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How often do you reinstall OS

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Usually once a year or when something is messed up and I don't bother diagnosing it. :D


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Posted · Original PosterOP

why would you do that? lol.

i only do it when i get a new drive or a whole new PC. Never had so much malware that i had to :P

sometimes i get a lot of programs i don't use and i can't bother to uninstall 


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Never done that on personal systems, unless it's an OEM PC bloated with crapware or Windows hated it self and decided to give up (Happened quite often at my aunts PC)  -_-


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Only when I completely change my computer, like motherboard or when my OS gets rekt. I've had had it get rekt a few times from power outages, not much of an issue now.


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Only when I completely change my computer, like motherboard or when my OS gets rekt. I've had had it get rekt a few times from power outages, not much of an issue now.

ok i just have to, you left me no choice

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Never done that on personal systems, unless it's an OEM PC bloated with crapware or Windows hated it self and decided to give up (Happened quite often at my aunts PC)  -_-

 

true that!

 

...i bloat my systems but keep 'em running...my 'production win 7 sys' saw the change of 3 motherboards, graphic vendors in green and red; and the internal folder, cache and arraystructure is cancerlike...but still performant..

 

...but some machines i get / got on my workbench are/were infected ...i 'cure' those just under pressed demand of the owner...my 'standard' solution is a quite nice and fine reinstall; cause you just don't know how deep dug in the infection really is... 


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Something in between 6-12 months.

 

It is my way of cleaning up the system. I don't believe in uninstalling stuff, because it always leaves crap behind. Especially when upgrading to other components, I reinstall right away to prevent driver issues.


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ok i just have to, you left me no choice

REKT to the future totally got me! :D:D:D:D

and wow, you like reinstalling windows more than uninstalling some programs? Windows installation always take me like 1.5h >.<


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I do it whenever I feel like I've installed and uninstalled too much crap on my machine. I would say at least once every 3-6 months.

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Pretty much only when i swap out a motherboard.


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Never. My shits either clean or i spend days fixing it. Not even when I changed mobos. Just removed old mobo drivers and reinstalled new ones. Maybe because I'm not using an OEM or whatever version of windows.. I just pirate my operating systems and use generic keys. So yeah, I never reinstall my OS. Everything can be fixed.


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