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Windows 7: Change from Win 8 to Win 7 on Laptop

28 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x7 pcs
Change from Win 8 to Win 7 on Laptop


There are many having a lot of problems with this but i have now a problem i cant google my way to help.
After installing Win7 ultimate x64. windows won't launch.
Bios Start and when windows is supposed to launch it restart. and continue in a infinity loop.
I feel there is something more to be done in Bios, or i did something wrong under install.
I have done this before with success( not in this computer )

Computer: Acer Aspire V3 771G
What i have done:
In bios i changed to Legasy BIOS and disable secure boot. also disable quite boot

Under install:
I did it normaly except i followed this little thing:
"At first installer screen Press Shift + F10 to open a Command Box, type:

SEL DIS 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SIZE=102400 (for 100gb partition, adjust as desired)

Let me know if there is something else i could be doing.
Can't find any logic adjustment i Bios.


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28 Aug 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x7 pcs

I have now tested to do everything once again to see if i did something wrong.
Unfortunately it did not help.

The result is the same.
Bios launch and then restart after Bios screen is gone.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2014   #3


Where did you get the WIn7 installation media? How is it burned or written to stick?

Try installing to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with by booting the media as a UEFI device, then deleting all partitions during install.

What are all settings choices for UEFI, CSM, Legacy BIOS, Secure Boot in BIOS setup? Pictures will help.
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29 Aug 2014   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x7 pcs

Hi gregrocker

This is an old Win 7 ulti x64 dvd. ( 2010 or something )
I did install on another computer the same day and worked fine.(but that laptop got win 7 from before)

I will look into the link you gave me to see if this fix the problem.

The choices is:
Boot mode: UEFI / Legacy bios
Secure boot: Enable/disable: Then i have 3 options:
1.Erase all secure boot settings an UEFI file as trusted for executing
3.restore to factory default

thanks for the tip and i will look into it.
If there is something else i can do let me know.

Thanks in advance
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2014   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x7 pcs

Ok, Just informing what happend.

I followed your link and installed it with USB.
Worked like a charm, except i could not use the ISO i made from my DVD.
I might done something wrong, but what i did was download a updated copy and used that.
Now its working as intended.
I have still Legacy BIOS Avtivated and secure boost is disabled.

Thanks for the help here.
Much appreciated.
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