Windows 10: Reformat Solved

  1.    24 May 2017 #1



    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
    Any advice/assistance would be appreciated.

    Noel Southam
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  2. Posts : 73
    Dual boot windows 10 Ver 1803 & Win 7 Home Prem
       24 May 2017 #2

    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. Posts : 19,878
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       24 May 2017 #3

    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.

    Download Windows 10
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       24 May 2017 #4

    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

    Many thanks guys for your assistance. Appreciated.


    Noel Southam
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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