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recovry drive formatted..help me..:-(

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    Window 8

    recovry drive formatted..help me..:-(


    I was trying to install window7 in my HP Pavalion 15(Window8). When i installing window seven this msg come forwrd "Window cannot b install in this pastition. BPT partition style" Now i formate recovery drive by mistake.... and laptop does not open.. it is just showing dignosting... and nothing happen... please help me

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


    Welcome to EightForums

    Is this a OEM manufacturer's PC with Pre-installed Windows 8?

    1) Downgrade to Windows 7.
    Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
    Warning you must have the UEFI/BIOS firmware setting in Step Three set.

    Make sure you read the NOTE at Step three.

    2) If Using a USB Pen drive on a PC with a UEFI BIOS.
    USB Pen drive need to be formatted to FAT32 as in
    UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
    Take note of Step 11 for Windows 7.
    Also you will need to use a USB 2.0 port, as there are no USB 3.0 drivers in Windows 7.


    You will need to buy Windows 7.

    my HP Pavalion 15(Window8).
    As you have a HP, you need to install Windows 7 in Legacy mode, which will delete all partitions.

    Have you made the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?
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    Window 8


    Sir i have tried to install window 7 in Legacy Mode Enable... bt all drives show dynamic type and when i select a drive to install window it say. "window cannot b install in Disk0 Partion E. GPT Partition style" and it is showing dynamic type in drives list... what should i do.
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    Step 6B. In the tutorial above.
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    Window 8


    sir how can i open Diskpart list.... and i wanna convert drives in MBR so window 7 install easily
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    Sir. is this take too much time in DISKPART> clean all ...???
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    Clean All take a long time, use CLEAN.
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    Window 8


    Thank u sir now window 7 installing is in progress.... :-):-):-):-)
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recovry drive formatted..help me..:-(
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