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is threre clean Install option in Windows 8 Pro?

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hi guys I've just pre ordered Windows 8 Pro from amazon , and want to know is there a clean install option in this version, or I must upgrade my current installed version of windows? as I would like to format my SSD and start fresh :).
 

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Yes it SHOULD have a clean install option on the disk. If not download a digital copy and put your Key into it
 
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so it doesn't have to be a full retail or system builder copy to get the clean install
option?
 

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so it doesn't have to be a full retail or system builder copy to get the clean install
option?
You should be able to do a clean install with any version ;)

I've had no issues doing this with Windows 7 ... 8 should be the same.
 
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thank you so much guys for clarifying :), I really appreciate it.
 
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Make a clean install .
For future , in win8 you have 2 new options :
■Reset your PC
■Refresh your PC
 
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I've just noticed something, the copy I pre ordered doesn't state if it was 32bit or 64bit, dows the upgrade copy includes both?
 

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the upgrade option worked really well for me on the vga bench system (for testing). all your installed programs and everything will be there just like you left them on windows 7.

you do the upgrade by starting the installer from within windows.

if you boot from the installation media, you can format your system before installing
 
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W1z replayed to my thread :eek:, I'm so honored :clap::roll:, :laugh: I want to format and start fresh W1z, what I want to know does the upgrade copy includes both 32bit and 64Bit ? because it's not stated in the description.
 

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W1z replayed to my thread :eek:, I'm so honored :clap::roll:, :laugh: I want to format and start fresh W1z, what I want to know does the upgrade copy includes both 32bit and 64Bit ? because it's not stated in the description.
The upgrade should contain the 32 and 64bit versions
 
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thank you Norton, and a big thanks for you all , again much appreciated
 

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retail versions of windows have both 64 and 32 bit disks. OEMs do not
 

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