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Offline Oscar

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Windows 8 back to 7
« on: June 05, 2014, 01:10:00 AM »
Hi i have purchased a new laptop that has Windows 8 but i would like to go back to 7, computer hasn't been started yet.

How can i do this?

Also i would have to load the drivers for 7 how would i do this?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Windows 8 back to 7
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2014, 02:06:20 PM »
You are going to need a windows 7 key if you have one.

Then in the bios you have to turn off the efi, then once it is off boot off a usb drive that has the windows 7 install on it
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/html/pbPage.Help_Win7_usbdvd_dwnTool

Install 7. Then once up you need to get drivers. First driver you need is network so you can get online. If the manufacturer website doesnt list drivers for windows 7 then you can use my hardware identify program to get the name of the hardware and the ids and search for drivers based on those.

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