The Free Windows 10 Will Support Unlimited Clean Installs

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Microsoft says users can perform clean installs on their PCs

Windows 10 will be offered free of charge to those who upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, but since a genuine product key is automatically upgraded to Windows 10 once you complete the transition, many wondered whether a clean install is possible or not.

Microsoft has confirmed today, through the voice of Gabe Aul, head of the Windows Insider program, that clean installs will be possible for those who upgrade to Windows 10 for free from any of the supported Windows versions, but no other details have been provided.
He has mentioned that you will be able to clean install Windows 10 on that PC at any given time for as many times as you want, so probably, your product key for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 can be used for re-activating Windows 10 automatically in case that happens.
“You will not need your 8.1 key, the same device will reactivate once it has been successfully upgraded to 10,” Aul has explained.
Windows 10 will be supported on PCs and laptops eligible for the free upgrade for the entire life of the device, so once the one-year free upgrade window comes to an end, you will continue to receive updates and security patches.
Public launch on July 29

July 29 is the date when Windows 10 should arrive on your computer, but Windows 7 and 8.1 users can already reserve their free upgrade using a tool that Microsoft rolled out on Monday.
With this little tool, your computer automatically downloads the required Windows 10 files in the background ahead of the July 29 release date, so on that day, the installer should simply launch without the need to wait any longer to download anything else.
Windows insiders will also get the RTM version of the operating system on that day, so basically, everyone who’ll want to move to Windows 10 will be able to do this on July 29, regardless of the Windows version on their computers.

Source : http://news.softpedia.com/news/The-...Support-Unlimited-Clean-Installs-483135.shtml
 
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