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  1.    15 Aug 2015 #1
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    Windows 10 reinstall


    After the free upgrade how do i reinstall windows 10?

    I got windows 10 pro 64 as the free upgrade and i did the upgrade not the clean install as I just formatted my hard drive with windows 7 ultimate 64 no biggy right?
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  2.    15 Aug 2015 #2
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    10 pro 64 clean install

    Quote Originally Posted by xcaliber81 View Post
    After the free upgrade how do i reinstall windows 10?

    I got windows 10 pro 64 as the free upgrade and i did the upgrade not the clean install as I just formatted my hard drive with windows 7 ultimate 64 no biggy right?
    Hi ... Did you first upgrade from 7 to 10 ? Because you need to upgrade the system first before you can do anything when it comes to reinstalling . So did you ?
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  3.    15 Aug 2015 #3
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    Upgrade system? As in update in windows update?
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  4.    15 Aug 2015 #4
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    I upgraded from 7 ultimate 64
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  5.    15 Aug 2015 #5
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    If you upgraded from 7 to 10, and activated. On a clean install, just click skip when prompted to enter a product code. It should activate when done. It did for me. Upgrade refers to an upgrade install versus a clean install.
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  6.    15 Aug 2015 #6
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    So doing a reinstall of windows 10 will be the same assuming I did a format and reinstall like windows 7 when you boot from DVD?
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  7.    15 Aug 2015 #7
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    Pretty much. boot from your install media and follow the prompts. Chose custom install and you can delete, create, and format partitions.
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
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  8.    15 Aug 2015 #8
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    Ok thanks
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  9.    15 Aug 2015 #9
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    Last question, I downloaded the windows 10 64 bit iso but does it auto detect that I have windows 10 pro?
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  10.    15 Aug 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by xcaliber81 View Post
    Last question, I downloaded the windows 10 64 bit iso but does it auto detect that I have windows 10 pro?
    Depends on which ISO you downloaded. Did you download the Windows 10 Pro ISO? That's all that will be in the ISO is Windows 10 Pro.
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