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Windows 7: How to run Windows 8 like windows 7?

02 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7
How to run Windows 8 like windows 7?

I am going to buy a new desktop computer.
New computers come with windows 8.
Is there anyway to bend windows 8 like windows 7.
Please advise me how to run it like windows 7.

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02 Dec 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Take a look at those app's.
Start Menu - Restore in Windows 8
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02 Dec 2013   #3

Windows 7 32 bit

If you are mainly concerned with the old Start Menu, replacements are out there. But if you really like Windows Seven Glass, you can't get there from here. Windows 8 even with custom themes can't hold a candle to W7.

I'm running W8 on a Laptop. Seems to run fine. And with Pin To Taskbar, Pin To Start and FARR launcher I don't have problems running programs. But I do miss the Windows Glass and composition. Especially since I busted my ass to add glass support to some of my programs. Now it's just chucked aside!!! Jeez.
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02 Dec 2013   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

hummer7 does your supplier of the new computer give you a option to have Windows 7 installed instead of Windows 8.
If not I would look around and see other suppliers.
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02 Dec 2013   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

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02 Dec 2013   #6
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