1.    30 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Brighton, Colorado
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Clean Install Question


    I read that a clean install rebuilds partitions and makes a recovery partition.
    My question is does it allow you to pick the size of the partition that Windows 10 is installed to ?

    I have a 1 terabyte drive but like to install in a 100gig partition.

    I think I will delete the existing partitions before I start
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  2.    30 Sep 2015 #2
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    Win 10 X64 Pro 15063

    Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums

    I've only used the partitions created by the installer in my own Win 10 systems, but you can certainly manually re-define the primary partition(s) during a clean install. As long as the install partition for Win 10 is large enough (100 GB is more than enough), you'd be fine.
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  3.    30 Sep 2015 #3
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    Windows 10 Pro

    After the clean install it is very easy to resize the partitions created by the install (and delete the recovery partition) and create a data partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard Free.
    Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Free
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