Creating a backup of your important files and data isn’t the only step required before you proceed with the installation.Your next move should be to locate your product key and to prepare your installation media.
If you’ve done this sort of thing before and just want to get the version-specific information about Windows 8 then feel free to skip ahead; otherwise, you might want to read the introductory steps carefully.
You’ll learn about the advantages of performing a clean installation, how to back up your data, how to play around with BIOS, and (finally) how to perform the installation itself.
Usually we do this in order to properly setup our new OS or in order to get rid of bloatware and fix system problems.
It used to be a skill that only “tech-savvy geeks” had in their arsenal, but nowadays it is surprisingly simple to do.
Since we will wipe the partition clean during this process it is important to inspect the drive carefully and back up important data before the installation.