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Windows 7: Want to install Windows 7 BIOS over Windows 10 UEFI w/o losing data

04 Jan 2017   #11
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

There`s no such thing as Home Pro

Windows 7 is either Home Premium or Professional

Windows 10 is either Home or Pro


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04 Jan 2017   #12
DBX

Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit, Windows 8.1 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks. I made the correction. Home Premium is what I meant. The "professional" home version.
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05 Jan 2017   #13
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

If it's custom factory OEM install media, it will only work if there is a Windows 7 SLIC table in the BIOS. No SLIC table, no activation. If that device never shipped from the factory with Windows 7 preinstalled, it almost certainly won't have a SLIC table for Windows 7. Plus as mentioned, the only way to do this is to clean install Windows 7 wiping out Windows 10. There is no way to retain the currently installed programs. The current Windows 10 key, will not work in Windows 7, no way no how.
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05 Jan 2017   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

From post #12

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DBX View Post
Thanks. I made the correction. Home Premium is what I meant. The "professional" home version.
So we don't get caught in work games.

Their is no such thing as The Professional Home version.

It's either Windows 7 Home Premium.
Or Windows 7 Professional.

Two different versions of Windows 7 operating systems.
Two different COA keys to activate with.

Jack
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05 Jan 2017   #15
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

One thing I am thankful for, is that Microsoft dropped all those confusing versions with Windows 8 and 10. And went with just Home and Pro on the consumer side.
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06 Jan 2017   #16
DBX

Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit, Windows 8.1 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
From post #12



So we don't get caught in work games.

Their is no such thing as The Professional Home version.

It's either Windows 7 Home Premium.
Or Windows 7 Professional.

Two different versions of Windows 7 operating systems.
Two different COA keys to activate with.

Jack
Yes - I know this. I do this for a living. My original response was a typo on my part, which was pointed out, and corrected. I just wanted to have fun with it.

There is no such thing as a "Home Professional' Version. So we are on the same page.
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