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Yesterday I downloaded windows 8 beta on my computer from microsoft. It deleted everything and is hard to use! Worst thing of all i cant go back to windows 7. The thing keeps freezing and can get annoying. So now i have to wipe out everything and start over.
But this is beta version so the real one could be better.
DONT FALL IN THE SAME TRAP I DID! LEARN FROM MY HORIBLE MISTAKE!

PS: Any ideas on how to get back to windows 7?

Thanks
Reaper
post #2 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by REAPER XD View Post

Yesterday I downloaded windows 8 beta on my computer from microsoft. It deleted everything and is hard to use! Worst thing of all i cant go back to windows 7. The thing keeps freezing and can get annoying. So now i have to wipe out everything and start over.
But this is beta version so the real one could be better.
DONT FALL IN THE SAME TRAP I DID! LEARN FROM MY HORIBLE MISTAKE!
PS: Any ideas on how to get back to windows 7?
Thanks
Reaper

Only way is to reformat. Should of ran Windows 8 Beta on a separate partition. Next time I guess. wink.gif
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beta or dev preview?
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by REAPER XD View Post

Yesterday I downloaded windows 8 beta on my computer from microsoft. It deleted everything and is hard to use! Worst thing of all i cant go back to windows 7. The thing keeps freezing and can get annoying. So now i have to wipe out everything and start over.
But this is beta version so the real one could be better.
DONT FALL IN THE SAME TRAP I DID! LEARN FROM MY HORIBLE MISTAKE!
PS: Any ideas on how to get back to windows 7?
Thanks
Reaper

windows 8 beta
post #5 of 14
Yeah... i believe the fault is squarely on you... I ran it fine on my Vaio Z... which is quite amazing considering I got a TON of proprietary drivers... also... you should've made a backup (or at least keep backups) so that you can revert to.

I found Windows 8 to just be a prettyfied version of Windows 7, just my 2 cents.

p.s. as the person above me stated, you should've installed it on another partition.
post #6 of 14
Do more research on what you're doing BEFORE you start installing OSes over your main OS? Seems a bit of user error here, not win8s fault? (never used it, but you definitely messed up bro.)
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beta or dev preview?

I think he means Developer Preview as the Beta isn't officially out till next month.
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Do more research on what you're doing BEFORE you start installing OSes over your main OS? Seems a bit of user error here, not win8s fault? (never used it, but you definitely messed up bro.)

PEBKAC indeed
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Could I get a link plz? I really wanna try it out. Thx
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Its a beta. I wouldn't use it on a system that had important files on it. User error, whoops.
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