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2 Ways to Uninstall Windows 7 from Windows 10 Dual Boot

Although there are dual systems (Windows 7 and Windows 10) on our computers, we may find that we just use Windows 10 and are always bothered by the dual-boot menu when our computers are turned on. At this moment, we can consider to uninstall Windows 7 and keep Windows 10. And the following two ways may help us realize it easily and quickly.

Tips: The following two ways also apply to uninstall Windows 10 from Windows 7 dual boot.

uninstall Windows 7 and keep Windows 10

 

  1. Way 1: Uninstall Windows 7 in System Configuration
  2. Way 2: Uninstall Windows 7 in Advanced System Settings

Way 1: Uninstall Windows 7 in System Configuration

1. Enter “msconfig” in the search field of desktop taskbar > Click “System Configuration”.

2. Switch to “Boot” and choose “Windows 10”(only version to boot into directly) > Tap “Set as default”.

3. Select “Windows 7” > Click “Delete”.

set in System Configuration

4. Click “Applyfirstly and “OK” after it to keep changes.

finish System Configuration

5. Choose “Restart” in the pop-up windows and the computer will boot from Windows 10.

Restart

6. warnIf you have some important files saved in the hard drive(Partition) where Windows 7 was installed, backup them firstly before this setting.
Open the “File Explorer” > “Right-click” the hard drive(Partition) where Windows 7 was installed > Select “Format”.

Format

7. Tap “Start” to finish.

start Format

Way 2: Uninstall Windows 7 in Advanced System Settings

1. Type “System” in the search field of desktop taskbar or “Right-click” the “Start MenuWindows and select “System” > Click “Advanced system settings” in the left panel.

Advanced system settings

2. Click the “Settings” button under “Startup and Recovery”.

System Properties

3. Check that if the default operating system is Windows 10 > UncheckTime to display list of operating system” > Click “OK” to finish.

Startup and Recovery

4. Restart the computer and then it will boot from Windows 10.

5.warnIf you have some important files saved in the hard drive(Partition) where Windows 7 was installed, backup them firstly before this setting.
Open the “File Explorer” > “Right-click” the hard drive(Partition) where Windows 7 was installed > Select “Format”.

Format

6. Tap “Start” to finish.

start Format

After uninstalling Windows 7 from Windows 10 dual boot by one of the two ways above, it will be more conveniently and smoothly for us to use our computers.

 

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