How to Perform Clean or Fresh Installation of Windows 10 On your PC

For some months now, Windows 10 has being around and thousands of Windows users have already installed though, through the official update t...

For some months now, Windows 10 has being around and thousands of Windows users have already installed though, through the official update that were being pushed to some Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. However, it should be noted that the updates are being pushed to genuinely activated Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users ONLY.

In this tutorial, I take you through the step by step guides on how to install Windows 10 on your PC. Refer to the guides here on How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 Flash Drive or USB Disk as that would make the fresh Windows 10 installation easier for you.

Now, let's get started!
This tutorial involves the use of a bootable Windows 10 Flash Drive or USB Disk, hence, you should refer to the tutorial referenced above. Also, Product Key would be required to activate your copy of Windows 10 on your PC therefore, you are advised to obtain one or perform a free upgrade. See the Step 4 discussed below for details.

INSTALLING WINDOWS 10 ON YOUR PC

Step 1: First and foremost, backup all of your data to either a cloud-based service or an external hard drive. This is important because this process will most likely clear all the documents on your PC.

Step 2: Make sure your computer meets minimum system requirements for Windows 10 to avoid interruption of the operation halfway through.

ACCEPTABLE PC CONFIGURATION FOR INSTALLING WINDOWS 10:
CPU: 1GHz processor or faster
RAM: 1GB for 32-bit / 2GB for 64-bit
Storage space: 16GB for 32-bit / 20GB for 64-bit
Graphics: DirectX 9 capable video card

Step 3: Get a spare USB flash drive with at least 4GB of free space and make bootable Windows 10 drive out of it by following the instructions here: How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 Flash Drive
Also, DO NOT forget to get the product key ready. See the note below:

Step 4: If you have a Windows 10 product key, you may proceed otherwise, you will need to first go for the Microsoft’s free upgrade offer before you can do a clean install.
Microsoft’s free upgrade offer requires you to be either on genuine version of Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 Update. And you can upgrade to your free Windows 10 copy by following the tutorial earlier discussed here: How To Download And Install Windows 10 Free Upgrade.

Step 5: Once upgraded, make sure your copy of Windows 10 is activated. You can check this from Control Panel > System and Security > System.

This is important because Windows product keys are tied to the hardware of your computer. Meanwhile, if you have used the Microsoft’s free offer earlier discussed for upgrading your PC from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10, Microsoft knows the computer hardware you upgraded on.
Hence, once upgraded and activated on Windows 10, you can do a clean install of Windows 10 at anytime – even after completely formatting your hard drive, it will remain activated as long as it is done on the same hardware.

Step 6: With the bootable USB plugged in, boot your PC to BIOS or SETUP. The procedure for entering BIOS or SETUP differs for every computer and hardware.
If you don’t know how to enter BIOS or boot from USB drive, refer to the instruction here: How to Enter BIOS, SETUP and Boot Menu Option On PC.

Step 7: Installing Windows 10
Once you have booted from the USB flash drive, you will be greeted with Windows 10 setup screen. Simply follow the on-screen prompts, (make sure you have backed up everything in Step 1 above first!) and select the hard drive you wish to install Windows 10 on.

When prompted for product key during installation, enter the genuine Windows 10 product key if you have one. If you used the Microsoft free upgrade offer as explained in Step 4 above, simply skip the product key page.

Final Step: Activating Windows 10
Once Windows 10 is installed and you have logged in, your copy of Windows 10 will automatically be activated. In case you encounter issues activating Windows 10 after fresh installation, open Command Prompt in administrator mode, type this command and press enter:
slmgr.vbs /ato
Wait few seconds for the command to run and pronto! Your Windows 10 is now activated.

