How to downgrade/uninstall windows 10.

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  1. samuli

    samuli New Member

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    Hi! I installed windows 10 some time ago and now i would like to uninstall/downgrade it to windows 8.1. How ever, my installation stops at 93% and it just says that the installation has failed. Nothing else. My computer is ASUS X73TK. I have created usb recovery drive and tried to install it but it just wont finish it. When i tried to install after doing the bios thing it would not let me install it anywhere. I am open to suggestions. Thank you in advance.
     
  2. bassfisher6522

    bassfisher6522 Essential Member

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    What does that mean?

    Can you pull the HDD out and connect it to another PC and format the drive that way. Then reinstall HDD and then install windows 8.1.
     
  3. ussnorway

    ussnorway Windows Forum Team
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    windows 10 is only a basic demo... there is no uninstall/ downgrade option.

    Asus locks the system to stop people buggering their system by mistake and this lock must first be removed by a bios setting... I assume that is the bios thing you are talking about?

    Format back to un-allocated is your best option at this point... you can then install windows: 7, 8, 8.1 or Linux as the muse takes you.
     

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