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Windows 7: fMy friends accer computer willl not go back to win 8.1

23 Apr 2014   #1
slade1style

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
fMy friends accer computer willl not go back to win 8.1

someone tried to revert back to win 7 from win 8 with a torrent win 7 home premium it seem to me they must have tried to format the c drive and the sytem drive she has 5 in all but it say it must be done from a bootable disk which I have an 8.1 insytal but it will not load even makine dvd rom in bios so im stuck and dont know how to help her can some one lease help?


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23 Apr 2014   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Possibly if you use more than one sentence you problem can be understood better.
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23 Apr 2014   #3
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

slade1style, I am not sure exactly what you are asking. If you could make it more clear and detailed, we may be able to help you. But, if you have a UEFI BIOS, I believe you will have to make a USB Installation drive first (UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows)

Also see option 2 in this tutorial Secure Boot - Enable or Disable in UEFI
This may help also UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
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23 Apr 2014   #4
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Is this a PC that came with Windows 8 preinstalled?

If so you'll need to be able to boot the Windows 8 disk if its the same version as was on there. Follow this video: How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD, or tap the key given for Boot Menu on first screen.

Once you boot the disk, you'll need to figure out which is the OS partition or avoid installing to a partition which is known to have files on it if they are not backed up. If the files are backed up or not important then I would delete all partitions and create new ones during the Clean Install - Windows 8.

If it's a UEFI BIOS then you'll need to boot the DVD as a UEFI DVD in the Boot Menu choices.

Let us know the answers to each of these questions we've given you, and results of the steps you try. If you are patient and work with us then you will get it reinstalled.
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