Question To re-install W10, should I format the whole SSD or leave the original 2 created when I installed 1st time?

Jun 13, 2019
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My PC failed and I want to format the SSD which was the OS. It has 3 partitions...should I format all partitions and combine them, then re-install Windows10, or leave the other 2 small ones and just re-install on the one large one? Does it even matter?
 

Mandark

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during the win10 install, you can have the installer wipe out all partitions on the SSD. make sure no other HDDs or SSDs are connected or powered on when you install to you OS SSD

the installer can wipe the drive and start over, that is the correct and preferred way
 
Jun 13, 2019
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during the win10 install, you can have the installer wipe out all partitions on the SSD. make sure no other HDDs or SSDs are connected or powered on when you install to you OS SSD

the installer can wipe the drive and start over, that is the correct and preferred way
Thanks so much! I appreciate your help!
 

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