Windows 10: Reserved and Upgraded from W8.1, can I Clean install now?

  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Reserved and Upgraded from W8.1, can I Clean install now?


    I have Windows 10 now, Reservation and Upgrading ran smoothly, I want to clean install now formatting HDD,
    Will it ask me for a product key, or will the fresh Windows 10 be activated even after formatting with no key,

    have anyone tried this?

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  2. MoInSTL's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Professional x64
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    Don't need a key. When doing a clean install on the same machine you upgraded and it asks for the product key, choose skip. Then go make sure it's activated. I did hear that the activation may take a few tries as it's now getting hammered.

    I strongly suggest you take the time to read this tutorial: Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
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