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    reinstalling/recovering windows after the Windows 10 upgrade

    I have an Asus computer with Windows 10 free upgrade. I'm going to recover the drive as it was when new........Windows 8.1. My question is, will the PC still revert back the original Windows 8.1 or the upgraded Windows 10?

    Not bothered about Windows 10 because I like Windows 8.1 .

    PC is being sold so that is why I ask.

    TIA

    renagade27

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    Original Poster

    Thanks. That is perfect.

    Renagade27

    If you're recovering from a recovery partition it will go back to 8.1..

    Back to 8.1 but might be worth taking the Windows 10 key down as its yrs for life incase you get Windows 10 Iso for future installs.

    Original Poster

    Thx all. Will get windows 10 on USB stick

    Renagade27

    Hi, Does this also work on Windows7 please.

    Eligibility for Windows 10 is checked against the hardware ID of the unit - so you can recover it again and again with no issues re-installing Windows 10.
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