What are the best resources for doing a clean install/reinstall of Windows?

asked by Randy Davison
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    #1[TUTORIAL] How to Do a Clean Install of Windows Without Losing Your Files, Settings, and Tweaks

    [TUTORIAL] How to Do a Clean Install of Windows Without Losing Your Files, Settings, and Tweaks

    Doing a clean install of Windows gives you a fresh feeling, but it's not that great when you have to delete all your files and lose all your preferred configurations. The article How to Do a Clean Install of Windows Without Losing Your Files, Settings, and Tweaks in the Lifehacker website shows you how to do this and keep the settings just as you like.

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    Phillip Phillips
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "This website gives a pretty easy way to do a clean install of Windows. I bought a computer off of Craigslist, and was a bit afraid that there may be some malware or viruses on it. I followed the directions on the site, and it worked flawlessly."
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    #2[TUTORIAL] How to Clean Install Windows 7

    [TUTORIAL] How to Clean Install Windows 7

    How to Clean Install Windows 7 is an article by Tim Fisher on Lifewire that explains what steps you need to follow to do a clean install or reinstall of Windows 7 on your computer. 

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    David Griffin
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "This guide is quite detailed. I intend to use Windows 7 for as long as I can, and so a guide like this one will be useful for a long time."
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    #3CCleaner

    CCleaner

    CCleaner is a software that removes junk, reclaims space, monitors your system and allows users to browse safely. It offers a free version with the option to buy an upgrade. This program is available for Windows, Mac, and Android users.

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    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free- 24.95

    Elena Solano
    Written on January 16, 2018
    "absolutely love ccleaner. best software for working on Windows, really easy to use."

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Best What are the best resources for doing a clean install/reinstall of Windows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1[TUTORIAL] How to Do a Clean Install of Windows Without Losing Your Files, Settings, and TweaksApps 4 Free
2[TUTORIAL] How to Clean Install Windows 7Articles 2 Free
3CCleanerSoftware 1 Free
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