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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-21-2019, 08:37 PM - Thread Starter
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Clean Install Win10 - Laptop

Laptop in question is Asus ROG Zephyrus 701GX.

Looking to perform a clean install of Win10 x64 and wipe the SSD.

I havnt done this on a latop in a looooooooong time but in the past Ive had issues with laptops/drivers/etc.

If I have all my manufacters latest drivers, AND my current Windows Key from the windows that was installed when I purchased the computer I can clean install correct?

Id prefer not to use the Windows 10 reinstall option that doesnt wipe the SSD and keeps windows.old (dont want that).

Will be installing via Windows Media Creation Tool with USB drive.

Before I pull the trigger I just want to make sure Im not missing something and I should or should not expect issues.

Ive done 1000s of clean windows installs (yes 1000s I used to be a competition subzero overclocker) but Ive been out of the game for...Heck 8+ years and that was always 100% on desktops.

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just touchpad drivers , everything else should be ezpz


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Backup your drivers to a separate USB stick and have at it. A laptop is really no different from a desktop when it comes to formatting a drive.

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Clean install of Win10 is relatively straight forward, with little room for failure. 99% of drivers are baked into the install, so first boot into the device should not be problematic. Once you connect to the internet, pay a visit to the manufacturers website for updated, current drivers.



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