I'm going to help somebody reinstall Windows 10 on their laptop this weekend, as in a fresh OS install from the ISO USB drive. I was wondering, is there anything specific I need to know about doing it with this laptop? I've done it with an XPS 15 before, and there were a lot more drivers available that I had to dig through. ASUS has way fewer available on their site. Is it the same scenario though, where you spam F10 or F12 to get into BIOS and then choose to boot from a flash drive? Are there any extra steps I'll need?
Yes....and then it will give you the option to partition and/or format. I would make the drive one partition and format it. Then complete the installation and download and install the motherboard drivers.....and any other drivers (GPU etc).
Windows 10 Clean install tutorial This tutorial is intended to help you, step by step, to perform a clean install of Windows version 10, build 1709 or newer but can be equally applied to earlier installer versions which may simply lack some of the Cortana assisted settings screens but should be...
Section II Step 6 & 7 speak to deleting all the existing partitions, and continuing with a blank drive.