Un instal windows 8 Tags: Laptops Windows Vista Windows 8 Last response: April 1, 2012 5:03 PM in Windows 8 Share D4daisy March 23, 2012 5:07:16 PM I wish to un instal windows 8 customer preview and re instal vista on my acer laptop. How do I do this? More about : instal windows danny2000 a b D Laptop a b * Windows 8 March 23, 2012 5:11:42 PM Did you do an upgrade installation? A dual boot? Or a clean installation of Windows 8? m 0 l Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop a b * Windows 8 March 23, 2012 5:18:04 PM Hi There is no uninstall...you just install your Vista over the top from DOS and format everything... All the best Brett m 0 l Related resources how to un-install windows 8 preview edition and then install windows 7 - Forum UN-activating Windows8 during first 2 weeks ??!! - Forum want to un-install win7 and re-install win8 pro - Forum Windows 8 & Core Un-Parking? - Forum Can I instal Windows 8.1 pro over an unactivated Windows 7? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer danny2000 a b D Laptop a b * Windows 8 March 23, 2012 5:34:15 PM Like I asked above, what type of installation did you do for your Windows 8 CP? m 0 l D4daisy March 30, 2012 6:37:25 PM 2414,2,719378 said:Did you do an upgrade installation? A dual boot? Or a clean installation of Windows 8?[/q Unfortunately a clean installation m 0 l D4daisy March 30, 2012 6:40:52 PM danny2000 said:Like I asked above, what type of installation did you do for your Windows 8 CP? a clean installation m 0 l price_th March 30, 2012 7:49:27 PM Delete the partitions and reinstall is your only option. m 0 l danny2000 a b D Laptop a b * Windows 8 April 1, 2012 2:13:08 AM D4daisy said:a clean installation Yes you will have to do a clean installation since you wiped-out Vista when you installed Windows 8 C.P. on the same partition as Vista was on. Do you have the recovery partition still on the hard drive or the VISTA DVD? m 0 l D4daisy April 1, 2012 5:01:39 PM No, I do not have the recovery partition on the hard drive. m 0 l D4daisy April 1, 2012 5:03:18 PM price_th said:Delete the partitions and reinstall is your only option. How do I delete the partitions? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedChanging motherboard without Re-Instal Windows 8 Forum Solvedcan 32 bit software instal on windows 8 64 bit sustem Forum hi... i am using hp2000-361NR laptop it is a windows 7 operating system , but now i am instal to windows 8.1 operating system. Forum UN-Install / Delete / Erase Windows ? Forum impossible d'installer windows XP sur un disque dur SATA Forum un-installing windows NT 4.0 workstation Forum How to Instal Win7 in Preinstalled Windows 8 Samsung Laptop (no dual boot) Forum SolvedUn installing any OS? Forum SolvedWhat is your favourite free un-installing software? Forum SolvedRe-installing Windows 8 on a different HDD Forum Solvedhow to install windows 8.1 Forum SolvedReplace Windows 8 with Windows 7 (Clean install) Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedMigrating windows 8.1 or clean install to new SSD Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Software installation BSoD loop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !