Solved Performance difference between windows 7 clean install and upgrade install Tags: Configuration Performance Clean Install Windows 7 Last response: February 14, 2010 12:44 AM in Windows 7 Share briconroy February 3, 2010 8:01:25 PM Does anyone know whether there is a difference in performance between doing a clean install of Windows 7 vs upgrading Vista? Any better stability? I'm just wondering whether it's worth the trouble of the clean install. More about : performance difference windows clean install upgrade install SR-71 Blackbird a c 395 $ Windows 7 February 3, 2010 8:29:22 PM clean seems to have given me better performance! m 0 l Best solution jaguarskx a b $ Windows 7 February 4, 2010 12:25:01 AM Clean is always better since an upgrade can leave "junk" in the Registry and there can be some leftover DLLs that are no longer necessary, but get loaded anyway. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer briconroy February 14, 2010 12:44:05 AM Best answer selected by briconroy. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Performing clean install of Windows 7 with Windows Upgrade media. Forum Performance Issues after Clean Windows 7 Install Forum SolvedWill upgrade Key work on Clean Install Windows 7 using retail disc. Forum Poor performance after new drive and clean install of Windows 7 Forum SolvedWindows 7 install upgrade version on clean, new drive? Forum SolvedCan I do a clean install upgrade from Vista Home Premium 32 bit to Windows 7 Hom Forum SolvedClean Install with Windows 7 upgrade on sale now? Forum Worth it to do a clean install of windows 8 upgrade from windows 7 ultimate? Forum Windows vista/ win7 upgrade clean install Forum Clean Install with Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade Forum Windows 7 clean install from upgrade? Forum Windows 7 upgrade / clean install Forum SolvedBad in-game performance after clean Windows install! Forum Completed new build & Windows 7 Pro Upgrade clean install - Now what? Forum Using windows 7 professional upgrade to clean install Forum Clean install of windows 7 64 bit on a 32 bit system with upgrade disk Forum Windows 7 upgrade embedded old Matrox driver requiring clean install Forum Is a Windows XP license lost if you clean install Win7 Upgrade version Forum SolvedProcesses in Windows Task Manager after a clean install of Windows 7-64 bit Forum Win7 64bit upgrade different from clean install? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !