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How to clean install Windows after upgrading to Windows 10

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    Windows 8.1

    How to clean install Windows after upgrading to Windows 10


    I have a product key that only works for Windows 8. When Windows 8.1 came out I purchased the upgrade but did not receive an additional product key. I know Windows 10 will be rolled out very soon and I would like to get a clean install after the upgrade. How can I accomplish this? I mean I want to format my computer with fresh Windows 10. I have the live Windows 8 installation disk which I can use to install Windows 8. But my product key does not work with Windows 8.1 installation disks.

    Thanks you for your help!

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    N.Y.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    No details yet, we know this will be possible to do a clean install after you upgrade to Windows 10. Just do not know when and how it will be done yet.

    Sign up for Ten Forums, many posts on these topics, as will be more info there too Windows 10 Forums

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    N.Y.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
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