1.    05 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
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    Windows 10

    Downgrade without backup

    I recently purchased a Hp Pavillion laptop pre-installed with Windows 10. I like Windows 10 because it is simple and to the point. However, I am interested in using certain software like StarDock & such, but it is not compatible with Windows 10. Since my computer came pre-installed with Windows 10 I cannot "revert". I have a Windows 7 iso on my computer & I have tried multiple times to run Windows 7. I ran the installer, it prompted me to restart my computer. and there were two bootable options, Windows 10 & Windows setup. Any suggestions?

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  2.    05 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 2,014
    Windows 7

    Easiest would be to run Win 7 in a virtual partition - e.g. with VMware Player. Here is an installation tutorial - the example uses Zorin (an Ubuntu derivative) but the steps are the same for any guest OS.

    VMware Player - Install and Setup Zorin - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3.    05 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    windows 10 Home threshold2

    StarDock not compatible ?
    Have you check the latest on StartDock ?
    I believe they have made their products compatible with Win 10.

    P.S. You are willing to give up Windows 10 just because you want to run StarDock ? Is it wise ?
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