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 309 $ Windows 7 February 3, 2010 8:29:22 PM clean seems to have given me better performance! 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer briconroy February 14, 2010 12:44:05 AM Best answer selected by briconroy. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPerformance Issues after Clean Windows 7 Install ForumIs threre clean Install option in Windows 8 Pro? ForumUsing windows 7 professional upgrade to clean install ForumClean Install with Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade ForumPerforming clean install of Windows 7 with Windows Upgrade media. ForumIs a Windows XP license lost if you clean install Win 7 Upgrade version ForumClean Samsung 820 256SSD windows 7 install ForumWindows anytime upgrade vs clean install ForumQuestions on using Win8 Upgrade for Clean Install and such (Help) ForumHow-To perform an upgrade-install of Windows 8 ForumClean Install of Win 7 and reinstall of files ForumPoor performance after new drive and clean install of Windows 7 ForumClean Install of Windows 7 Questions ForumWindows 7 clean install from upgrade ? ForumWhat's the difference between OEM and retail version of windows 7 ? ForumClean install after using upgrade to home premium ForumError 0x80070002 while making a clean install of windows 7 x64 ForumWin8 install from Win 7 - Clean install or Upgrade ? ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key ForumWindows 7 solid works 2007 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !