Uninstall Windows® 7 for HP Pavilion® Slimline s5310t
Things to be kept in mind while unistalling Windows® 7 from HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t. Tips to avoid the problems
Windows® 7 being one of the most popular operating system around comes preloaded on your HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t. But this does not mean that users cannot change to an operating system that they prefer. Windows® 7 can be easily removed and a new operating system installed in its place by formatting the hard disk. There are a number of things to be kept in mind while removing Windows® 7from HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t like data backup, creating backup of applications setup files, and creating a recovery CD etc to avoid any problems. Incorrect and careless formatting and installation of new OS can cause many problems like system errors including system not booting.
Following details mentioned below will give users more information and tips to avoid problems during the change of OS from Windows® 7 on HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t -
- Data backup
- Power backup
- Recovery CD
- Compatibility check
Data backup is the first and foremost thing to be done before removing the existing Windows® 7 operating system on HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t. This will ensure that data is safe and in case some problem does occur during the OS changing process; the data is safe and can be accessed using a different PC. It is also a good idea to backup registry entries and driver information so that incase the user wants to install Windows® 7 again this can be done easily.
Formatting of the hard disk and new OS installation process over Windows® 7 on the HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t is likely to take long time as the numbers of files are very large. It is therefore recommended that adequate power backup is made available before the process starts. Power interruption during a hard disk format or installation of new OS can leave the system inoperable.
Your HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t comes with a recovery CD. This ensures that even if some major error occurs during the OS changing process system can be restored to the previous working state. Keeping this CD at hand is highly recommended before starting any process related to OS change.
Before Windows® 7 OS is changed from HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t, it is highly recommended that a compatibility check of the OS which the user wants to install be carried out. Details of all the operating systems supported by HP Pavilion Slimline s5310t will be given in official HP website. Users are advised not to install operating systems that will give extra load and damage the hardware.