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Windows 7: Can i install Windows 7 over the top of Windows 8?

28 Nov 2012   #11

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Do all the oem's do that?

I doubt it.

If you buy with w8 PRO pre installed, you can in theory downgrade to w7 or Vista.

Are all the oem's going to be giving out dvd'd for the two os you can downgrade to?

I would be surprised.

Perhaps you have to request them from the oem specially.

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29 Nov 2012   #12

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I know HP/Compaq did with Vista Bus & Windows 7 Pro.
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