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The Complete Guide to Performing a Clean Install

windows macos linux logoPerforming a clean install of an operating system is one of the best ways to fix persistent errors, improve performance, clean your PC from virus and spyware attacks, or simply to upgrade (or downgrade) to a new operating system version. However, every operating system has its own installation procedure, and each has its own quirks and pitfalls that can catch you out.

This guide will provide you with step by step instructions showing you how to perform a clean install for most of the major operating systems available today, making the process of getting your PC up and running as painless as possible.

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