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Windows 7: problem to install seven

28 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
problem to install seven

I bought a PC with Windows 8 preinstalled. However, wanting to win 7 install, I formatted my drive and I realize that I can not install win7 on a GPT disk. or my HDD is already formatted. What to do? I need help

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28 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 8 Pro x64/Windows Vista Ultimate x86 SP2

Boot to a Linux Ubuntu live CD, and format the HD to NTFS.
Using GParted in Ubuntu LiveCD - YouTube
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28 Dec 2012   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Follow this tutorial:
Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
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29 Dec 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP


If you run into problems with Theog's excellent tutorial showing how to turn off Win8 PC's Secure Boot to install in UEFI mode, you can also Bypass UEFI to Install WIn7
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29 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

If you don't have a spare Windows 7 license I wonder if providing Windows 7 functionality with appropriate third party software would suit most people?
I thought there was a tutorial on this?
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29 Dec 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP


Not yet.
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