Skip to main content
Microsoft profile picture

Paul Chou

*Edited 6 months ago

In-place Upgrade of Win. 10 vs. re-installation of Win. 10

Your device might run into an issue or issues like in Windows 10 functionality and the In-Place Upgrade sometimes is the most reliable and quickest way to fix the Windows 10 malfunctions. Here are the options you can choose to fix issues & the differences between the In-place Upgrade of Win. 10 vs. re-installation of Win. 10. 1st option) The best quickest option but one that might take a while is called an In-place Upgrade of Windows 10. Here is the link on how to perform one. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/how-to-perform-an-in-place-upgrade-with-windows-10/7f0b236e-3c6c-4913-9691-c4baa2a6190a Here are two good things about an In-place Upgrade: a) it re-install Windows 10 to the current one b) you can choose to keep files, folders, apps, etc. ( that means you will not loose anything after the In-Place Upgrade is finished) 2nd option) re-install or clean install Windows 10: This method is faster than an In-place Upgrade but all your apps, drivers, updates, etc. gets erased. (reminder: backup every files, folders, etc. before performing this. Apps will have to be reinstalled.) This let's your device start fresh. You can choose to backup folders, files, etc. to the D drive, if you choose not to erase the D drive during the re-install of Windows 10. Here is the link on how to perform re-installation of Windows 10. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/clean-install-windows-10/1c426bdf-79b1-4d42-be93-17378d93e587 Hope the info. helps.

0
0
0
1