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I downloaded Windows 8 release preview. and I forget to burn a bootable cd (I know a big mistake). The last time I wanna back to Windows 7 I deleted Windows 8 partition and I reboot my PC but the system ask about BOOTABLE CD, and I haven't got it. And my PC still work and boot with Windows 8.

I have 4 CD installation Windows 7 and my recovery partition D:15,8 GB still in my PC.

What can I do to delete and have Windows 7 back?

HP dv6 pavilion...64bits

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So answer this since I can't quite get it out of your question, you installed 8 over 7 this time or you installed 8 on a different partition and you can't boot into 7 for some reason? – user88311 Oct 1 '12 at 12:51

At the HP welcome screen tap the F11 key to launch the recovery process. Follow the instructions provided on the screen.

If the recovery partition no longer works or is not accessible, you can order a set of recovery discs from HP thru this: Looking for Recovery Discs

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