How to Uninstall Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 Dual Boot


Windows 10 is the latest computer OS release from Microsoft and it is definitely said to be the feature rich OS from Microsoft after receiving not so good feedback from Windows 8 users and reviewers. Although, Microsoft has made the announcement of its latest OS, but the final product won’t be available for public any time soon.

Now, if you don’t want to wait until the public release then you can download Windows 10 technical preview from the Microsoft’s official blog. Now, coming back to today’s article, if you have installed Windows 10 technical preview on your Windows 8.1 PC and now if you are willing to uninstall it then here is how to uninstall Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 dual boot.

How to Uninstall Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 Dual Boot

Step 1: Boot in to Windows 8.1 on your PC or Laptop.

Step 2: Open system configuration window by typing msconfig.exe in the start screen and hit enter.

Step 3: Under System Configuration window, click on Boot tab.

Step 4: From there, select Windows Technical Preview.

Step 5: Once selected, click on Delete.

Step 6: Once deleted, Click on OK to save the settings.

Now that you have deleted Window 10 technical preview, the next step is to remove windows 10 partition and files. Be sure to make backup of any data you have stored on Windows 10 partition before proceeding with deletion of partition.

Step 1: Type diskmgmt.msc on start screen and hit enter to open Disk Manager.

Step 2: Now find and right click on the drive partition on which you had installed Windows 10 technical preview.

Step 3: Select Delete Volume from the options.

Step 4: Wait until your partition is being deleted.

Step 5: Once deleted, you can create new partition over the free space.

That’s it. You have successfully uninstalled Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 Dual Boot. One of the most talked feature of Windows 10 is the return of Start menu along with start screen. Learn  how to enable and disable Start Menu on Windows 10.


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