Uninstalling Windows® 7 in HP Pavilion® dv7t
Are you interested in uninstalling Windows 7 operating system in HP Pavilion dv7t laptop?
Uninstallation of Windows 7 may be needed due to many reasons like virus attack, missing of system files, incompatibility with other programs and choosing another operating system. In case of virus attack, you need to uninstall Windows 7 and then reinstall it. Uninstallation of Windows 7 is easier and simpler. You can do it by formatting your HP Pavilion dv7t laptop. After uninstalling Windows 7, you may lose all the data and files stored in the hard disk. Therefore, taking a copy of required files and data may be helpful for later reference. HP Pavilion dv7t is an entertainment laptop with Intel Centrino 2 processor. The laptop contains up to 8 GB of RAM and 640 GB of hard drive space.
Following are the things that you need to keep in mind while uninstalling Windows 7 in HP Pavilion dv7t laptop:
- Backup the data
- Format the hard drive
- Reinstall the programs
Backup the data
While uninstalling Windows 7 in HP Pavilion dv7t laptop, you should backup all the data stored in your computer. This can help you save your important information in the computer. Backup can be done by copying the data to another hard drive, removable media or burning it to DVD. Backup avoids the problem of losing the data when you are uninstalling Windows 7 in HP Pavilion dv7t laptop.
Format the hard drive
If Windows 7 is the only operating system in your HP Pavilion dv7t laptop, then it is better to format the hard drive and install the new operating system. If you are using the multi-boot system, then you may be able to delete or format the partition of Windows 7 and use that space for the earlier version of Windows. Do not format the earlier version of Windows in multi-boot configuration as it will make your HP Pavilion dv7t laptop inoperable.
On uninstalling Windows 7, as you may lose the programs also, you should reinstall the programs that have been deleted. You can reinstall the programs using the software CDs. If you have downloaded the programs from the Internet, then you should reinstall them using the set-up files.