Remove Dual Boot from Windows® 7
Dual booting is the process of using more than one Operating System on a computer and selecting at the startup which Operating System to use. You need to have a plenty of hard disk space, to use more than one Operating System in your computer. Only disadvantage of dual boot is that the performance gets slightly degraded since both the Operating System will consume a lot of resources. If you have installed multiple operating systems in your computer, you can execute programs from one operating system. To use dual boot, you need to have the device drivers that are compatible with both the Operating Systems. Sometimes, you need to remove the dual boot from your system.
Information about dual boot, need to remove dual boot and ways to remove Windows 7 from dual boot are explained below:
- Dual boot with Windows 7
- Need to remove
- Ways to remove
Dual boot is the act of installing multiple operating systems on a computer, and being able to choose which one to boot when starting. Dual booting requires a software called boot loader. An important thing that you need to have while using dual boot is a system with enough space to occupy both Operating Systems. In order for Windows 7 to load alongside other operating systems, you need to create at least two primary partitions on your hard drive. You could install other Operating Systems like Windows XP or Vista on your system with Windows 7 to perform dual boot. You need to create a partition with minimum 15 GB hard disk space for the installation of Windows 7.
If you have a dual boot in the past and no longer need it now, you can remove it from your System. Dual boot removal from your system can be tricky, so it better to keep a back up for all that data that you have saved in your system. You can remove the dual boot from your system with the installation CD/DVD.
To remove the dual boot from your system, you need to format the partition which contained the unwanted Operating System. You can remove the boot up screen from the start up. To do this, right-click on the computer icon and select Properties. From the properties window, select the advanced tab and then select settings under start up and recovery. From the generated Window, you need to uncheck the time to display the operating system and click OK.
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