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Windows 7: New Laptop for Windows 7

17 Apr 2016   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
New Laptop for Windows 7

I need to get a new laptop and wonder which one will allow me to remove Windows 10 and replace it with Windows 7. It should be at least a 15'' one with drivers available from the manufacture to support Windows 7. At one Dell offered Win 7 machines rather than Win 8 or 10 but they don't seem to do so anymore. I am willing to replace the HD with a new one on which I can install Win 7.

Does anyone have suggestions?

Thank you very much.

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17 Apr 2016   #2

Windows 7 Pro

The device drivers for Windows 10 or 8 could also be installed on Windows 7, but 32-bit drivers couldn't be installed on 64-bit OS, and 64-bit drivers couldn't be installed on 32-bit OS.

As Windows 7 doesn't support UEFI secure boot, so you need to change the boot mode from UEFI to Legacy and disable Secure Boot if you want to install Windows 7.
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17 Apr 2016   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit Desktops; Windows 7 Professional 64Bit Laptops

There are a number of W 7 machine from Dell, Lenovo and HP that are still in the warehouse. I have my preferences and others will offer theirs. If yo want great prices you can Google. Keep in mind that the next generation of W10 machines may be built with CPU specific drivers for W10 only - this is a Microsoft mandate, btw.
Good luck
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18 Apr 2016   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601

Same advice as jc836 before you hand over your money check the Dell website to make sure the computer has drivers you can download for Windows 7.

Also be aware that you may have to roll back the BIOS to an earlier version to even be able to install Windows 7.
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18 Apr 2016   #5

win7 professional 64 bit

If you want a Dell with win7, they make them. Today, I ordered a Latitude E5570 with win7 professinal 64 bit to replace my E5530 Latitude.
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18 Apr 2016   #6

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Most manufactures still sell win-7 machines you just have to go to the business sections to get them.
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