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Downgrading to Windows 7 ISSUE!

  1. #11


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    I loaded the 32bit and the Harddisk got visible. Then i get back to Install now Screen. And clicked INSTALL NOW and selected 64 Bit Windows 7
    Where do you buy your Windows 7 x32 & Windows 7 x64 DVD's from?

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  2. #12


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    It was an Store. When i install. It shows Windows 7 x86 & Windows 7 x64. To choose from these two.
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  3. #13


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    Quote Originally Posted by Waiz View Post
    It was an Store. When i install. It shows Windows 7 x86 & Windows 7 x64. To choose from these two.
    That is not a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD or Windows 7x32 DVD.
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  4. #14


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    Windows 8


    What should I do? Is there any solution for the Blue Screen at the windows Logo time?
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  5. #15


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    Quote Originally Posted by Waiz View Post
    What should I do?
    You may like to get a DVD & license key from a good source like:

    Windows Download and Shop - Microsoft Windows
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  6. #16


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    Windows 8

    Recovery & Windows 8 ISSUES


    Hello.

    I'm facing 2 issues at the moment when i need my laptop the most.

    1. I bought HP Envy 6 1106TX sleekbook which came with pre-installed Windows 8. I wanted a clean install of Windows 7/8 over it.
    I bought the 7 DVD & Tried installing, it asked for 'Load Drivers' when i loaded the drivers, it said that 32bits are OK while 64Bit drivers must be Signed as Unsigned Drivers are not allowed.
    I go ahead with 32bit & deleted & made partition again. But I cannot install Windows 64 bit on it :/

    What's the issue? is it the Harddrive? Is UeFI/GPT & all locked into Harddrive? I buy a new Harddrive & it'll be fixed?

    2. Now there's nothing on my Laptop, So i tried recovery with my Recovery disks. The recovery was successful. But the issue now is that, now when after recovery, I turn on Laptop. the windows 8 Logo comes & the laptop restarts, and keeps restarting.

    NOTE:
    i had turned on Legacy Enabled & turned off Secure Boot, Because if they were on, My external optical drive not available in Drive options.

    Your help would be alot appreciated.

    Thanks
    Last edited by Brink; 18 Mar 2013 at 11:39. Reason: Moved to original thread
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    NOTE:
    i had turned on Legacy Enabled & turned off Secure Boot, Because if they were on, My external optical drive not available in Drive options.
    Set the UEFI/BIOS firmware to LOAD DEFAULT SETTINGS.
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  8. #18


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    I did LOAD DEFAULT SETTINGS in bios. But where is UEFI?
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  9. #19


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    Quote Originally Posted by Waiz View Post
    I did LOAD DEFAULT SETTINGS in bios. But where is UEFI?
    If you have UEFI, then there should be a BIOS mode sort of option--where you choose legacy BIOS or UEFI.
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