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Surface pro 4 - windows 10 fresh installation

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#1 behedwin


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 03:06 AM



My surface pro 10 from MS needs to be "reinstalled/reset/formated"


However i dont have a large enough USB drive to download MS recovery stuff (needs to be 16gb).


But i do have a USB drive with Windows 10 on.


Can i just boot from that windows 10 usb drive

Format C:

Install windows 10


Like i do on my normal workstation computer?


Or is the surface pro 4 special and must be reset/formated with the recovery image from MS?




Why do i need to reset/format my surface?

Well it wont start.

Windows just loads and loads and loads. A whole night of laoding and nothing.

Restarted (yes shut down with 30 sec press on power button) several times. Still get stuck on the loading screen.

Can not figure out how to get it back up and running without formating and do a clean install of everything.



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