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Win 7 on Win8 Laptop

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Example One:
    Using a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD, dual booting with a Pre-installed Windows 8.

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    Example Two:
    Using a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD, downgrading a Pre-installed Windows 8.

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    When I did get that screen it showed Windows 8 and Windows setup but got stuck on the loading screen.

    Why are people who downloaded from MSDN having a problem then?

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  2. #12


    I have two option in the Bios>System configuration>Boot options.

    Secure boot and
    Legacy boot.

    I am to disable secure boot, when I do that it enables legacy boot.Do I leave legacy boot enabled or disable it?If I disable Legacy Boot the boot order in the Legacy Boot section are greyed out.The UEFI ones remain active for selection even if the Secure Boot Is disabled.

    Even if I leave legacy boot enabled and go into the boot options when the laptop starts up(ESC+F9) I can see the UEFI boot options.Is this the right way to go about it?
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