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    upgrade or clean install

    Hi,

    For those with Windows 7, 8 and/or 8.1 will Microsoft allow clean installs to upgrade to Windows 10 for free?

    Thank you.

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    Details haven't been announced but I would be extremely surprised if a clean boot option wasn't provided similar to the keep everything, keep data. keep nothing options provided by Windows 8.

    Jerry

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    I agree. MS wants wide adoption. If they do not have a reliable and easy in place upgrade MOST people will not do the change. And you just know quite a few will accept the upgrade despite numerous warnings of complete erasure of all data and apps and settings....and then scream about it. No that would not be very smart on MS' part. They will offer Win7 and above users with a seamless, non-destructive upgrade option; though a clean install is likely a better option so old baggage doesn't tag along.

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    According to the Upgrade Matrix posted on 3/19, ISO's will be an option.

    http://www.computerworld.com/article...0-and-how.html

    How the choice will be made is unknown at this time.

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    thanks everyone!

    I hope I have the option to do a free Windows 10 clean install.

    But, at the moment it looks like a download and Upgrade,
    win10UpgradeEmail.jpg

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