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Windows 7: I can't install Windows 7

06 Feb 2016   #1
adimix

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 
I can't install Windows 7

Hello Guys!
This is my first post on this forum.
I bought a new laptop and I need to install my CAD software for interior design.
After installation it seems that the software is not fully functional
I contact software support and they said I need to install it on Windows 7.
My Clevo N150RD came with preinstalled Win 10 Home.
I have a full retail version of Windows 7 two disc 64 & 32 bit.
I tried to installed it with no sucess.
When system try to boot, it freeze on black screen with no complete Windows logo. I also attached my screen.
I've contacted the laptop retailer (scan UK) and the said that this laptop is not compatible with Win 7 due to drivers.
After my research I found that the Sager (which is Clevo) has drivers for my computer for Windows 7.
I presume that the issue here will be drivers but I'm not a pro with this.
Could you help please!
Thanks.




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06 Feb 2016   #2
xse

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Did you turn on legacy/CSM/BIOS mode?
If you didn't, windows 7 won't work.

If you want to know how to turn it on, just search online, there will be many tutorials to help you do it.
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06 Feb 2016   #3
adimix

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

Hi
Thanks for quick respond.
I have not idea how to do that.
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06 Feb 2016   #4
xse

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

When it does that press the escape button, then look around the eufi settings until you find legacy/csm mode or something like that, then enable it.
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06 Feb 2016   #5
adimix

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

This is a option I do see in BIOS:


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06 Feb 2016   #6
adimix

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

Next


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06 Feb 2016   #7
adimix

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

Actually the photos are other way around
Sorry!
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06 Feb 2016   #8
adimix

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

So I have disable the UEFI and I get this screen when windows installation starts

When UEFI is enable I can't boot from DVD/CD disk.


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06 Feb 2016   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You need to do a little preparation in win-10 before you'll be able to possibly install 7
In your bios disable Fast or quick startup in the boot section I believe = this might help

But ultimately you need to do it in win-10 too probably
Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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06 Feb 2016   #10
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Go to uefi settings and show what is there.
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