean Install I guess it will move everything to the Windows.Old folder?
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #4
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    England
    Posts : 185
    Windows 10 Pro

    A Clean install would move everything yes, unless you tell it to format the Hard Drive, at which point you would not have that option.
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