Microsoft yet to officially announce about Refresh Windows tool, but the download link is now live. A month back, Microsoft’s Jason has announced on insider forum that they’re working on a tool for insiders to do a clean installation of Windows 10, the news is this program or Refresh Windows tool is now available for download.
Keep in mind that, this can only be run on Redstone builds (currently available to insiders), but not on current Threshold 2 build 10586. You can expect the tool to work on Anniversary update installed Windows, which to be launched by Redmond software giant in this July.
Refresh Windows tool for Windows 10
The tool, which claims to give your PC a fresh start, supposed to install a clean copy of the most recent version of Windows and removes the apps that were installed by you.
The tool gives two options on running: keep personal files (your settings and apps will be removed, but your personal files will be preserved).
Nothing (wipes everything, including files, settings and apps)
We’ll know more about the difference between built-in Windows Refresh setting, Media Creation Tool and this Windows Refresh tool, when Microsoft officially shares the information. Until then, if you’re using the latest insider build, run the tool and let us know how it has worked for you.
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