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Windows 7: Custom Driver Request - Win7 - HP Pavilion 15-b153nr

25 Aug 2013   #1
Reepime

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Custom Driver Request - Win7 - HP Pavilion 15-b153nr

I don't know if it will happen, but I'm hoping (fingers and toes crossed). I purchased a new laptop and unfortunately, it's running Win8 (ugh!). I've been trying to deal with 8, but there are SO many things that tick me off about it that I want to downgrade it to 7. I have the license key to do so, so it will be a legitimate downgrade, but I can't find drivers for Windows 7. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. I've included some of the system specs below. If you want/can help and want/need any further information, let me know, I'm pretty savvy with a computer and I can get it for you.

The biggest difficulty I think will be the drivers for the touchscreen, which isn't a necessity. If I can run Win7 and not have the touchscreen, I'll still do it. I just want to get off Win8.

HP Pavilion 15-b153nr Sleekbook 15
Product Number: D2W28UA#ABA

CPU: AMD A8-4555M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Graphics: (Integrated) AMD Radeon HD 7600G
System Board: 193B 87.0C
System Bios: F.1A
HDD: WDC WD75 00BPVT-60HXZT3 SATA Disk Device
Audio 1: IDT High Definition Audio CODEC
Audio 2: AMD High Definition Audio Device


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25 Aug 2013   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there ... Welcome to Seven Forums .. I had a Look at the Drivers for your Model On the HP website .. I did not see a Driver for the Touchscreen ... Windows should be able to get you most of the Drivers you need .. Any that are missing you should be able to use the Windows 8 Drivers .. You would need the Quick Launch Software for your Function keys . Before you start to do any thing I would make Recovery Discs .. If you need help with the Installation you can always make a post in that section . Where are Installation Experts would be able to guide you step by step
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25 Aug 2013   #3
Reepime

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I appreciate the quick response.

I've already created backup disks. That was the first thing I did. I'm going to try installing Win7 now and see how it goes.
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25 Aug 2013   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

I wish you good luck .. At least you have a way back if things do go pear shape
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25 Aug 2013   #5
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

Wait, when i reinstalled my Win 8 Lappy, It didn't have NEITHER wireless or Ethernet connection. The first thing i would do is back up your wireless driver
--hope its not too late
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26 Aug 2013   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Hmm the other option is to change the 8 to a 7 style start up menu. I have upgraded my main laptop and Sandy bridge and apart from a few minor changes one would never know you were not in 7.
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26 Aug 2013   #7
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
apart from a few minor changes one would never know you were not in 7.
when i got my win8 the first thing i noticed was no aero theme, it just wasn't the same for me, so i HAD to reinstall seven LOL, I'm a picky person
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26 Aug 2013   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redfang337 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
apart from a few minor changes one would never know you were not in 7.
when i got my win8 the first thing i noticed was no aero theme, it just wasn't the same for me, so i HAD to reinstall seven LOL, I'm a picky person
No probs Red I am not all that fussed on "bling" so hey horses for courses eh?

You might be interested in this if you haven't used it already Optimize Windows 7

John
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26 Aug 2013   #9
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

yeah, i think YOU recommended it to me LOL
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26 Aug 2013   #10
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redfang337 View Post
yeah, i think YOU recommended it to me LOL
There you go sillier than you thought eh?
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