How to Clean Install Windows 10
Windows 10 has become a popular choice for laptops and desktops with users all over the globe. If you want to start using Windows 10 on your system, you may want to do a clean install to remove the bloat-wares and make the PC run smoothly and hassle-free with the latest upgrades. Get started with step one, below, to do a clean install of Windows 10.
Learning the capabilities of your computer system is the first thing to do while installing a desired operating system. Make sure that your computer meets the minimum requirements for installing Windows 10. The minimum requirements are:
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster. RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) Free hard disk space: 16 GB. Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver. A Microsoft account and Internet access.
You will need this tool to download the iso file and burn it to a DVD. You can find it here . Scroll to the bottom of the page and you will find the download link. Select the proper tool according to your processor's architecture. To find out if your computer is running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows, do the following:
Right click on "This PC" on desktop, and select the "Properties" Tab. Under System, you can view the system type.
You can do this by double clicking on the file you downloaded. When a security prompt appears, click on "Yes" button.
Select "Create installation media for another PC" button. Select the language and proper edition of Windows in the next window. Also, select proper architecture of your PC's processor in which you are installing Windows 10. Choose the media for installation in the next window. Check the "ISO file" button. This will download the ISO file, or a disk image file. Select the desired location for the ISO file when you are prompted.
Here are the steps to burn the ISO file to a DVD.
Navigate to the ISO file you downloaded earlier. Right click on the file, and select "Burn Disc Image" option. Select the DVD drive in "Disc Burner" option. Click on "Burn".
You can do this using your BIOS.
Then select the option, "Install Windows Only". After that, format the partition you were using earlier for your operating system.
Note that Your computer may restart several times during the installation.
After successful installation, Windows will ask for information such as you email address, and ask you to customize settings. You can do that yourselves or choose the express settings for default settings.
You can check out the new features of the latest Windows version to get the most out of it. Good luck!