Windows 10: Clean install on upgraded Windows 10


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    Wiindows 7 going to 10
       19 Dec 2016 #1

    Clean install on upgraded Windows 10


    Hello folks,

    I tried to perform a clean install on the very first instance at the time of 'upgrade' but since it didn't work. I had to upgrade it on existing windows 7 installation. Now the machine is so slow that constantly it shows 100% disk usage. I tried every possible solution on the web and nothing worked so planning to do a clean install.

    My question is related to the license. The current installation is activated so in theory, I should not face any issues with the activation and it should be seamless. But a quick google search tells that it is quite common to have hassles with the installation.

    I wonder if there is any option that I can backup license key or activation key or something similar and use it once I perform the clean install.

    Many thanks in advance.
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  2.    19 Dec 2016 #2

    Hi, once you have activated '10 on your PC you can freely reinstall even after some hardware change. Activation should be automatic- skip any prompt to enter a key.
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  3.    19 Dec 2016 #3

    crackhammer said: View Post
    I wonder if there is any option that I can backup license key or activation key or something similar and use it once I perform the clean install.

    Many thanks in advance.
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...ows-10-pc.html
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