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Windows 7: Install win 7 on hp 260 - p026

08 Dec 2016   #1
natchezjohn

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
Install win 7 on hp 260 - p026

Cause I HATE windows 10 and really like Win 7: I bought an hp 260-p026 (win 10 preinstalled) wiped hd and attempted to install win 7. Disabled safe boot and enabled Legacy because I can't find how to get dvd drive as boot option with UEFI .Booting to dvd drive with Legacy installation does not recognize mouse and key board. What to do?


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08 Dec 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Wow, talk about hasty, you should have pulled the drive and bought another to install 7 on

Just create a usb installer with usb 3.0 integrated drivers, most manufacturers have the software, did you look at HP ?

No 2.0 ports on that thing ?

Looks like you may be reinstalling 10, it`s not that bad after you customize it, did you even give it a chance ?

Does it have a boot menu, use that and there should be 2 choices, a uefi dvd boot and a non uefi dvd boot, but that`s not gonna help your keyboard and mouse issue, there are no usb 3.0 drivers in the Windows 7 installer.
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08 Dec 2016   #3
natchezjohn

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Using usb 2 ports
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08 Dec 2016   #4
natchezjohn

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

BTW upgraded to win 10 on old pc. Gave it a good look and reverted to win 7. I think 10 is virus!
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08 Dec 2016   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Then there`s no reason the keyboard and mouse won`t work.
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08 Dec 2016   #6
natchezjohn

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Then there`s no reason the keyboard and mouse won`t work.
But they don't work. They DO work with a win 10 install disk.
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08 Dec 2016   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Then they can`t be in a black usb 2.0 port.
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08 Dec 2016   #8
natchezjohn

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

There may be driver issues that are present on win 10 disk but not on win 7 disk
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08 Dec 2016   #9
natchezjohn

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

I'm not in trouble as I could reinstall win 10 but wish to have win 7
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08 Dec 2016   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by natchezjohn View Post
There may be driver issues that are present on win 10 disk but not on win 7 disk

What are you talking about ?
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