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Solved Uninstall Windows 7 from a pre-loaded Windows 8.1 laptop


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#1
Hello all.
How do I uninstall a Windows 7 64bit Ult (currently in the partition F: ) when Windows 7 was installed second and Windows 8.1 installed first (in C: )? How i restore Window 8.1 MBR?

Thank you in advance






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System One

  • OS
    Win 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo B575e

topgundcp

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#2
  1. Boot up Windows 8
  2. Win+R->msconfig
  3. Boot tab. hi-lite and delete the entry of Windows 7
  4. Open Disk Management: Win+X->Disk Management. Right click on F: ->Delete Volume.
 

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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64
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    PC/Desktop
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    Home Brewed
    CPU
    I7 4970K OC'ed @4.7 GHz
    Motherboard
    MSI-Z97
    Memory
    16 GB G-Skill Trident X @2400MHZ
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    Dual HP-W2408
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    Hard Drives
    256 GB M2 sm951, (2) 500GB 850EVO, 5TB, 2 TB Seagate
    PSU
    Antec 850W
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#3
Thanks for reply.

And for the Windows 8.1 MBR, how i restore it?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo B575e

KYHI

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#4
set 2 & 3 will remove the windows 7 boot entry

is that what you mean by - restore MBR ?
 

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  • OS
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Dell XPS 8700
    CPU
    I7
    Memory
    24 GB

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#5
I followed topgundcp'instructions and i solved.

Thank you so much!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo B575e

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