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Windows 7: Attempting to install W7 on Dell XPS

07 Aug 2017   #11

Windows 7 64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
What we are telling you is that installing Win 7 on it isn't an easy task.
- Does the XPS came with only the M.2 drive or it has a HDD?
- You should, as I wrote on post #6 and Fireberd also suggested, restore win 10 (factory restore) and do a M.2 disk Image on an external disk. If something goes wrong, you can restore as it came from Dell.
- To create a Win 7 installation disk for a M.2 nvme drive isn't a simple task. Read my tutorial.

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07 Aug 2017   #12

Windows 10 64 bit

The Dell backup reinstall drive (Flash Drive) procedure that came with my new Inspiron Laptop with an M.2 drive allows restoring to the M.2 drive if needed.
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07 Aug 2017   #13

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