I want to reinstall Windows Vista.

Original title: unauthorized Windows 7.

is my new hard drive came with unauthorized windows 7. How to remove it? I want to reinstall Vista.

Hi SusanRowe,

There is really no need to delete, prior to a new installation of Windows Vista. If there are important files, you need to keep, save an external storage device... CD DVD or USB key.

Back up your files.

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/back-up-your-files

How to perform a clean installation of Windows Vista.

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/installing-and-reinstalling-Windows-Vista#section_2

Installing Windows: Frequently asked questions.

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/installing-Windows-frequently-asked-questions

I hope this helps.

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