Question about loading W10 on a new unformatted drive

  1.    29 Sep 2016 #1

    Question about loading W10 on a new unformatted drive

    Hello all,

    My question is pretty straight forward. As soon as they are available, I plan to replace the Samsung 950 Pro in my desktop with a larger capacity 960 Pro.

    My computer is running UEFI BIOS.

    I used the Rufus media creation tool to create a bootable USB drive that boots only in "GPT Partition Scheme for UEFI."

    Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way

    Should I simply be able to boot/install from the Rufus/USB drive and Windows will take care of everything else (such as formatting the drive and configuring the partition GPT)? Or is there something else I need to do?
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  2. bobkn's Avatar
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    Win 10 X64 Pro 1809 17763.55
       29 Sep 2016 #2

    Yes. A clean install will automatically partition and format a blank drive.
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