Windows 10: Not getting the option to go back to Windows 8.1 Solved

  1.    29 Aug 2015 #1

    Not getting the option to go back to Windows 8.1


    Here's a screenshot of how the recovery option looks, please help.

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  2. Posts : 8,304
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       29 Aug 2015 #2

    Marvin14 said: View Post
    Here's a screenshot of how the recovery option looks, please help.

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    Hey Marvin, welcome to tenforums.com !

    Did you clean install or was it an upgrade?
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  3.    29 Aug 2015 #3

    Hey, it was a clean install. I had the option before to do that and now once I took the PC to get It repaired I got it back with Windows 10 and the option to go back to windows 8.1 was gone. So the guy who repaired my PC must have removed Windows 8.1 I took it to the Best buy geek squad place, not really sure if he repaired my PC or ****ed it up.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       29 Aug 2015 #4

    Marvin14 said: View Post
    Hey, it was a clean install. I had the option before to do that and now once I took the PC to get It repaired I got it back with Windows 10 and the option to go back to windows 8.1 was gone. So the guy who repaired my PC must have removed Windows 8.1 I took it to the Best buy geek squad place, not really sure if he repaired my PC or ****ed it up.
    Yeah, a clean install will do that.

    With an upgrade you will see:

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    ... a clean install will show:

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  5.    29 Aug 2015 #5

    Ah, so I cannot go back to Windows 8.1? when I tried going to trouble shoot with advanced startup, clicked go back to earlier build it said no earlier build found.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       29 Aug 2015 #6

    Marvin14 said: View Post
    Ah, so I cannot go back to Windows 8.1? when I tried going to trouble shoot with advanced startup, clicked go back to earlier build it said no earlier build found.
    Probably not.
    You most likely will have to download Windows 8.1 iso and perform a clean install with that.
    In other words, Start from Scratch! It's doable though!

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  7.    29 Aug 2015 #7

    Ah okay, thank you so much and also do you know why my fan is really loud when starting up my PC, I don't know once I got it repaired and the fan messed up, when my PC is starting up the fan is soo loud once the PC starts it goes back to normal.
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  8.    29 Aug 2015 #8

    Marvin14 said: View Post
    Ah okay, thank you so much and also do you know why my fan is really loud when starting up my PC, I don't know once I got it repaired and the fan messed up, when my PC is starting up the fan is soo loud once the PC starts it goes back to normal.
    Not a good idea to start adding new problems to the same thread. Makes it confusing and hard to provide advice. Please start a new thread for your new problem. And if this thread's problem is fixed now, please mark it as Solved.
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