Thursday, January 14, 2010

How To Uninstall Windows Vista Operating System From Multiple BootSystem

Uninstalling Windows Vista Operating System is not possible. However, you cab change the code that starts the Operating System and then remove the Windows Vista Operating System from the Multiboot System to return to the Windows XP or Windows 2000 Operating System. If you are expecting to do so, this article will be very helpful for you. In order to do this, you should have the Windows Vista Installation Disc.

Important Warning
1.    Before you begin the process, you should backup your programs, files and settings as there may be a risk of Data loss in your Computer. You can search our page to backup the Data.
2.    You have to insert the Windows Vista installation disc.
3.    Then click on the Start button.
4.    Choose All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
5.    If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, you should enter the password or provide confirmation.
6.    Now, type [DVD drive letter]:\boot\bootsect.exe /nt52 ALL /force and press Enter.

7.    For an example, if the DVD drive letter is F, type f:\boot\ bootsect.exe /nt52 ALL /force.
8.    Then eject the Windows Vista installation disc.
9.    Now, restart your computer.
10.    After performing these steps, your computer will start in the previous version of Windows that you have installed.
11.    Now, you can delete Windows Vista files and folders like Program Files, Users, and Windows folders, manually.
Important Note
It is possible to remove the Windows Vista Operating System by formatting the partition where it is installed. You can do this only if that partition is not the boot partition because reformatting the boot partition might make your computer unable to start.