How to Clean Install Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004)

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The May 2020 Update is available for users who would like to install this latest free windows 10 upgrade. Lets talk How to Clean Install Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004).

Windows 10 tutorial: Steps to perform a clean install of Windows 10 May 2020 Update, version 2004, using a USB flash drive.

In this we are going to go through the steps to do a clean installation of Windows 10 with the May 2020 update also known as version 2004.

How to Clean Install Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004)

A clean installation is just a way to reset everything on your computer and installing a fresh copy of Windows 10 this will not only help you to avoid upgrade problems but you will be starting with the new installation which can improve system performance and fix existing issues.

If you are going to use this option it is also recommended to create a full backup of your computer before proceeding.

Media Creation Tool can also be used to create a USB bootable media to install Windows 10 version 2004, I have already made a video on how to make bootable flash media using Media Creation Tool so do watch that to know how to create Bootable Flash Drive.

Ready with bootable flash drive

and have plugged that in to laptop and now reboot windows 10 device.

You can access boot settings by pressing one of the functions key like f2 f10 f12 or the Delete key or Escape key on the keyboard as you start I start my laptop now from boot menu select the drive which contains Windows 10 and click on that.

After restarting device with the bootable media in the Windows setup click the next button click the Install Now button if Windows 10 was already installed and properly activated you don’t need to enter a product key after the installation windows 10 will reactivate automatically to continue click the I don’t have a product key option if this is the case select the correct version of Windows 10 that was previously installed and activated on your computer in my case was Windows 10 Professional click next.

Check the accept the license terms and click Next select the custom option to perform a clean installation of Windows 10 with the may 2020 update or version 2004 if you’re about to do a clean solution on Windows 10 on a device that already had a Windows 10 installation.

Now from here you can delete or create new partitions and in my case I am deleting all other partition except for Partition 1 : New Volume you can delete all of them and then create new as you want, but be aware that this will delete all your data in your drives and this is why I am avoiding deleting that drive.

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Now after you are done with creating partitions select one of them and click Next to Install Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Now the setup will take over and it will install a fresh copy of Windows 10 with the May 2020 Update on your computer.

Once all is done, system will ask for restart and click on restart now and now we will setup our device select the region and click yes select your keyboard layout and click yes I’m only using one keyboard layout so I’m going to skip this option if this is your personal computer select the set up for personal use option and then click Next it will ask you to get connected with a network enter the details and get connected with it.

Then there is an option to create pin, enter the pin you want to use to login to your device and click ok, after that choose privacy settings of the device, click accept and then you will see another page where you can select if you want to sync settings across devices click yes or no as per your preference. Next you can connect your android or iPhone to your device you can do it later.

Next backup your files with one-drive – here you can select only save files to this PC or you can save it on One Drive as well, I selected first and moved ahead with installation.

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Now another page with option to use Microsoft Office 365 Trial, you can try it for free or you can click no thanks and move ahead, next comes Cortana you can activate Cortana from here and I will do it for myself you can choose as per your preference.

Now device is getting ready with installation of Windows 10 May 2020 Update and here we have version 2004 installed on our device. We have Microsoft Edge with welcome to Windows page,

which you can close and move ahead to settings by click on start button and then check for updates available for your device drivers and other updates.

After few restarts and getting these drivers installed we are ready with Clean Installed Windows 10 May 2020 Update Device.

Now that you’re back on the desktop the last thing left to do is to reinstall your applications and restore your files from backup.

Now you are finally ready with Windows 10 May 2020 Updated Device.


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