Tips To Uninstall Software in Windows® 7
What are the various tips to uninstall software in Windows 7?
After installing the Windows 7 Operating System, you find that certain features are boring. In such cases, you can uninstall your Windows 7 to the previous state. If your uninstallation is incomplete, certain features in Windows 7 would create problems. If these features include register keys or junk files, that would slow down your system. Steps to uninstall Windows7 are given below. The method of uninstalling Windows 7 is installing another version of Windows Operating System on the top of it. After installing Windows XP or Windows Vista, you can remove the Operating System Windows 7 completely. If you find any feature relevant in Windows 7, back them up and use it in the new version of the Windows installed. This method of uninstalling is called clean uninstall. If you are having it and install Windows 7 over it, you are doing a clean install and the Windows would generate an older file that allows you go back to the previous Operating System from Windows 7. Sometimes, the user finds it difficult to log on to Windows XP after uninstalling his Windows 7 Operating System. The problem arises because he may not have deleted the partition for Windows 7. In this case, he should delete all the partitions present and try to reboot from Windows XP CD. The access to the Operating System is denied after successfully uninstalling Windows 7. In this case, use uninstaller program to delete any feature of Windows 7 like register keys if they are present in the system.
Tips to uninstall Windows 7 under three different conditions are given below:
- Windows 7 alone in the system
- Virtually installed Windows 7
- Dual booted Windows 7
Windows 7 alone in the system
In this condition, you have to install another Windows Operating System on the top of Windows 7. This method is called clean install. To do this, do the following. Note the product keys of Windows 7 installed in your computer. Buy a Windows CD. Load the CD and reboot your system. Select the option 'Custom' for the type of installation needed. Click the partition of Windows 7. Go to drive options. You can click 'Format' for safety. After completing the format, click 'Next'. This would remove your Windows 7 Operating System.
Virtually installed Windows 7
You can remove the virtually installed Windows 7 with simple steps. Move on to your Virtual box first. Then press 'Delete' after right clicking 'Windows 7 installation' in the virtual box. Confirm it by clicking 'Yes'. Then go to Virtual Media Manager and delete the virtual hard disk where you installed your Windows 7 by clicking the 'Remove' option you get after right clicking on hard disk. A confirmation message would shoot up and you should click 'Delete'.
For uninstalling Windows 7 if another Windows Operating System is already present, you have to download Paragon Partition Manager on the other Operating System and not on Windows 7. Run it and you get the complete partitions available on the system. Right click the partition where you installed Windows 7 and click on the 'Format' option. Give a name to the new file system that appears. Choose 'NTFS' in the named file system. Then click 'Format'. Then click 'Apply', 'Yes', 'Close' for the pages coming respectively. Right click on the partition you have formatted and click 'Delete'. Confirm what you did by clicking 'Yes'. Then go to 'Apply' and click 'Yes' again. Restart your computer for removing Windows 7.
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