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Windows 10 roll back to windows 8 help

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    Windows 10 roll back to windows 8 help


    I have a HP laptop that had the Windows 10 upgrade applied to it. The user decides he does not want Windows 10 anymore as some of his software has stopped working and wants to go back to Windows 8.1.

    So I look at doing the roll back and the it says he can only go back to Windows 7. He says he has upgraded to Windows 8 from 7 and then to 10.

    Can he only go back to Windows 7 and then will have to upgrade back to 8?

    Thanks

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    Windows 10


    Click image for larger version

    -or-

    How to download and clean install Windows 8.1 -> link

    Note: This Windows 8.1 installation media accepts Windows 8/8.1 product keys, both OEM and retail (for example, "Windows 8 Pro $15/$40 Upgrade Offer" product key).
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    I have that screen but it says windows 7 not windows 8.
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    Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by designwebs View Post
    I have that screen but it says windows 7 not windows 8.
    > OPTION ONE <

    Step One:

    Select "Go back to Windows 7".

    Step Two:

    Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8
    -or-
    Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8.1

    Upgrade Install to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

    Upgrade from: Windows 7 To: Windows 8
    - You keep your Windows settings, personal files, and applications

    Upgrade from: Windows 7 To: Windows 8.1
    - You keep your personal files only

    > OPTION TWO <

    How to download and clean install Windows 8.1 -> link
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Windows 10 roll back to windows 8 help
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