HP EliteBook® 8540w Uninstall Windows® 7
What points should be kept in mind while uninstalling Windows 7 operating system from your HP EliteBook 8540w?
Choosing the best operating system for your PC is important. There can be many reasons for changing the Windows® 7 operating system that the EliteBook 8540w comes armed with. This has to be done when the operating system is damaged or when the hard drive shows signs of being corrupted. It may even be necessitated by a viral attack. Uninstalling Windows® 7 from your EliteBook 8540w has to be embarked upon methodically. Before uninstalling Windows® 7 operating system from your laptop it is best to consider what you are going to replace it with. Another aspect of the uninstalling process is the backing up of files and applications as this will allow you to reinstate these after the new operating system is in place. This is essential to avoid the deletion of personal data as well as important files from your laptop during the uninstalling process. Introducing a new operating system will have to be a ‘clean’ installation if the new program is not available as an upgrade from Windows® 7 for your laptop. If you require help with any technical matters it is best to contact the manufacturer’s helpline.
A few points to keep in mind as you uninstall Windows® 7 operating system are:
- Backup all files and important data.
- Do not interrupt the uninstalling or reinstalling process.
- After the new operating system is in place ensure that all software is reinstalled and updated after the Internet connection is in place
Backup all files and important data
This is the only way to ensure that all your personal data files, documents, e-mails, music files and pictures are safe from being deleted during the uninstalling process.
Do not interrupt the uninstalling or reinstalling process
This perhaps is the single most common error that users make while they are in the middle of uninstalling or reinstalling. Turning off the computer or interrupting it in any way before the process is finished leads to unwanted complications.
All software and drivers can be re-established after a new operating system is in place. When installing software you can use the original disc from the manufacturer and then download the necessary updates through their websites.