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Windows 7: Remove 10 and install 7

4 Weeks Ago   #1
truckinguy

Win7 64 Bit
 
 
Remove 10 and install 7

Remove win 10 and install is what I want to do. I hate 10. I got a 2018 XPS 13 with10..can't stand and don't need 10. so many issues with what I want to do.

How can I get and install win 7 pro? I'll get the touch option in 7 as I have touch screen.


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Microsoft stopped providing Windows 7 some time ago so you will have to source a copy of Windows 7 from the ever decreasing "New Old Stock" that is available from a few honest suppliers, and a lot of dishonest ones.

If your New Dell will run Windows 7 - check that the model you have has all the correct drivers available for windows 7 - Dell models that were previously supplied with Windows 7 should be OK but newer models may well not be suitable.

[If you have a system that has been supplied with Windows 7 in the past, you could see if Dell would supply you with a copy at a reasonable charge, Although you may find that their contracts with Microsoft preclude this for non enterprise volume customers]

As with everything as items get rarer the price increases - if you can find a copy be prepared to pay several hundred Dollars/Pounds/Euros for a new shrink wrapped OEM copy, Retail copies are like rocking horse droppings, unless you could find one in a small Independent "mom & Pop" store

Basic touch options are available in Windows 7 as standard, one of the reasons that the taskbar icons were larger than previous versions but don't expect modern touch controls like gesture controls for zooming etc.
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Retail copies are like rocking horse droppings
My dear Dad used to say that [the correct version of course]!
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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4 Weeks Ago   #5
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Can you give us the specs of your new computer?
Installing win 7 on new MoBo isn't that easy as Win 7 installation disk doesn't have the needed drivers. 7UPDATER can add the drivers to Win 7 installation disk.

It seems that your XPS 13 has latest Intel chipset and CPU (8th gen - Coffee Lake). It will be very hard to install Win 7 as there are no drivers for it.

Win 7 has no support for touch screens.
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