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Problem downgrading to windows 7

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    Windows 8

    Problem downgrading to windows 7

    I read the guide on how to do a downgrade, and did everything i was suppose to. But when i insert my USB and restart my computer is loading the Windows 7 installation files from the usb, but then it comes up with an error. it says cant find winload.efi, in the system32 map.. But i checked and it is in that map when i boot up.. What do i do?

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Try booting the Windows 7 x64 DVD in UEFI mode.

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Problem downgrading to windows 7
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