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downloading and installing windows 7 on a preinstalled 8.1


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How can I download windows 7 from the internet and install on my computer that came with windows 8.1 preinstalled. I need help. I am taking a class that I have to have windows 7
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 8.1
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    HP Envoy dv6 notebook
    Memory
    6 gb
    Cooling
    hp cool sense
    Internet Speed
    2.60
    Browser
    chrome
    Antivirus
    norton

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 9926
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Gateway GT5404
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 @ 2.66 GHz
    Motherboard
    Intel D945GCL
    Memory
    4GB PC2 6400 @ 800 MHz CL 6-6-6-18
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI GTX660 TF3 2GB
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Gateway FPD1975W
    Screen Resolution
    1440 x 900
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 850 EVO 120GB SSD / WD 500GB
    PSU
    Corsair HX750
    Case
    OEM
    Cooling
    OEM
    Keyboard
    Gateway KB-0401
    Mouse
    Gateway MOAKUO
    Internet Speed
    Verizon Quantum Gateway 60 / 60
    Browser
    Chrome / IE11
    Antivirus
    MSE / Defender / MBAM

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Clean Install Windows 7 with UEFI in dv6-7215nr - HP Support Forum - 3681272

If the instructions are too difficult, then...

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2899-vmware-player-install-windows-8-a.html

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If you don't have Windows 7 64-bit ISO image.

[Direct Download Links] Genuine Windows 7 RTM with SP1 ISO (32-bit and 64-bit) - AskVG

DISCLAIMER: The download links given in this topic are genuine and absolutely legal. You should have a valid product key with you to be able to install Windows 7 using these ISO files. If you don't enter a product key, Windows will run only for 30 days.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo G580
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-3230M
    Memory
    8 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender, standard user account
    Other Info
    UEFI firmware (BIOS) embedded Windows 8 product key.