Microsoft’s Refresh Windows Tool — A New Tool To Clean-Install Windows 10


windows refresh tool leakedShort Bytes: On its website, last month, Microsoft mentioned a new tool that would allow Windows 10 users to refresh their Windows installation and perform a clean installation. This tool has now leaked and you can download it here to give it a try.

Clean installing Windows 10 on your personal computer isn’t a tough task. To make this process even easier, last month we learned that Microsoft is developing a new tool.

In its past announcement, Redmond said that the final testing and validation of this Refresh Windows tool in underway and it’ll be rolled out soon.

Here’s what Microsoft had to say about the tool:

Want a simple and easy way to start fresh with a clean installation of Windows?  Looking for an easy way to do this?  We’re working on a tool to make this possible.

However, it looks like the Windows Refresh tool has arrived a little bit early and you can download it right now. Spotted by WalkingCat on Twitter, Microsoft is yet to make any official announcement about this tool.

This tool allows you to download Windows 10 and clean install it, something that you can already do with Windows 10 Media Creation tool.

It should also be noted that the new tool doesn’t work on Windows 10 Threshold 2 and only supports the most recent “Redstone” builds.

As this tool is yet to be announced, it is expected that Microsoft will make some improvements and add further compatibility before releasing refresh tool leaked

Here, you can download Microsoft’s Refresh Windows Tool. The interface is very simple to use and you can install a new copy of the most recent version of Windows 10. You are also given the option to keep your files or wipe everything.

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Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

Fossbytes co-founder and an aspiring entrepreneur who keeps a close eye on open source, tech giants, and security. Get in touch with him by sending an email — [email protected]
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