1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 7 Ultimate
       24 Oct 2016 #1

    Help please: is it possible to remove windows 10


    Is it possible to remove a new computers windows 10 operating system..how can it be done and what do I need TIA
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  2. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,374
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       24 Oct 2016 #2

    What are you going to replace Win10 with? Are there drivers available from the maker for the Operating System you will use? Many times when a new OS is on a new machine it can't be downgraded to an older version of the OS. It might work if going to Linux and one of the 250-some versions will work.
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  3.    24 Oct 2016 #3

    Its simple to remove but what do you then want to do install windows? or linux. You simply boot the new system dvd delete all partitions and install
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  4. Joined : May 2016
    Massachusetts
    Posts : 85
    Windows 10 Pro 32-bit
       24 Oct 2016 #4

    Can we know why you want to remove Win10? As requested, what do you want to replace it with?
    Unless it's Linux, the OS you wish to replace it won't be free that I know of.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 7 Ultimate
       24 Oct 2016 #5

    I already own win 7 ultimate anf prefer it to winodws 10


    MeAndMyComputer said: View Post
    Can we know why you want to remove Win10? As requested, what do you want to replace it with? Unless it's Linux, the OS you wish to replace it won't be free that I know of.
    I already own win 7 ultimate anf prefer it to windows 10 ..the new machine specs are better than older ones and most drivers and new machine video cards are compatible with windows 7
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  6. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 7,162
    All kinds
       25 Oct 2016 #6

    Just start clean install of W7 and during installation you'll have option to delete all partitions and let W7 make it's own.
    BTW, you are not going to loose license for W10 if/when ever you feel like installing it again.
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 7,967
    Windows 10 IoT
       25 Oct 2016 #7

    If that PC is UEFI, I believe you will have to turn off secure boot in the BIOS. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html
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  8. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 7 Ultimate
       25 Oct 2016 #8

    windows 10 removal from new machine


    CountMike said: View Post
    Just start clean install of W7 and during installation you'll have option to delete all partitions and let W7 make it's own. BTW, you are not going to loose license for W10 if/when ever you feel like installing it again.
    Thank you for you input ..I did that ..worked..wow it is fast
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