Want a Clean install -- Almost as good as Clean install and hassle free


jimbo45

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Hi folks
I always keep a W10 basic image as a VM but also works if you use a Real machine image with almost zilch added other than standard updates and a decent theme). No hassle over "Microsoft accounts etc either" - at least on W10 pro.

Also avoids that annoying problem some people get when trying to access the security dashboard or other apps with messages like "You need a new app to open this ..." etc.

Once installed keep that also as a basic image - and as it's almost "Clean" installed use that afterwards as your W11 base image.

If using a VM ensure TPM and secure boot enabled --if these aren't you won't be offered the upgrade.

The Free upgrade (from the Ms site) says no specific end date but certainly not before Oct 2022.

Now in update you'll see the W11 logo -- just click download and install

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"Seemples" -- it's around 90% to 95% as good as clean install with 0% of the hassle !!. (And activated too).


Cheers
jimbo
 
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I just keep a "clean install" system image with Macrium Reflect once I get it set up the way I want.
 

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    Windows 11
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    Homebuilt
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    AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Crosshair VII Hero (WiFi)
    Memory
    32GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
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    Windows 11 Education
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    Dell Inspiron 7773
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    Intel i7-8550U
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    32GB
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    Nvidia Geforce MX150
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    Realtek
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    Toshiba 512GB NVMe SSD
    SK Hynix 512GB SATA SSD
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