Thursday, June 12, 2014

How To Uninstall Windows 8 Developer Preview

The developer preview of the Windows 8 promises to be one of the finest operating systems. Most of the computer users who have used the Windows 8 Developer Preview have given positive responses and reviews for this operating system. The recent statistics show that the Windows 8 Developer Preview was downloaded 500,000 times in just one day after its release. Moreover, by this time it has crossed the one million mark.

The Developer Preview of Windows 8 has introduced many new features and concepts. This operating system is compatible with all the systems that are compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. As per the Microsoft support page, you will not be able to uninstall Windows 8 from a computer in which the Windows 8 OS is installed on top of Windows 7. If you have already installed the Windows 8 operating system in your computer, the only option that you have is to reinstall the previous operating system with the installation media or alternatively restore it from the backup.

Remove Windows 8 With The Boot Option In msconfig
  • Turn on your PC and after it loads completely, type msconfig in Start search and press the Enter key.
  • The System Configuration Utility will open up. Go to the Boot tab and then select Windows Developer Preview. You may now click on the Delete button to uninstall the Window 8 Developer Preview from your computer completely. 
  • Click on the Apply button and then on the OK button. 
  • Now you need to format the partition in which Windows 8 Developer Preview is installed to get back your hard disk space. To do this, open Computer folder and then right click on the drive in which Windows 8 Developer Preview has been installed. From the options that are available, select Format. 
  • You can Restart the computer for the changes to take effect.
These are the simple and easy to follow steps to remove the Windows 8 Developer Preview from your computer. You can follow these steps carefully so that you will not encounter any Windows errors while the process of removing the Windows 8 Developer Preview version. If you have any doubts or confusions in any of the steps to uninstall Windows 8 Developer preview, you can contact the Microsoft support number for further assistance. The Windows support technicians will help you remove Windows 8 from your computer without getting any errors.

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