1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 10
    win 7
       02 Aug 2015 #1

    dual boot with win 7 & 8.1 - how to uninstall 8.1?


    I hated 8.1 after I installed it a year ago. Now want to dual boot win 7 & 10 - How can I safely uninstall 8.1?
    And then can I do a dual boot - 7 & 10, getting the win 10 download via the update?
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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 355
    Windows 10 Home x64
       02 Aug 2015 #2

    You could remove the partition for Win 8.1, then you should just have Win 7. Believe the letter of the law (EULA) you can't use Win 7 and 10 on the same license, there's been much discussion on that since physically a dual boot wouldn't allow you to run both at the same time. IMO MS never intended W10 upgrade to be a "two for one", it's one or the other. When you change to W10 your license is then associated with that OS.

    See these FAQ's, https://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...e-upgrade.html
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,613
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #3

    UPGRADE your windows 8.1 installation to windows 10

    Thus keeping the dual boot = windows 7 and now windows 10

    Better off upgrading using the ISO method..
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 10
    win 7
       02 Aug 2015 #4

    Kyhi said: View Post
    UPGRADE your windows 8.1 installation to windows 10

    Thus keeping the dual boot = windows 7 and now windows 10

    Better off upgrading using the ISO method..
    is there a tutorial for the ISO method? thanks
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,613
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #5

    download and create windows 10 setup media
    > http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10
    run setup.exe from within windows 8.1 environment to start upgrade process
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 10
    win 7
       02 Aug 2015 #6

    Kyhi said: View Post
    download and create windows 10 setup media > http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10
    run setup.exe from within windows 8.1 enviroment
    cool. I will try it. THanks
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