What is clean install? Tags: Clean Install Hard Drives Windows 7 Last response: December 28, 2010 1:13 PM in Windows 7 Share omnisome December 28, 2010 12:50:19 PM I am going in the custom installation on the Win7 Home Premium, family pack 32bit upgrade version. Does "Clean Install" mean teh same as a reformat of the HDD? Some explain this confusing thing to me! Thanks More about : clean install SR-71 Blackbird a c 411 $ Windows 7 December 28, 2010 1:13:11 PM yes it will help you reformat and do clean install! http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Installing-... great tips here! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat's the proper way to clean install Win8 on new SSD Forum SolvedGot new ssd, want to do clean install of OS, what is the best method to do that? Forum SolvedAbout to upgrade to windows 8 on a home-built PC, what should be the first steps I take after a clean install? Forum SolvedNew SSD Windows 7 clean install -- what about the other programs? Forum SolvedClean install or what? Forum in what way can I do a clean install of windows 7 after having windows 8.1 on my computer? Forum what to do after clean install of os Forum have to install new hard drive on dell 7720r. what is procedure for full clean install of new windows 8? Forum Son's laptops hard drive is fried. Data gone. Plan is to get new hard drive and do a clean install of windows 8.1. In what or Forum what to do with programs on storage hd after clean windows install Forum Clean Windows 7 Pro 64bit install... what is this "F" drive? Forum Completed new build & Windows 7 Pro Upgrade clean install - Now what? Forum DID a clean install of my Vista...What happened to my ram?!?!!? Forum what apps do you add after a clean windows install? Forum clean install, now what? Forum Clean install XP, what drivers? Forum Clean XP Install -- What is the problem? Forum Just did a clean instal of windows 7 so what now? Forum SolvedWon't Clean Install Forum SolvedCan't choose 64-bit on Windows 8.1 clean install Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !