1.    24 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 16
    win7 64bit

    Reformat


    Hi

    My apologies for my ignorance if this question is seen as stupid.
    I wish to reformat my computer. I have ISO's for Win 10 Anniversary and
    and Win 10 Creator (1703) versions.

    Can I use Creator to install Windows 10 on my computer after I reformat or do
    I have to install Anniversary version first.
    I will use program( produkey_setup.exe) to ascertain my Win 10 Pro product
    key.
    Any advice/assistance would be appreciated.

    Noel Southam
    noels7
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  2.    24 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 41
    windows 10 Ver 1709

    If you've burnt the ISO to a DVD, you can boot, re-format and install Creators direct from that disc. No need to install an old version first
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  3.    24 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 8,904
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit

    As above. As long as you upgraded to the free edition of windows you can format your drive or use the bios to sanitize the drive and then reinstall the the latest version and build of the operating system.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12435/windows-10-upgrade-faq

    Download Windows 10
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  4.    24 May 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,400
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    And there is no reason to dig out a key. Just do the install and skip the part where it asks for a key, or just check "I don`t have a key" windows 10 will auto activate.
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  5.    24 May 2017 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 16
    win7 64bit
    Thread Starter

    Many thanks guys for your assistance. Appreciated.

    Regards

    Noel Southam
    noels7
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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