Windows 10: Removing Windows 7 from dual boot


  1. Posts : 59
    Win7 Home Premium & Win10 Pro in dual boot
       15 Aug 2017 #1

    Removing Windows 7 from dual boot


    Hi

    I've had a quick look to see if anything comes up on this topic but so far have not found anything. I'm pretty sure it must have come up at some time but I just haven't found it so apologies for posting the question again.

    I have a spare PC running Win7 and Win10 in a dual boot configuration. However, I am now in a position to remove Windows 7 completely and make do solely with Windows 10 -- but how do I do it? Currently I do not have a reserved partition for the boot files; all my boot files are in the Windows 7 partition. In addition, the Windows 7 partition is the Active partition. So how should I go about removing Windows 7? Any help would be most appreciated.

    Thanks.
    Tracey
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  2. Posts : 63
    Win 7x64 Pro / Win 10x64 Pro
       15 Aug 2017 #2

    You move the Bootmgr to the Partition windows 10 is on and mark it as active.

    Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD - Windows 7 Help Forums
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    15 Aug 2017 #3

    After you move the boot files as @Sqrly posted, then you can run the command msconfig, select the boot tab, and delete the entry for Windows 7 from the boot menu.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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