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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
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       30 Jul 2015 #60

    Correct, you would want to create installation media with UEFI support to install with unless you are upgrading with the Media Creation Tool or GWX app (free offer).
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #61

    Brink said: View Post
    Correct, you would want to create installation media with UEFI support to install with unless you are upgrading with the Media Creation Tool or GWX app (free offer).
    Oh I see thank you , but yeah I'm upgrading with the GWX offer so in that case I don't need UEFI right ?
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  3. Posts : 20,809
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       30 Jul 2015 #62

    Correct. It'll just use what you currently are.

    (step 3) https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #63

    Brink said: View Post
    Correct. It'll just use what you currently are.

    (step 3) https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
    Oh I see ! Thank you very much for your help !
    And sorry for asking so much questions !

    Best Regards
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  5. Posts : 20,809
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       30 Jul 2015 #64

    You're most welcome. It's never a bother.
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  6. Posts : 60
    Windows 10 10586.218
       30 Jul 2015 #65

    Brink said: View Post
    You're most welcome. It's never a bother.
    Hey I have legacy bios. Will Windows 10 still install clean and remain activated?
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  7. Posts : 20,809
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       30 Jul 2015 #66

    Yep, if you upgraded first like below.

    Can I reinstall Windows 10 on my computer after upgrading with free upgrade?

    Once you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer or Media Creation Tool on an activated Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, you will be able to reinstall, including a clean install, on the same device. You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. If you make a meaningful change to your hardware, you may need to contact customer support to help with activation. You’ll also be able to create your own installation media like a USB drive or DVD, and use that to upgrade your device or reinstall after you’ve upgraded.
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  8. Posts : 60
    Windows 10 10586.218
       30 Jul 2015 #67

    Brink said: View Post
    Yep, if you upgraded first like below.

    Can I reinstall Windows 10 on my computer after upgrading with free upgrade?

    Once you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer or Media Creation Tool on an activated Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, you will be able to reinstall, including a clean install, on the same device. You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. If you make a meaningful change to your hardware, you may need to contact customer support to help with activation. You’ll also be able to create your own installation media like a USB drive or DVD, and use that to upgrade your device or reinstall after you’ve upgraded.
    I upgraded with Media Creation Tool
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  9. Posts : 20,809
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       30 Jul 2015 #68

    You're good to go then.
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  10.    30 Jul 2015 #69

    Fantastic guide, thank you!
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