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Full installation/reinstallation of Windows

The steps in this section outline how to carry out a full installation/reinstallation of Windows.

  1. Before proceeding, it is especially important that you have a full backup of all your data files on removable media such as external hard drive and/or on cloud storage or network storage.
  2. To install/reinstall Windows on your computer you will first need to create the Windows installation media on a USB key and then start your computer from this USB key.

Full instructions on the process are available via the below links: