Uninstall Windows® 7 in HP All-in-One 200t series
HP All-in-One 200t series goes along with genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium version and has got excellent features inbuilt to improve the experience of users. Loaded with Windows® 7, there are plenty of software that accompany the system which includes Microsoft® Office Starter, Adobe® Premier®, Photoshop® and lots more. However, there are users who find better hands on the older platforms and therefore they uninstall Windows® 7.There are potential problems that could be a result of operating system downgrade.
The following are some points to keep in mind while uninstalling Windows® 7 from HP All-in-One 200t series :
- Device drivers must be handy
- Windows. Old folder must not be removed
- Support expectation must be rightly set
- Additional expense of new licensed operating system must be catered
Device drivers must be handy
One potential problem that arises right after the uninstalling of the operating system is the drivers might not be able to comprehend with system. Being a customize to order system, All-in-One 200t series goes along with all the device drivers and therefore when the Windows® 7 gets uninstalled, multiple device would need drivers to comprehend with the system. Therefore it is extremely essential to have the drivers backed up in storages or get the drivers loaded from the manufacturer’s site after uninstalling Windows® 7 and installing a different operating system.
Old folders must not be removed
When the Windows® 7 platform gets loaded on the hard disk driver, it creates a folder named as Windows. Old folder. The folder contains all the information about the system. And therefore when the operating system needs to be uninstalled it is important not to remove the windows. old folder beforehand. Instead always check on the size of the folder, if it is more than the size of the memory space than the system must be tuned up and disk defragmenter and clean up must be performed.
HP is abided by a year’s warranty on HP All-in-One 200t series. The warranty includes both hardware and software troubleshooting and technical support. However, if the operating system is uninstalled the warranty is subject to change and therefore the support could get void. Therefore the support expectation must be checked before hand as there might be different issues that could turn up after the uninstall of Windows® 7 and installation of a different operating system.
One important aspect of downgrading the operating system is the cost that is significantly involved. Reinstallation of a licensed operating system requires extra investments. Thus it is important to have thought over the consequences after the uninstallation of the Windows® 7.