Restoring from win 10 to 7

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  1. adun

    adun New Member

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    I just installed window 10 on my PC and now I don't like it. I remember I left my former window 7 in the window old file. Is there anyway I can restore my PC to my former window 7 using the window old? I don't want to loose my files.
     
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    I just installed window 10 on my PC and now I don't like it. I remember I left my former window 7 in the window old file. Is there anyway I can restore my PC to my former window 7 using the window old? I don't want to loose my files.
     
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    There is a goback option which is available for upto 28 days. You have to get the system to boot into the repair mode, go to troubleshoot and then find the go back option - I have used it once, but don't remember the precise details.

    Others may have a better way to get into the repair mode which I find awkward, what I do is start the PC 3 times or so and hard switch off before Windows fully loads, eventually it will boot into the repair mode. I might also learn a btter way of doing this but haven't found it yet.

    There is also this which I have just read (and learnt!):

    If it’s been less than a month since you upgraded to Windows 10, you can go back to your previous version of Windows by going to Settings > Update & security > Recovery and selecting either Go back to Windows 7 or Go back to Windows 8.1. This won’t affect your personal files, but it will remove any apps that you installed after the upgrade to Windows 10.
     
    #4 robmar0se, Feb 28, 2016
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