Windows 10: How to uninstall Windows 7 from dual boot with Windows 10?

Discus and support How to uninstall Windows 7 from dual boot with Windows 10? in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; So I've finally managed to install Windows 10 Pro x64 although with Windows 7 left over in dual boot. It created a "Windows.old" folder in the C: drive... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by zablablukas, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. How to uninstall Windows 7 from dual boot with Windows 10?


    So I've finally managed to install Windows 10 Pro x64 although with Windows 7 left over in dual boot. It created a "Windows.old" folder in the C: drive and Windows 7 doesn't boot anymore. How do I uninstall Windows 7 from my PC and will it affect any files?

    :)
     
    zablablukas, Aug 23, 2015
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  2. Angel_eye Win User
    Angel_eye, Aug 23, 2015
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  3. Dual Boot

    If you have already upgrade to Windows 10 then you either need to Roll Back / Recover your previous version of Windows and then purchase a retail version of Windows 10 OR purchase and copy of Windows 7 / 8.1

    How to dual boot
    Windows 10 and Windows 7 after you upgraded to Windows 10 or have purchased a new Windows 10 PC


     

    Note: The concept of Dual booting is the same with the released version of Windows 10.

    How to dual boot Windows 10 Preview with Windows 8.1
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    How to uninstall or remove Windows 10 from a Windows 8.1 dual boot computer
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    How to dual boot Windows 7 and Windows 10 Technical Preview
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    How to uninstall or remove Windows 10 from a Windows 7 dual boot computer
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    J W Stuart, Aug 23, 2015
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  4. Joergi Win User

    How to uninstall Windows 7 from dual boot with Windows 10?

    The Windows.old folder is the remainder of that system, which you have upgraded. It has nothing to do with anything you might have on another partition.

    Which partitions do you have? And which drives are in those partitions?
     
    Joergi, Aug 23, 2015
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  5. Both versions of Windows are in the C: drive. Here's a screenshot of my partitions: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
     
    zablablukas, Aug 23, 2015
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  6. Joergi Win User
    So you have upgraded one system to Windows 10. This system is located on the C:\ drive with the 112GB.

    Now...on the C:\ drive with the 112GB you say you have another installation, namely of Windows 7? I have never heard that this would be possible... On another drive, yes, that is possible, but on the same drive? Hmm... One of these Windows systems then e.g. cannot use the folder "Windows" for its files, because this folder already contains the files of the other installation.

    Or is it in fact the Windows.old folder, which you are worried about? Is that the second install you are speaking about?
     
    Joergi, Aug 23, 2015
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  7. I looked around the Windows.old folder and it basically contains all of my documents and other personal files that were on C: drive before the Windows 10 installation so no, I'm not worried about that folder. Whenever I try booting into Windows 7 it just freezes on "Starting Windows..." so basically Windows 7 is usellesly taking up space on my SSD. That's what I'm worried about...
     
    zablablukas, Aug 23, 2015
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  8. Joergi Win User

    How to uninstall Windows 7 from dual boot with Windows 10?

    Joergi, Aug 24, 2015
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  9. I think it worked. Windows 7 option doesn't pop up in while booting and EasyBCD doesn't show it either. Some space has also cleared up in my SSD so I guess it worked. Thank you very much! *Smile
     
    zablablukas, Apr 4, 2018
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