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In particular, you may need to reinstall some programs, and don’t forget to use your Windows 7 password rather than your Windows 10 password if you created a Microsoft Account for You didn't take a backup image prior to the upgrade? It's still possible to go back to an older version after this period elapses, but it's more difficult and time-consuming. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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In this guide, we'll walk you through the different ways you can uninstall Windows 10 from your computer and go back to your previous version. Click it. Tell us your story in the comments below. If you’ve returned to your PC to find that it has somehow upgraded itself to Windows 10 without your consent, this tutorial will also apply to you.

Advertisement. Be warned, though - you'll need to act fast. How should I back up my computer before an operating system upgrade? Even if it's been more than a month, you should be able to reinstall the version of Windows that came with your PC using fresh installation media and its product key.

Did you upgrade to Windows 10 and reverted to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1? But finally found a hack to bring it back. :) -4 8 months ago Reply dragon-ble A hack? I've always just done it through Disk Cleanup when I upgraded my new Surface 3 LTE to Windows 10. After a warning and a confirmation, the rollback process will start.

To do this legitimately, you'll need to purchase a Windows 7 or 8.1 license and install it from scratch, entering the product key you purchased during the install process. If you used a different password to sign in to your account on the previous installation, you will need that password to sign in after you go back. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Naturally, you can only downgrade if you upgraded from Windows 7 or 8.1.

If you're sure you don't want to go back to your previous version of Windows, use Disk Cleanup tool to remove those files and immediately free up space. Connect with him on Google+. Best "undo" ever. If you open the Disk Cleanup application, you'll see just how much space it uses.

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