Question Win 10 on older pc bloat question

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I am upgrading to win 0 on an older pc. It will run it bately I've been told. Is there a way to run a possibility smaller version of win 10 on it?
 

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Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. EP45T-DS3R
Bus Clock: 266 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. F3 09/22/2008

Processor a
2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
4096 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series [Display adapter]
It has 8 gigs of ddr3 memory.
 

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Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. EP45T-DS3R
Bus Clock: 266 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. F3 09/22/2008

Processor a
2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
4096 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series [Display adapter]
It has 8 gigs of ddr3 memory.
Win 10 Home will run OK on that.

 

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When I go to run the upgrade will I have the option to ru the legacy drivers?
Upgrade?
No...do a clean install.

 

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Can I do that with the free update tool? If I do a clean install I suppose I will have to find all my old hardware drivers, correct? There haven't been any new drivers for this hardware since XP. A lean install means I would loose all my installed apps too correct?
 

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Can I do that with the free update tool? If I do a clean install I suppose I will have to find all my old hardware drivers, correct? There haven't been any new drivers for this hardware since XP. A lean install means I would loose all my installed apps too correct?
'update', from what OS?

A clean install of Win 10 will install whatever drivers it needs to get up and running.
For an older system, they are all included.

If you need something special, download that from the manufacturer and install.
 

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