Originally Posted by Muppet
I generally do because the OS gets so full of crap just from general running. Doing a clean up never gets rid of the bulk of it.
if you know how to properly take care of it, there are no issues
my main rig went through vista sp1, sp2, then win7 with no reinstall. and it boots within 30-40seconds on HDD.
Originally Posted by lee63
Plus I love a fresh install
personally i hate fresh installs, it takes at least week or two to get everything back the way I like it.
I make a backup of C drive every two weeks of all my PCs, in case something goes bad, i can restore it.
in two years or so, I only had to restore backup maybe 3 times.