How to uninstall Windows 8 and revert back to normal boot screen RRS feed

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  • If you have partition your drive / installed windows 8 on a secondary drive / dual booting windows 8 and you want to uninstall the OS, do the following:

    1) Boot into Windows 7 / XP

    2) Format the drive where windows 8 is installed

    3)Go to run (Win + R or via control panel) and type msconfig.exe

    4) Go to the boot tab and delete the windows 8 boot

    5) Restart your PC, the metro Dual boot option will no longer appear and your PC will boot normally into Windows 7/XP


    Hope this helps. 

    Thursday, September 15, 2011 8:41 AM

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  • Great steps.  Thank you for posting.
    Monday, September 26, 2011 6:08 PM