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I dual boot with both Windows 7 and 8. But I want to remove Windows 8 from the second partition that its on. I'm afraid this will mess up the boot routine it goes through and I wont be able to boot into Windows 7 anymore. Is this the case? If so, how can I safely remove Windows 8?

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Follow carefully the instructions form this guide and all will be ok: How to Uninstall Windows 8, Windows 7 or Any Other Version of Windows.

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Perfect. That did the trick. Thanks. – JimDel Aug 28 '12 at 14:50
Its good to answer here form references but please insert the helpful information in you answer that make it easy for others, just put the link for the further reference. – avirk Aug 29 '12 at 1:59

Yes you can safely remove windows 8. Just follow these instructions:

1. Go to Windows 7 either format the Windows 8 drive or delete the respective files.

2. After that boot menu will disappear.

3. Then insert Windows 7 DVD.

4. Select repair and then select startup repair.

That's it

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He should delete the Windows 8 boot entry first and set Windows 7 as the default boot OS. More details are in the solution I proposed. – Corporate Geek Aug 28 '12 at 14:41
that's no gonna work if windows 8 bootloader is installed – minefield Aug 28 '12 at 14:42

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