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uninstalling windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by shyman, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. shyman

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    hiya...heres my problem, my daughters latop is running windows 7 ultimate, it was upgraded from vista. the problem is now that it has got infected with BSOD, ive tried many ways to solve this problem with no luck and my last option i can think of is to uninstall windows 7 and taking it back so its running vista. i know vista is still on the system but what i need to know is how do i go about uninstaling windows 7. there are many sites online with different ways, is there a straight foreward way to do this. hopefully this should solve all the problems on her laptop..
    hope someone can give me advice here
     
  2. ETech7

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    Do you have Vista installation media and key? Installing/uninstalling OS is a bit different from application.
     
  3. shyman

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    no, vista was the orignal OS on the laptop before it was upgraded
     
  4. ETech7

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    You will have to get it. Also, take a look at this article.
     
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    do u mean it has a vista recovery partition???
     
  6. shyman

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    im sure it has but not 100%, with the BSOD it does shut the laptop down very often.....how do i know for sure if it has a vista partition
     
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    ok, ive got a disc and key,.....do i haveto unistall the previous one on the laptop or will it just overwrite it totally
     
  9. ETech7

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    Tho choice is yours. Usually a clean install is recommended. Boot from the DVD and follow instructions. Refer to this article if you need to.
     
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