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How can I switch back to my windows vista?

by jmorales691 / August 11, 2009 7:20 AM PDT

I have installed windows 7 to check it out, i read that if i wanted to switch back all i had to do is configure with the windows.old file but i dont not have it on my computer. I also dont have the vista CD's. I used to have vista home premium and i would like to switch it back.

Any help please?

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Here is a...
by jeff_windows_team / August 11, 2009 7:57 AM PDT
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Windows 7 Screen Size
by Jtspats / February 15, 2010 5:24 AM PST
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I just installed windows 7, I'm using a 37 in LCD TV as a monitor and my resolution is set at the recommended 1920x1080, I am connected with an HMDI cable.

My screen bleeds under the border of the TV and I can't see the start button nor any programs. I had the same thing happen in Vista before I upgraded to 7 and I was able to change a setting that was default 100% to 50% and it shrunk my screen in a 1/4 or inch or so so that I could see all the things I needed to see on my desktop. The setting was not DPI, but I can't remember what it was that I changed, and I can't find it on windows 7. Any help with advice on how I can see my complete desktop is greatly appreciated.

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by jeff_windows_team / February 16, 2010 3:53 AM PST
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And for future reference when you have a question like yours please post it as a new thread rather than asking it on the end of an older thread. Thanks!

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i want to switch from window 7 to vista
by chika1914 / July 10, 2010 12:06 AM PDT

well my operating system is window 7 and i would like to change it to window vista my computer model is Compaq presario f700.

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back to vista from windows 7
by ambrusni / July 28, 2010 3:38 AM PDT

Up to aweek ago i was a happy vista user.
Then i thought i shuld try windows 7. What a mistake!!!!
Now i would like to go back to vista, but i don't know how. Can someone help me?
I have ales than a year ol Dell h/w, plenty of memory and a large flat screen.

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Say again?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 28, 2010 5:17 AM PDT

"I have ales than a year ol Dell h/w"

I don't know what that means.

How did you try Windows 7? If you upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 using the normal upgrade route, then there is no way to revert back. If you wiped Vista and installed Windows 7, then again there is no restore.

You will have to re-install Vista.


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