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Windows 7: Windows Xp, 7 then 8 same hard drive want to remove 8

30 Dec 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Windows Xp, 7 then 8 same hard drive want to remove 8

Ok I was curious wanted to see 8. I created a space on my hard drive installed 8. Now that I have seen it I want to go back. Where is the way back machine! I know I am probably toast.

Would like to remove 8 and have my system go back to what it was before. I had the xp 7 choice on boot. Not often do I use XP but I do use it. Now its non existant!

Help me please

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30 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Just delete the partition. Downliad EasyBCD 2.0 from Windows 7 to edit your boot info.
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30 Dec 2011   #3


I did the same yesterday. Just delete 8 partition in Disk Mgmt, extend 7 across.
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31 Dec 2011   #4

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you can delete Windows 8 very easily, using this tutorial:
Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 - Delete Windows 8 Developer Preview - Windows 8 Forums
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31 Dec 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Thanks for the help! Got it done.
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 Windows Xp, 7 then 8 same hard drive want to remove 8

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