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Clean Install - Best Way

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    Win 8 64 Pro

    Clean Install - Best Way


    I have the Win8 Pro Upgrade plus the Win7 Pro full install. So now I want to format my drive and do a fresh install of Win8 so how would I go about doing this as I would think it will need to somehow see my Win7 full copy or install. I am thinking that once I start doing the Win8 install at some point it will ask me to insert the Win7 DVD and then carry on from that point on.

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    No need to reinstall old Windows install.

    Follow this tutorial:
    Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade
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    Posts : 53
    Win 8 64 Pro


    Thanks that seems an easy way to do it
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You are welcome.
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