Clean install of Windows 10

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  1. Posts : 2,487
    Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
       #11

    What happens when you boot while holding down the escape key??

    Does a menu pop up, with a choice for the F9 key?

    You should NOT have to get into the BIOS.
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  2. Posts : 93
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    Thread Starter
       #12

    Thanks. Found that now.
    Presumably, I now want the option
    Custom Install Windows only?

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    Do I have to delete the Partition 1 (primary) drive to put everything onto one unallocated space? (See attachment)
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  3. Posts : 2,487
    Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
       #13

    By definition: a clean install requires all partitions to be deleted to unallocated space.

    Yes.
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  4. Posts : 35,480
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #14

    Remember my post #7? You've already got that answer.. please follow the clean install tutorial I posted.
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  5. Posts : 93
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    Thread Starter
       #15

    Sorry. Think I’ve got it all now!

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    Just want to say a huge ‘thank you’ to all who have helped me through this process. I’m really grateful to all of you.
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