Clean Install

Forum discussion tagged with Clean Install.
  1. R

    Question Ever since an update, Windows 10 freezes even after clean install.

    My System:- Ryzen 2400G, ASUS Prime A320M-K, Crucial Ballistix 2x16 GB RAM, 140GB Kinston SSD, 1 Tb WD Blue, Internet via LAN cable. I was running Windows 10 Pro Version 1909. 64-Bit. I've been having this annoying problem after recent critical update. MY biggest blunder was not setting System...
  2. michaelscottgilbert

    Question Best practice for gpu driver install after windows clean install

    Ive had some black screens which I believe are gpu driver related so Ive decided to clean install windows 10 and start fresh in case there are some corrupted reg files. What is the best practice after the clean install to manually install the gpu drivers? Is it bad to install /update the chipset...
  3. C

    Question How to do a clean install of Windows 10?

    so I have all my files backed up on an external HDD, and I have my USB boot drive. do I now have to wipe all the memory from my SSD and HDD?
  4. S

    Question Bios Help

    Hello, i just switched my i5 6600k + z170 viii ranger with a 10400f + z490 msi a pro. i made a USB stick with windows on it in order to clean install windows on C. I connected everything from my old motherboard to the right places and didn't add anything new. I left plugged in only C drive which...
  5. KokoAkos

    Question Windows 10 won't boot from new SSD

    So I have ASUS FX503VD, and I bought Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500GB. Next to ssd, there is 1TB HDD. Of course I want to do a clean install to SSD, but I have some problem. When I install Windows 10 to SSD, it goes properly in the beginning, and the system reboot the laptop. After this, it doesn't...
  6. Loki_TSO

    Question Doing a clean Win10 install on a new boot drive

    I just bought an SSD for my PC and I was wondering if it's possible to do a clean windows install instead of copying it on the new drive without losing data (mostly apps/games). I'm asking this because a few weeks ago I realized that my Win10 was completely [mess up] (can't update, Bluetooth...
  7. Elimas

    Question Windows clean install boot loop

    Ok so i added a new m.2 ssd in my pc (not nvme). I use a usb key to perform a new clean install on that drive. Everything is going well but when it restarts it’s putting me again at the beginning of the installation setup and if i unplug the usb key when it’s saying rebooting in 5...4..., etc...
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    Question Having difficulty moving Windows 10 to my new internal SSD

    Hi there! My girlfriend has an Acer Nitro 5 laptop (model: AN515-53-52FA) and I got her an internal SSD for Christmas to help speed things up. The SSD I got her is a 250gb Crucial NVMe M.2 SSD, which I checked and is compatible with this laptop model. I installed it and, after a little trial...
  9. clsrunner03

    Question Can't download Windows 10 onto SSD for boot drive, just reboots and makes me go through it agian in a loop

    So I recently bought a 500gb nvme m.2 ssd, the Samsung 970 evo and I'm trying to clean install Windows 10 onto it with a USB stick. But after I go through the download process and it reboots, instead of going to cortana, it brings back the install screen. I don't think this counts as a boot loop...
  10. A

    [SOLVED] Blue Error Screen (Screen of Death) during Clean Installation

    I just got myself a computer assembled for Office purposes (the Motherboard being a Zebronics H61), but when I downloaded an official Copy of Windows 10 from the official website to a bootable USB using the Media Creation Tool, the Computer doesn't initiate the setup from the BIOS providing...
  11. HonkHonkTheTruck

    Question How does Nvidia clean install work?

    Hello everyone So, I want to re-install the latest Nvidia driver and do it with a clean install, but I thought that it might be dangerous to do so if the clean install feature does not erase teh current version of the softwar. I wanted to know if performing a clean install only removes the...
  12. Y

    Question can't boot from usb for clean install, left with a blinking underscore.

    so my ssd failed in which my OS was installed, hence i wasn't able to boot up with the error 'restart and select proper boot device' i still have an hdd so i decided to clean install windows 10 from usb, made a bootable usb but when i boot with it, it flashes the windows logo and shows me...
  13. S

    Question New Build, BSOD clean install windows 10- I'm stuck help please!

    OK, apologies if this gets long and confusing but I'm sure someone here knows 10000% more than I do, I'm not an expert but I have searched as well as I could for solutions and am still coming up with nothing. Here is my story, figured its easier to scan past non important parts than type in a...
  14. R

    [SOLVED] Clean Installation of Windows 10

    Recently my laptop is facing a lot of problems. So I decided to clean install Windows 10 but I don't have any external hard drive on which I can backup my data. so I have to keep all my data on my computer and install Windows 10. I have three more local drives besides the local drive C. So if I...
  15. Owent10

    [SOLVED] Need space for clean install of Windows 10

    Hello, I need to perform a clean install on my Acer aspire e15. I have a Windows bootable usb plugged in. I've selected custom install. I've backed up my documents View: There's the screen I'm at. I don't know what to delete from here Thanks
  16. K

    [SOLVED] New MOBO, cpu . Windows clean install? help plz

    Hey I'm going to help a friend upgrading his Motherboard , CPU and Ram. We are going to do a clean install, but he doensn't have internet at his new place so he wants to keep a lot of games. Would A clean install of windows 10 with connecting his old SSD afterwards with all his games work...
  17. Surudoi

    [SOLVED] PC suddenly stops booting and shows black screen. I’ve tried clean install of Windows

    Hey everyone, A few days ago my PC refused to boot. It POSTed and then black screened, no Windows logo, just black. I performed a clean install of Windows 10 on my HDD, which worked for about 5 minutes. The resolution was locked at 600x800 iirc. When I opened edge, the screen turned to black...
  18. G

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Installation BSOD at Gathering Files %

    Hey guys, I could really use some advice on how to go about resolving this issue with my new AMD build. So I'm trying to clean install Windows 10 via USB on three different drives, two of which are brand new, and each time the installation fails at "gathering files %" with a BSOD, followed by...
  19. G

    [SOLVED] Ubuntu 18.04 clean install

    So, I have a dual boot Win 7/Ubuntu 19.04 machine. However, the Ubuntu went to hell and I’m about to format & clean install 18.04 (leaving Windows intact). I already have the boot USB, but I’m wondering whether I should format the old Ubuntu partition beforehand and will the installer know to...
  20. M

    [SOLVED] PC running slow

    I have a dell inspiron 530 stock from the store I have not added anything to it. I did a clean install of windows 7 32-bit installed all drivers, and did a disk fragment and the computer is still running super slow, the thinking light on the tower stays not and does not turn off. Doesnt blink...