Windows 10: W10 Reset question

  1.    28 Jul 2015 #1

    W10 Reset question


    So I upgraded and want to reset it now, after I pick remove everything it gives the option to remove my files or remove files and clean the drive. What does it mean by cleaning the drive and will it **** with my windows being registered at all?
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  2. Posts : 1,875
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       28 Jul 2015 #2

    That reset will remove all your files and apps and clean write windows 10 and will be still activated
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  3.    28 Jul 2015 #3

    great so it will start like a normal reset then? just want to make sure i dont get myself in a corner
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  4. Posts : 1,875
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       28 Jul 2015 #4

    yes it will.. tested many times
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  5.    28 Jul 2015 #5

    awesome thank you
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  6.    28 Jul 2015 #6

    I have no knowledge from personal experience, but from what I've read (as well as the feedback from another poster), it appears the 'Reset My PC' does provide a clean install when the user elects not to keep any personal files or settings. However, it appears that it does keep any existing partitions on the hard drive. So it completely clean installs Win10 'inside' that partition while keeping data on any other existing partitions that were already created on the PC. Others, please correct me if I am wrong about this!
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