HP G71t Uninstall Windows® 7
Points to keep in mind when uninstalling Windows® 7 from HP G71t.
When you want to uninstall Windows® 7 from HP G71t, then you should remember one thing, it might cause severe operational problems with many components. You can especially face problems while using the sound, graphics, and video drivers. These may not work at all or may work with problems. Therefore, before you uninstall Windows® 7 from your HP G71t laptop do proper research and find out the problems others have faced while uninstalling Windows® 7. Also you should go through the support policies of the software and hardware manufacturers. However, if you still want to carry on with uninstalling, then you should keep in mind the following things:
- Keep a set of Windows® 7 recovery CD ready
- Solving hardware and software problems
- Problems with various uninstalling scenarios
Keep a set of Windows® 7 recovery CD ready
When you were installing Windows® 7 for the first time you were asked to keep a set of recovery CD ready with you. If you have them with you, then you should use them to reinstall Windows® 7 in case you face any problems after uninstalling the operating system and installing a new one. If you have not created the recovery disks at that time, then you should do it now before uninstalling the Windows® 7 operating system from your machine. If you do not have recovery disks and also fail to create it, then you should immediately contact HP for purchasing the recovery disks.
Solving hardware and software problems
You might find that your HP G71t is not working properly after you have uninstalled the Windows® 7 operating system and have put in a new one. The sound system, DVD or webcam might not work and you must be wondering where from to download the right drivers. Then you must remember one thing that if your laptop was shipped with Windows® 7 operating system then you cannot find the compatible drives for solving these problems and therefore you need to reinstall the Windows® 7 operating system again.
When you are uninstalling Windows® 7, then there can be various scenarios. Firstly, if you are uninstalling it from a laptop that did not have any operating system earlier then you must back up all your data and insert the installation media of the desired operating system in your laptop. Follow the guide of installation and complete it. Then restore all the data back to the laptop. If you are upgrading to a new version of Windows® 7 by uninstalling the old one then use the upgrade media to upgrade the Windows® 7 version.