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  1. #90


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Yes, it's normal for it to still be activated after a reset. That step is mostly just there to double check and make sure.

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  2. #91


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1


    Is this basically like clean install just quicker? I'm switching from AMD to Nvidia and want to make sure all traces of AMD are gone
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  3. #92


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello HeyDontSlip,

    Yep.
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  4. #93


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    Windows 8.1


    Important question: Will the user accounts remain?
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  5. #94


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    Quote Originally Posted by avada View Post
    Important question: Will the user accounts remain?
    Hello avada,

    No. For that, you would want to refresh Windows instead.

    Refresh Windows 8
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  6. #95


    Posts : 119
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by avada View Post
    Important question: Will the user accounts remain?
    Hello avada,

    No. For that, you would want to refresh Windows instead.

    Refresh Windows 8
    Oh well. Now I know from experience...
    Last edited by avada; 05 Jul 2016 at 10:51.
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  7. #96


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Oops.
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  8. #97


    well, its easy enough to get that back, assuming you noted down the email and password, again assuming you made an internet connected account. just sign back in.
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  9. #98


    Posts : 119
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by xraiderv1 View Post
    well, its easy enough to get that back, assuming you noted down the email and password, again assuming you made an internet connected account. just sign back in.
    Actually I was using an offline account, as I always did.
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  10. #99


    then you're gonna be redoing alot of settings.
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