HP Pavilion® Elite HPE-180t series Uninstall Windows® 7
Tips to avoid problems while uninstalling operating system in HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t series system.
HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t series is a customized to order computer system and it comes factory installed with Windows® 7 operating system. Windows® 7 is a relatively heavy system and, therefore, users have more of interest towards Windows® XP. However, when uninstalling Windows® 7, there are few things which must be kept in mind to avoid occurring of any type of problems.
Here we will talk about tips to avoid problems while uninstalling Windows® 7 from HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t series:
- Back up of previous data
- Drivers for the devices
- The new licensed platform
Back up of previous data
There are a lot of us who follow to take back up of the data in another partition of the hard disk, however, it is not recommended. It is recommended to take the back-up on a removable media like CD, DVD, or USB drive. Windows® 7 comes along with attributes of easy transfer to another Windows® 7 system. Even back-up and restore feature could be used for keeping a back-up of the data. However, the last resort would always be manually transferring the data to removable storage media. A network location can also be used to transfer and save all the data.
Drivers for the devices
Windows® 7 comes along with device drivers for smooth operation of various devices. The drivers are essential component of the system which helps the devices to function smoothly with the operating system. When Windows® 7 is uninstalled from the system, the system does not recognize the drivers and therefore, the devices fail to respond. To avoid such situations, the drivers must be backed up for all the devices in a removable storage media or the drivers must be downloaded from the official website of HP or Microsoft®. Few basic drivers are a must to be retained, thus the drivers must be backed up so that Windows® 7 works smoothly.
HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t series has got preinstalled operating system as Windows® 7.When the platform is uninstalled, to operate the system the need of another platform arises. The new licensed platform must be handy to be installed. Also, the warranty is subject to become void due to change in the platform. Therefore, to avoid any kind of problem in future it is important to have information on how the service agreement gets affected and what would be the impact on the hardware replacements. The licensed operating system must also be purchased beforehand to make the system operational. Even if Windows® 7 is the latest platform Microsoft® has released, Windows® XP is dominantly serving the PC users globally. Thus, one should install licensed version of Windows® XP on the system.