1.    18 May 2017 #1
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    HP Laptop Windows 10 install


    I have a HP 15 I purchased in January. It came pre installed with Windows 10 from HP. I want to do a clean install. Can I use the media creation tool and make the media to install? My desktop from 2010 I used that tool and upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. But does the media creation only work for that or will it work with n OEM key? I really want to clean install and get drivers from Intel HP loads crap and makes it slow.
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  2.    18 May 2017 #2
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    Yes, you can do that. The Media Creation Tool will make a USB flash drive that you can use to do a clean install of Windows 10. It will read the Windows 10 product key from UEFI.

    You might want to just try this first:
    Start fresh with a clean installation of Windows 10
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  3.    18 May 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Yes, you can do that. The Media Creation Tool will make a USB flash drive that you can use to do a clean install of Windows 10. It will read the Windows 10 product key from UEFI.

    You might want to just try this first:
    Start fresh with a clean installation of Windows 10
    Thanks for the reply. I thought so I am new to UEFI. I guess that is why it does not have a C.O.A on the laptop. It is considered digital License.
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  4.    18 May 2017 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by i386 View Post
    Thanks for the reply. I thought so I am new to UEFI. I guess that is why it does not have a C.O.A on the laptop. It is considered digital License.
    If you are concerned about it, run Showkey Plus from this forum:
    ShowKeyPlus - Windows 10 Forums
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