Windows 10: I can't revert back to Windows 7 due to an infinite boot loop.

  1.    10 Aug 2015 #1

    I can't revert back to Windows 7 due to an infinite boot loop.


    I've had this problem for a while and I've recently with help of someone else, been able to get to the login screen and acutally log in by booting through a USB. But then when I try to revert, it restarts and when it reboots. It get's locked in a screen that has a blue Windows logo and a black screen with nothing else. Please help, because I'm worried I won't find a solution to this in time for me to revert because I only have a month.
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       17 Aug 2015 #2
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  3.    23 Aug 2015 #3

    Turn on your computer and keep tapping the F12 key. Hopefully you can do a system reset from there. Download your computer manually. It will tell you what function key to tap for system restore.
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  4.    23 Aug 2015 #4

    It's unlikely that F12 is going to provide any restore option, as that generally only allows you to select a boot device.

    If you have Win10 install media (USDB or DVD) you could try booting from that and doing Startup Repair -- you might have to do this several times. If that works, you could then try the GoBack option to see if that will revert your machine.
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