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I have three partitions:

  • c:\ with XP
  • E:\ data files
  • D:\ with Windows 8 installed.

All is now full of data so won't make space. Due to low resource I want to uninstall Windows 8 . Is there any way to clean uninstall Windows 8 from D:\ partition (In which windows 8 installed) without formatting it.

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Possible duplicate , with the answer –  Goran_Mandic Oct 29 '12 at 11:48
    
@Goran_Mandic your link to answer in not to uninstall windows8 it only for removing entry from bootloader. –  krupal Oct 29 '12 at 11:57
    
Once you remove windows 8 from the bootloader, you can erase the folder which it is in. –  Goran_Mandic Oct 29 '12 at 11:59

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There isn't really an uninstall for operating systems. You can just delete the Windows and Program Files directories if you need the space but have no need anymore for Windows. You would still have the Windows 8 boot loader, though but you can probably remove the entry for Windows 8 with bcdedit (and make XP the default) so you don't really notice it.

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