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Computer SSD Restores everything

Okay well where to begin - I recently posted on here and me and the user went through a lot of options and again today myself I have gone through so many options and not come up with anything so far.

To put it lightly, I deleted and uninstalled 80GB worth of stuff from my SSD went to wipe it completely with a windows install (this time it blue screened the others did what is next), after rebooting it again everything I had deleted (permanently) and uninstalled was still there, It was like nothing changed and that I didn't spend an hour wasting my time for nothing.

I'm just lost for options, I just want to play steam :')

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Have you tried other methods of uninstalling

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Like Revo Uninstaller ?

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It would most un likely work

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The reason being a lot of programs arn't working, they will either say they don't run on this pc, can't find the file or just wont run, then when I reboot they would just be there again, nothing changes including settings, If i install or download anything after a reboot they arn't there anymore

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It sounds like you are trying to clean up the SSD

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Rather than delete is and do a clean install.

Long sad story at

-> This is no need to wipe the drive. During a clean install we just remove all the partitions on that drive (unplugging the second drive to be sure we don't mess up.) then tell W10's installer to use that blank HDD.

If you try it your way, you won't get a fresh start.

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If your trying to install windows using the option to keep all programs/setting/etc that may not work.

Try the setting to do a clean install (remove everything).

Be aware that if that works you will have to reinstall all programs.

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Not only that

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Depending on how bad things are mess up I'm finding that it is less time consuming than trying to repair things .
I did the clean install (remove everything ) option today on that new SSD i installed because I messed things up.
The installation took maybe 2hrs. with updates . another 1/2 hr .or less installing programs , ( you gotta love Ninite ) not bad since I messed up my backups too......
I probably spent 4 or 5 hrs. trying to repair stuff .....

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It's why I make a clone every 15 days.

Clone out or clone in.....3 minutes and done.

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