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Win 8 reset question

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    win 8.1

    Win 8 reset question

    was hoping to find out if i choose to fully clean my drive does that mean win8 will also be gone completely..the reason i ask is the first option says "if you plan to keep the pc"..the full clean says "if you plan to recycle the pc"...i have tried the first option and it failed but am worried to try the full clean if it means i then will just have a pc with a clean hd and no operating system. thanks in advance for any help.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    What are you talking about?

    Refresh, Erases your data but keeps the Win 8 and the Programs

    Reset, Keeps Win 8 but erases the programs and data

    Clean Install (Formatting), Erases everything on the hard drive and reinstalls Windows only.
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