COMMENTS

Name

3D Games,11,ABC,12,Acer,1,ADB,12,Adcom,19,Adcom Firmware,19,Alcatel,27,Alcatel Firmware,27,Alcatel Stock ROM,27,Allview,24,Allview Firmware,22,Allwinner,1,Ambrane,11,Ambrane Firmware,11,Amoi,11,Amoi Firmware,11,Android,482,Android App,27,Android Cheats,8,Android Drivers,3,Android Games,21,Android N,6,Android ROM,22,Android Root,110,Android Tool,7,Android Tutorial,57,Apple,2,Arise,3,Arise Firmware,3,Aryk,18,Aryk Wiki,7,AryKSTORE,1,Asus,9,Avengers Box,1,Avvio,2,Azumi,2,Bassoon,10,Bassoon Firmware,10,Beeline,2,Bemobile,1,BIS,4,Blackberry,36,BlackBerry 10,9,Blackberry Cheat,4,BlackBerry Firmware,30,BlackBerry Price,2,BlackBerry Tutorial,64,BLU,36,Blu Firmware,26,BLU Recovery,8,BLU Stock ROM,26,BluBoo,29,BluBoo Firmware,29,BMobile,1,Broadcom Android,1,Broadcom Android Tools,1,Broadcom Drivers,1,Browsers,36,Call Cheat,1,Call Utility,1,Celkon,131,Celkon Firmware,131,Cherry Mobile,60,Cherry Mobile Firmware,60,Cloudfone,2,CMX,20,CMX Firmware,20,Colors,87,Colors Firmware,87,Colors Stock ROM,87,Configuration,44,Coolpad,44,Coolpad Firmware,42,Coolpad Stock ROM,42,Cubot,97,Cubot Firmware,95,Cubot Stock ROM,52,Cusmote,1,Custom Recovery,36,Data Plan,6,DataWind,11,DataWind Firmware,11,Device And Widget,35,Device Repair,16,Device Review,7,Device Tutorial,18,Doro,1,Downloads,51,eBOOK,9,Elephone,42,Elephone Firmware,42,Elephone Stock ROM,42,Etisalat GPRS Settings,3,Eurostar,4,Eurostar Firmware,4,Featured,1,Firmware,4,Fix it,5,Flash Allwinner Phones,1,Flash IntelCPU Phones,3,Flash MTK Phones,6,Flash SPD Phones,3,Flash Windows Phone,3,Flashing,62,Flashing Broadcom Android,1,Flashing Tool,5,Fly,55,Fly Firmware,55,FREE Browsing Cheat,53,FREE Cheat,37,Free Softwares,22,G-Tide,17,G-Tide Firmware,17,G-Tide Stock ROM,17,G2,1,Gadgets,2,Games,22,Gapps,2,GFive,25,GFive Firmware,25,GFive Stock ROM,25,Gionee,138,Gionee Custom Recovery,1,Gionee Firmware,128,Gionee Stock ROM,128,Glacier,1,Glo,37,Glo BIS,5,Glo GPRS Settings,10,Glo Modem,3,Glo Tariff Plan,12,Google Firmware,1,Gowin,7,Gowin Firmware,6,Gowin Stock ROM,6,GPRS Settings,18,Graphics,1,Gretel,12,Gretel Firmware,12,GSmart,2,Hacks And Tricks,75,Haier,64,Haier Firmware,62,Haier Stock ROM,62,Hard Reset,325,Hauwei,1,HDC,19,HDC Firmware,19,Hisense,33,Hisense Firmware,33,Hitech,69,Hitech Firmware,68,HomTom,11,HomTom Firmware,11,Hotwav,11,Hotwav Firmware,10,Hotwav Stock ROM,10,How,1,How-to,144,HTC,53,HTC Amaze 4G,3,HTC Buzz,1,HTC HD2,1,HTC Incredible 2,1,HTC Incredible S,1,HTC One V,2,HTC Rezound,3,HTC Tutorial,7,HTC Vivid,1,HTC-Copy,1,Huawei,27,Huawei Firmware,15,iBall,121,iBall Firmware,121,iCloud,4,Infinix,127,Infinix Firmware,80,Infinix Hard Reset,37,Infinix Price,1,Infinix Stock ROM,45,Infocus,25,Infocus Firmware,25,Innjoo,32,Innjoo Firmware,32,Inspirational,2,Intel Android,43,Intel Android Flash File,22,Intel Service Tools,1,Internet Acees,13,Intex,205,Intex Firmware,205,iOS,45,iOS App,1,iOS Games,2,iOS Tools,3,iPad Tutorial,1,iPhone 6,1,iPhones,4,iPro,2,IRBIS,2,iRulu,1,iRulu Firmware,1,Issues And Help,77,iTel,93,iTel Custom Recovery,10,iTel Firmware,49,iTel Hard Reset,51,iTel Stock ROM,49,iTunes,1,ITutorial,1,Jailbreak,3,Java Game,1,Jiayu,26,Jiayu Firmware,26,Karbonn,186,Karbonn Firmware,186,Kenxinda,8,Kenxinda Firmware,8,Kenxinda Stock ROM,8,Kernel,1,Kimfly Firmware,11,Kimfly Stock ROM,11,Lava,144,Lava Firmware,144,Lava Stock ROM,144,Lemon,24,Lemon Firmware,23,Lenovo,368,Lenovo Custom Recovery,2,Lenovo Firmware,322,Lenovo Stock ROM,322,LG,156,LG Download Mode,95,LG Hard Reset,136,Linux,4,M-Tech,14,M-Tech Firmware,14,Make Money Tips,2,Maximus,39,Maximus Firmware,39,Megafon,2,Micromax,158,Micromax Firmware,155,Micromax Stock ROM,155,Miracle BOX,1,Misc Tools Download,3,MIUI,6,Mobile Applications,21,Mobile Mail,2,Modem,4,Mods,1,Motorola,7,Motorola