Uninstalling Windows® 7 on Toshiba® Qosmio X500
The new Toshiba Qosmio X500 comes with many features, such as Intel Core i7 processor to work and a 18.4 big screen display. It has a LED backlit keyboard with Touchpad™ pointing device. The new Blu-ray™, NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M GPU and Dolby Home Theater gives you a home theater experience. The Toshiba Qosmio X500 is compatible with Windows 7. Sometimes the user may uninstall Windows 7 either to reinstall it or to install a new operating system. The user should keep certain things in mind before uninstalling Windows 7. The user can upgrade Windows 7 to Windows Vista only and not to other operating system, including Windows XP. You can also lose all data while uninstalling Windows 7. The user cannot uninstall Windows 7 from a system which was first installed with Windows 7 and then with Windows XP or Windows Vista to create a multi-boot system. However, the user can also reinstall its previous operating system if any.
- Repair the boot record
- Upgrade the Master Boot Record
- Make a backup of data
Repair the boot record
Repair the boot record after you have uninstalled the Windows 7 from the laptop. Always use a highest version of Windows installation DVD or CD for doing repair of the boot record. After you have uninstalled the Windows 7, use higher versions of Windows to repair your laptop. Reinstalling your operating system can give rise to a number of issues.
Upgrade the Master Boot Record
Windows 7 uses NT52 as the Master Boot Record. But, while you uninstall Windows 7 and upgrade to Windows Vista, you need to upgrade the master boot record also. You need NT60 to work with Windows Vista. Users need to exercise due caution during the reinstall process. Even minor errors caused during the process can lead to fatal consequences.
After you have uninstalled Windows 7 from your Toshiba Qosmio® X500 laptop, the user should reboot its laptop. Rebooting might lead to lose of your data in the laptop. So, always keep a backup of your data in a CD / DVD. After rebooting, you can reinstall data from the CD and DVD. This helps the user to save the user’s valuable data.