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Issues downgrading 8 to 7

  1. #11

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Phelps View Post
    One question that immediately comes to mind is -- if it's SO important that you run only Windows 7, why did your company knowingly purchase 76 PCs running Windows 8?

    Second question is what's SO important about running Windows 7 that Windows 8, which is already there, will not suffice?

    If the concern is with the new tiles-interface of Windows 8, that's something that can be changed "back" to a Windows 7-like menu-interface very easily. This would take a LOT less work than reinstalling 76 PCs.
    We use an electroinic health record system that isn't compatable so we CANNOT USE IT. They are not shipping 7 machines, I believe it was a pricing issue. I do not make the PO's. So, is there a standard windows 7 64 bit driver dvd that is available to download anywhere?

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  2. #12

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

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