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Windows 7: Downgrading

21 Jun 2010   #21
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Set up your computer to boot from the CD

http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php

Then format from inside the CD


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21 Jun 2010   #22
A1xx

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Set up your computer to boot from the CD

Boot Order: Tutorial on How to Change the Boot Order to run WipeDrive

Then format from inside the CD
my bios thing asks me for a password
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21 Jun 2010   #23
richc46

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21 Jun 2010   #24
A1xx

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
well when i goto boot it says

hard drive
ch5 (i think)

Cd
Ch6

when i goto cd it justs boots normaly

Goddamn this is pissing me off(i hate emachine)
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21 Jun 2010   #25
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Set it to boot from CD. That should work, but you say it does not.
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21 Jun 2010   #26
A1xx

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Set it to boot from CD. That should work, but you say it does not.
ya its not i set it up to first boot from cd but its just going the windows screen its not doint the

Press Any Key To Boot Cd...........

this is whats on the cd my friend gave me


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21 Jun 2010   #27
A1xx

Windows 7
 
 

please! I cant use windows 7 anymore without my computer shutting down(going black)
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21 Jun 2010   #28
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

What model is your eMachine?
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21 Jun 2010   #29
A1xx

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
What model is your eMachine?
its emachines h6415
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21 Jun 2010   #30
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Place your XP disc in your drive, then re-boot... easy peasy...
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