Windows 10: Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
It sounds like you may have selected to "Keep nothing" by mistake?
there is no backup, only tried repair install from within windows 10
You mentioned you did a Custom...take a look at these two pictures and tell me how you answered them and what you did.
@Brink Shawn, don't know where this is going. Do you want to move it so the tut doesn't go way OT?
We can see how it goes for a bit longer, and move it later if needed.
nope i went back twice and rechecked options
this was a previous dual boot system fixed by partion magic as single boot, maybe that messed something up
i needed a clean install at some point, so no problem
just wished i could have backed some things up, lost a month of new data, oh well
Yeah, it's always a good idea to keep updated backups.
@hansolo89 ... Good luck and success with your clean install. Plenty of help here on the forum, if needed.
Your backup.....this is used by many here on the forum and there is plenty of help available to set it up. It's very easy to use and flexible. Macrium Reflect Free
Strongly advise you get an external USB 3.0 drive for your backups.
Something i dont understand. Will this workaround keep all my third party softwares in place or reset everything?
Yes, you will keep your installed software if you do a repair install. The information at the top of the tutorial can help give you more details about this.
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