Windows 10: Jesse's 10 Install

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       30 Jan 2015 #61

    You pull the Windows 7 hard drive out, you buy a new hard drive or solid state drive. You install that and you install 10 on that. That`s how you do it.

    You do that when you can afford it. Or you upgrade to Windows 10 when it comes out through windows update, but I don`t even recommend that.

    Just get another hard drive for the desktop and put windows 10 there, don`t risk the laptop.

    Or upgrade 8 on the desktop.
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       30 Jan 2015 #62

    Oh! Well, I thought doing a clean install meant removing the Windows 7 software, and then use a Windows 7 ISO to install back on the system.
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  3.    30 Jan 2015 #63

    If you ever consider to put W10 on your W7 system, make sure you first make an image of the W7 system. Here is how:

    Imaging with free Macrium - Windows 7 Help Forums
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       30 Jan 2015 #64

    whs said: View Post
    If you ever consider to put W10 on your W7 system, make sure you first make an image of the W7 system. Here is how:

    Imaging with free Macrium - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Okay
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  5. Posts : 1,210
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       30 Jan 2015 #65

    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    Oh! Well, I thought doing a clean install meant removing the Windows 7 software, and then use a Windows 7 ISO to install back on the system.
    That`s exactly what a clean install is, but you don`t ever remove software, you just install Windows over it.

    A lot of people get confused about that.
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       30 Jan 2015 #66

    Okay
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       30 Jan 2015 #67

    AddRAM said: View Post
    That`s exactly what a clean install is, but you don`t ever remove software, you just install Windows over it.

    A lot of people get confused about that.
    Including me apparently. I thought a clean install was if you formatted the disk first, not just "install Windows over it".

    Live and learn though apparently.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       30 Jan 2015 #68

    My interpretation of a clean install has always been: format the disk(s), fresh OS, clean Reserve, fresh Registry, etc...
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       30 Jan 2015 #69

    In the screenshot, I have circled the reason why I feel the need to do a Clean Install. But, if it's not a good idea then I will not do it. But, how do I get my usage back down to normal?
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       30 Jan 2015 #70

    adamf said: View Post
    AddRAM said: View Post
    That`s exactly what a clean install is, but you don`t ever remove software, you just install Windows over it.

    A lot of people get confused about that.
    Including me apparently. I thought a clean install was if you formatted the disk first, not just "install Windows over it".

    Live and learn though apparently.
    Of course you format it. But when doing a clean custom install windows will do that on it`s own.
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