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Windows 7: how to remove win 8 and reinstall win 7

29 Jul 2014   #1
peter sabry14

win 8 64
 
 
how to remove win 8 and reinstall win 7

hi there

okay ,, this is my issue ,,, i have instaled win 8 on my lap ( acer aspire 5942g )
the thing is
first i dont know how to unistall it -_-
secound i don't know how to re insatall windos 7 wich i get it with my laptop accutly it's not a cd ,, it's some where on my hard disk ,,

sorry for my bad english ,, wish some one can help me to reomeve this win 8 and setp up win7


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29 Jul 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
See if this is what your looking for,
Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
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29 Jul 2014   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You really don`t uninstall an OS, you simply format the partition or wipe the hard drive.

Do you mean to say you have a Recovery Partition on the hard drive ?

Can you post a shot of Disk Management ?

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image


Mike, I`m not sure if that Tutorial would work for him, as he says he installed Windows 8 himself.
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29 Jul 2014   #4
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

I think he means his laptop came with 7 installed. He recklessly put 8 on, and naturally, he now wants to get 7 installed again.
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29 Jul 2014   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Well he does say " I don`t know how to re install Windows 7 , which I get with my laptop "

Sounds like he did an experiment......

I reckon we`ll wait and see
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30 Jul 2014   #6
gregrocker

 

Follow these same steps to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

During the actual booted install using the latest official installer provided in tutorial, delete all partitions during Steps 7 and 8 pictured in Clean Install Windows 7 which is the tutorial for the actual install itself.
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31 Jul 2014   #7
skyred5

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hi there. If there are any important data, please make sure you backup those, because removing windows 8 will remove any valuable data that is stored in your laptop.

For the built in recovery, you can use the D2D option to get back windows 7.

To enable D2D turn computer on and press F2 when Acer splash is on screen , ( note you mouse will not work !).
Select " Main " with your arrow keys and click the enter button , select D2D and enable and exit saving changes.

Hopefully holding " Alt " and keep pressing F10 when Acer logo is on screen at start up will work. From there you can follow the on-screen instructions.

Please note that I do not own a Acer notebook and I have not tried this method myself!
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