Windows 10: How to Wipe Only C drive and resintall OS?


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10, Debian
       09 Feb 2016 #1

    How to Wipe Only C drive and resintall OS?


    Hi, my laptop became a bit slow and explorer crashes often. So, to clean install, I am guessing "Reset this PC" should work.
    There are 2 options "Keep my files" and "remove everything". I have partitioned the hard drive space it to 4 local disks and installed windows 10 on C drive. I want only C drive to be cleaned and rest of the disks data to be intact. Which option to choose?

    Additional Info: My laptop came with Windows 8 and I upgraded to W10. So I am hoping this reset option wouldn't mess with activation.
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  2. Posts : 13,954
    Windows 10 Pro
       10 Feb 2016 #2

    The very next dialog after the "Keep my files" or "Remove everything" asks if you want to remove the content of all drives or just the Windows system drive C:. See the tutorial: Reset Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums, Option Two steps 5 & 6.
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