Tools,1,MTC,2,MTK,1930,MTK Androids,1967,MTK Droid Tools,1,MTK Firmware,502,MTK ROM,2280,MTK Unbrick Tools,2,MTN,37,MTN BIS,9,MTN GPRS,7,MTN Tariff Plans,3,MTN Tweak,11,Multi-Links,1,Multi-media,1,Multimedia,1,MyCell,13,MyCell Firmware,13,NCK BOX,1,NCK FRP Removal,42,NCK Network Unlock,31,Networks News,32,Nokia,151,Nokia Best,2,Nokia E6,1,Nokia Firmware,125,Note from Aryk,6,NVRAM,1,Octoplus,1,ODIN,1,Offers,1,OnePlus One,1,Oppo,51,Oppo Firmware,50,Oppo Stock ROM,20,Opsson,29,Opsson Firmware,15,Opsson Stock ROM,13,Opsson Stock ROM Download,15,Orange,1,Oukitel,1,Oysters,2,PC Cheat,5,PC Cheats,1,PC How,14,PC Solutions,27,PC Tips,15,PC Tool,12,PC Tools,1,Philips,2,Phoenix tutorial,3,Phone,11,Phone Hack,88,Phone Reviews,10,Phone Safety,8,Phone Safty,1,Phone Solutions,59,Phone Tips,9,Photography,1,Piranha Box,2,Pixel-Nexus,1,Plum,1,Precautions,3,Promo,5,PSE Android,11,PSE Blackberry,2,PSR Suit,1,QMobile,2,Qualcomm Android,139,Qualcomm Drivers,1,Qualcomm Flash Guides,5,Qualcomm Service Tools,5,Qualcomm Stock Firmware,137,Qualcomm Unbrick Files,46,Qualcomm Unbrick Guides,14,Recovery,23,Remix OS,1,ROM,91,Samsung,46,Samsung Copy,1,Samsung Stock ROM,1,Sansui,34,Sansui Firmware,34,Sansui Stock ROM,34,Service Tools,8,Service Tools Download,5,SFR,1,SIM Unlock,1,Simmtronics,6,Simmtronics Firmware,6,Social App,10,Sony,49,Sony Download Mode,89,Sony Drivers,1,Sony Hard Reset,41,SPD Drivers,1,SPD Firmware,631,SPD Unbrick Tools,1,Special Offer,5,Spice,2,SponsoredReview,6,SpreadTRUM Android,569,Supports,9,Supra,1,SUT Guides,1,Swipe,39,Swipe Firmware,39,Swipe Stock ROM,39,Tariff Plans,13,Tech News,32,Tecno,298,Tecno Firmware,94,Tecno Recovery,5,Tecno Stock ROM,144,THL,35,THL Firmware,35,THL Stock ROM,35,Tools,3,tutorial,33,Ulefone,22,Ulefone Firmware,21,Ulefone Stock ROM,21,UMI,13,UMI Firmware,13,UMI Stock ROM,13,Unbrick Files,14,Unbrick IntelCPU Phones,3,Unbrick LG,5,Unbrick Motorola,7,Unbrick MTK Phones,7,Unbrick Samsung,2,Unbrick SPD Phones,3,Unbrick Tools,2,Unlock Modem,6,VeryKool,18,VeryKool Firmware,16,VeryKool Stock ROM,16,Video,1,Vivo,47,Vivo Firmware,47,Vivo Stock ROM,47,Vonino,26,Vonino Firmware,26,VPN App,1,Walton Primo,116,Walton Primo Stock ROM,114,Wiko,98,Wiko Firmware,97,Wiko Stock ROM,97,Windows,93,Windows 10,8,Windows 8,3,Windows Drivers,1,Windows PC,17,Windows Phone,76,Windows Phone Firmware,69,WIndows Unbrick Files,2,Windows Unbrick Guides,3,X-Bo,31,X-Bo Firmware,30,X-Bo Stock ROM,30,Xiaomi,4,Xiaomi Hard Reset,44,Xolo,78,Xolo Firmware,77,Xolo Stock ROM,77,YXTel,26,YXTel Firmware,26,YXTel Stock ROM,26,Zen,59,Zen Firmware,59,Zen Stock ROM,59,Zopo,36,Zopo Firmware,35,Zopo Stock ROM,35,ZTE,2,Zync,1,Zync Firmware,1,Zync Stock ROM,1,
ltr
item
ArykTECH: How to Perform Clean or Fresh Installation of Windows 10 On your PC
How to Perform Clean or Fresh Installation of Windows 10 On your PC
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-eYLyDeoWDYw/VdwWQuS7tkI/AAAAAAAAAoE/iXrbtRLNHMw/s1600/Windows-10-update-prompt.png
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-eYLyDeoWDYw/VdwWQuS7tkI/AAAAAAAAAoE/iXrbtRLNHMw/s72-c/Windows-10-update-prompt.png
ArykTECH
http://www.aryk.tech/2015/08/how-to-perform-clean-or-fresh.html
http://www.aryk.tech/
http://www.aryk.tech/
http://www.aryk.tech/2015/08/how-to-perform-clean-or-fresh.html
true
4977454498690803118
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts No posts found VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU Tags ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS No posts matching your query was found. Please repeat your search with another KEYWORD or phrase. You may also contact us for help. Go Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Cannot copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy