How to perform Windows 10 Clean Installation?

Modified on: February 2, 2024

This procedure is optional for Windows 10.

1. Download Windows media creation tool https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

2. Run the media creation tool

  • Create installation media for another PC
  • Select preferred language
  • Select Edition: Windows 10 (it includes both, Pro and Home)
  • Select architecture (64-bit or 32-bit)
  • Select the media you want to create (USB flash drive or ISO file to create a DVD)

3. Perform a clean installation

  • Boot from the USB flash drive or the DVD, then choose an operating system to start.
  • Select your language, time, and keyboard preferences
  • Enter the 25-digit product key
  • Installation type: Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)
  • Remove all partitions (this deletes all your data!) and create a new one to install Windows

From this point on, just follow the rest of the instructions. Once you complete the steps, the setup will install a fresh copy of Windows 10 on your computer.

 NOTE: You can find additional support for Windows here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows

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