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Can I reformat a new Win8 computer to run Win7

I reallylike Win 7 and need a new Laptop I have the complete win7 OS can I do the switch to 7 from 8 or are there motherboard issues etc.

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First you have to make sure your laptop is a laptop, not a pad.
Then enter the BIOS, if there's Launch CSM, change the value to Enabled.
and change Secure Boot Control to Disabled
Then use a start os to format your drive, and start installing win7, enjoy...

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Can I just put the win 7 Disc in and press akeywhen it boots and let the disc do the rest to install win7 thanx
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First you have to change the BIOS, make sure the PC starts from the Disk, Yes, you can do that.
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Yes you can switch them. I don't know what the process is, but you can switch them.

On the other hand, there ARE still new laptops that have Win7. You can also buy a refurbished laptop - it's cheaper and has gone through more rigorous inspection because it was originally sent back (but fixed now!)

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