Now I hadn't heard of that term before which I find amusing.
Nor did I know that you could locate the "charms" on the right side.
I wish I knew why my uninstall did not work as advertised as I followed your tutorial to the letter.
At the present, I don't have the time to sacrifice to make another run at it.
When I get the time, then I'll make a sys img backup, install, and try to uninstall again immediately...
Sure hope you made a system image backup of your Win 7 before installing Win 8.
I was lucky and had made one so I didn't lose much when the uninstall of Win 8 did not work "as advertised".
You will notice that Shawn's snapshots always show a 100 mb reserved partition.
Don't recall the details, but when rebooted I got a msg indicating that boot mgr or boot loader missing and upon boot the dual-icon screen showed up where one would chose Win 7 or Win 8. Of course, choosing Win 7 resulted in the error msg.
fortunately, I had a system image backup and a...