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how to completely wipe win 10 from my computer

im trying to completely wipe win 10 from my hp laptop then load a new dvd of win7 on it every time i do it win 10 reloads HELP

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Re: Wipe Windows 10

Can you explain "load" and "reloads".

The usual install with format of Windows 7 wipes Windows 10. But you can use your favorite partition manager (free or paid) to delete the partition it's installed in, if installing Windows 7 doesn't do what it should do.

Why do you want to get rid of Windows 10? I installed Classic Shell and my Windows 10 looks like Windows 7.

PS. Going back 2 generations might give some issues, like HP having no Windows 7 drivers for the hardware, or Windows 7 itself not supporting it. Did you research that?

Post was last edited on August 20, 2018 12:08 PM PDT

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classic shell

how is classic shell installed? im using this laptop for 1 vst program i dont want any ram being used by unwanted processes please advise

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Re: classic shell

That's one question and a requirement.

The question is easily answered: download and install. Couldn't be easier.

The requirement is somewhat mysterious:
1. Unused programs can be moved by the OS to virtual memory, so they don't occupy RAM.
2. On a PC with 16 GB RAM, 500 MB used by system processes is unimportant.
3. Why do you think Windows 10 needs more RAM for itself than Windows 7?

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classic shell

cant stand the structure of windows 10 the way my brain works win 10 is not intuitive at all , i want something that i dont have to mess with like i say im running 1 vst program nothing else il take your advice and load classic shell.

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download free GParted ISO, burn "image" to CD or DVD

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