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  1. #1


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    Remove Dual-boot


    Ola, so this may sound like a dumb question or whatever, but I just want to be reassured this is how I do it because, well, nevermind lol.

    Anyways, I'm wanting to remove w7 from my w8, w7 dual boot, would I just format the w7 partition then fix the dual boot options or w/e using easybcd?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Joshy,

    Yep, while in Windows 8, you would delete/format the Windows 7 partition, then remove the Windows 7 entry in msconfig "Boot" tab using the tutorials below in Windows 8. You may need to also check to make sure that Windows 8 is set as the default OS to boot to at startup.


    However, could you post a screenshot of your Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) screen first to make sure that the Windows 7 partition is not also your boot partition.
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    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 CP


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Joshy,

    Yep, while in Windows 8, you would delete/format the Windows 7 partition, then remove the Windows 7 entry in msconfig "Boot" tab using the tutorials below in Windows 8. You may need to also check to make sure that Windows 8 is set as the default OS to boot to at startup.


    However, could you post a screenshot of your Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) screen first to make sure that the Windows 7 partition is not also your boot partition.

    I know for a fact it's not, anyways thanks, all I needed to know.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome.
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