Want windows 10 back...HELP!!!

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KiyoQuinten Posts 2 Registration date Saturday November 14, 2015 Status Member Last seen November 14, 2015 - Nov 14, 2015 at 06:34 PM
bradpitt3423 Posts 1 Registration date Monday February 29, 2016 Status Member Last seen February 29, 2016 - Feb 29, 2016 at 02:57 AM
Hai. So my friend got me to get linux ubuntu, and i like it but I want windows 10 back and it seems ive tried everything it got rid of it. If anyone can help me please and i got the installion on a usb but when i go to do it is say missing a perition disk. Please help...
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Nov 14, 2015 at 06:44 PM
This is likely due to the fact the drive is formatted in a Linux file system (like EXT4)

You would have to completely remove any non-windows partitions on the drive before windows will let you install. (or at least have 1 accessible FAT32 or NTFS partitions with enough space for the windows setup files)
I suggest a Linux Live disk (like the ubuntu installer) use gparted, remove any partitions on the drive and win10 setup should just see a drive with 100% unallocated space and create whatever partitions it needs.

Hope this is helpful.
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KiyoQuinten Posts 2 Registration date Saturday November 14, 2015 Status Member Last seen November 14, 2015
Nov 14, 2015 at 06:48 PM
Is there any videos that i could watch to help with that?
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825 > KiyoQuinten Posts 2 Registration date Saturday November 14, 2015 Status Member Last seen November 14, 2015
Nov 15, 2015 at 11:54 AM
Perhaps this one will help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8t2ZXOMGKY
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bradpitt3423 Posts 1 Registration date Monday February 29, 2016 Status Member Last seen February 29, 2016
Feb 29, 2016 at 02:57 AM
If it’s been less than a month since you upgraded to Windows 10, you can go back to your previous version of Windows by going to Settings > Update & security > Recovery and selecting either Go back to Windows 7 or Go back to Windows 8.1. This won't affect your personal files, but it will remove any apps you installed after the upgrade to Windows 10.
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