1.    25 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Win 10

    Problems trying to go back to Win7 after upgrade to Win10

    I'm trying to rollback to Win7 after Win10 update. I've got some hardware that I want to use that's not compatible.

    I've tried going to recovery and 'Go back to Win7' but it's telling me I need to delete the users I've created. The problem is that I removed the original user from Win7 so it wants me to delete the two users I created with Win10. Is there another way to uninstall? I know I won't be able to delete all users and I don't know how I can recreate the original account.

    I do have a backup of my windows 7 install before I upgraded. Is my license still going to work or will it be inactive due to the upgrade?
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  2.    25 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 15,602
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14951

    Hello Dinki, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If these are Microsoft accounts, then see if switching them to local accounts may allow you to go back afterwards.

    Local Account - Switch to in Windows 10
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  3.    25 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Win 10

    Thanks for the quick response. No these are not Microsoft accounts. I set them up as 'This user doesn't have an email address' accounts.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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