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Windows 7: Downgrading from Windows 8 to windows 7

31 Jan 2014   #1
AtulKarche

windows 8 x32bit
 
 
Downgrading from Windows 8 to windows 7

Hi My Name Atul Karche i perches the hp envy m6 1103tx that comes with windows 8 license copy
but i want to downgrade from windows 8 to windows 7:
when i install windows 7 in to hp envy m6 1103tx
the installation go normal until the end
but when it Restart for the finalize setup it give's me Massage “Windows Setup could not configure Windows on
this computer’s hardware”
i try all-most all setting plz give me the guide's for this problem
plzz Help me
plzzzzzzz


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31 Jan 2014   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Atul, Welcome to Seven forums.

Regarding the error that you are getting, read this ?Windows Setup could not configure Windows on this computer?s hardware? installation error on a Windows 7-based or a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer.

In the above link, check out the option
Quote:
Change the BIOS hard disk drive setting to AHCI or IDE
Also, a small slide show to show how to downgrade from Win 8 to Win 7

How To Downgrade From Windows 8 To Windows 7
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31 Jan 2014   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote:
i want to downgrade from windows 8 to windows 7:
YES & NO, down to your UEFI/BIOS firmware setting.

As this a OEM manufacturer's PC with Pre-installed Windows 8.

1) Downgrade to Windows 7.
Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
Warning you must have the UEFI/BIOS firmware setting in Step Three set.

Make sure you read the NOTE at Step three.

2) If Using a USB Pen drive on a PC with a UEFI BIOS.
USB Pen drive need to be formatted to FAT32 as in
UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
Take note of Step 11 for Windows 7.
Also you will need to use a USB 2.0 port, as there are no USB 3.0 drivers in Windows 7.


You will need to buy Windows 7.
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31 Jan 2014   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AtulKarche View Post
i try all-most all setting plz give me the guide's for this problem
All the help you need is to stick with 8 and install Start8 or Classic Shell

It turnzzz Win8zzz into Win 7zzzz

ezzziest anzzzer
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31 Jan 2014   #5
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AtulKarche View Post
i try all-most all setting plz give me the guide's for this problem
All the help you need is to stick with 8 and install Start8 or Classic Shell

It turnzzz Win8zzz into Win 7zzzz

ezzziest anzzzer
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2014   #6
AtulKarche

windows 8 x32bit
 
 

Thank u Archer for this solution
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03 Feb 2014   #7
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AtulKarche View Post
Thank u Archer for this solution
Did you resolve the issue? If yes, you can mark this as solved.
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