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Windows 7: cant install windows 7 in the preinstalled windows 8 laptop

09 Jan 2015   #81
gregrocker

 

Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7


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09 Jan 2015   #82
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Thanks Greg I was beginning to wonder what was required as luckyguy first wanted an upgrade?
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09 Jan 2015   #83
gregrocker

 

Windows 7 is an Upgrade from Windows 8.
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10 Jan 2015   #84
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Windows 7 is an Upgrade from Windows 8.
Absolutely Greg 8 probably being the second worst piece of software put out by Microsoft behind that Vista thing
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18 Jan 2015   #85
jxker

pear linux, win 7 64, win 7 64
 
 

Thanks again, this method is flawless, I have come back here a number of times and "upgraded" to win 7 on a number of client computers, typically once I find an wireless driver the rest is history, some say you should get the drivers prior to formatting but that removes all the stress and urgency !!!!
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18 Jan 2015   #86
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jxker View Post
Thanks again, this method is flawless, I have come back here a number of times and "upgraded" to win 7 on a number of client computers, typically once I find an wireless driver the rest is history, some say you should get the drivers prior to formatting but that removes all the stress and urgency !!!!
Mmm jxker mate wait until you hit a new Asus ROG laptop then the fun really begins - just a heads up I have just bought one and to get any drivers for 7 you will need to update the BIOS before you can do anything much except the wifi which is 7 & 8 - good old Asus wouldn't swap them for quids
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20 Jan 2015   #87
RMArko

Croatia
 
 

Hi guys,

Here's my question. I've got a small Laptop, Asus F200CA-KX090H and a small problem with Win 7 instalation.

I've tried to do it by disabling Fast boot, Secure Boot Control and Enabling CSM.
When I try to install Win at partition setting I get error "Windows cannot be installed to this disk..." because of the GPT partition.

Maybe it's a long way, but could I use this method to install it?

Thanks.
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20 Jan 2015   #88
gregrocker

 

Are you booting the installation media as a UEFI device? If UEFI boot choices are not present you can try disabling CSM to see if they appear if you're sure you have a good installation DVD or have formatted the flash stick correctly for UEFI.

If flash media is formatted using only Option One for UEFI to GPT disk in UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows ?
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20 Jan 2015   #89
RMArko

Croatia
 
 

Thank you, I was just thinking about going through that guide which you have posted.

Interesting fact is that I have 7 stock partitions created..
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22 Jan 2015   #90
RMArko

Croatia
 
 
Solved!

Just to let you know, I managed to install it after formatting.


Thanks m8!
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