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windows 7 downgrade Help!!!!

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    windows 7 downgrade Help!!!!


    Hi guys im new to the forum but im looking for a bit of help ie recently downgraded from windows 8 to 7 and i now have the problem of missing drivers which are ethernet adapters and bus controllers im thinking they are still with windows 8 as i didnt do a clean install but can i wipe windows 8 and re-install 7 and hae the drivers in place.Im not to clued up on this but ive got a general idea any help would be appreciated

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    Your issue is discussed in great detail in the two threads below. Good luck:

    Downgrading to Windows 7

    Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
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    What is the full model number please? Something like zd7000 CTO or zd7001US.

    My recommendation would be to go back to Windows 8 and install Classic Shell so you boot to the Desktop and have a Start button like Windows 7 had. This also leave you the Metro interface and apps to play with when you want.
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