1. Joined : Jan 2014
    Central West NSW Australia
    Posts : 413
    7 and 10 on various machines
       01 Dec 2014 #1

    A matter of curiosity


    I have just bought a new Asus ROG G750JM and getting it to accept 7 drivers without mucking around in the BIOS has made it only just usable - bog standard graphics and no USB ports etc etc
    Now a friend asked me why I didn't use the 8 it came with and my reason is because I don't like it that much unless it is run in 7 style and the HDD that came with it is an older type 5400 rpm spinner - very slow compared to the SSD and 7 I installed after removing that contraption.
    Besides Asus seem to have made this rig for using 8 and I am wondering if it is going to be hard to "downgrade" to 7 is it going to be easier to upgrade to 10 when it arrives without major alterations for example to the BIOS??
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       01 Dec 2014 #2

    I'll take a stab at this.. It might be that Asus didn't write Win7 drivers for that PC.
    Sounds silly but given it comes with WIn8.1 it's possible.

    Note: have you tried to use say, Classic Shell or Start8 to get the star menu to act like Win7??

    Jeff
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       01 Dec 2014 #3

    ...is it going to be easier to upgrade to 10 when it arrives without major alterations for example to the BIOS??
    I've installed all 3 of the W10 TP builds as they came out, and in each case, W10 had all the drivers for my system. I didn't have to do any alterations in the BIOS to get them to run properly.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 1,962
    Windows 7
       01 Dec 2014 #4

    For downgrading it may be wise if you follow thios tutorial:

    Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

    Upgrading to 10 (when the time comes) is probably the easier task.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       17 Aug 2015 #5

    wow


    I have the same machine and windows 10 works like a charm the only issue is the desktop icons that cant stay hidden .

    ex. every time I restart there right there again , i re-hide them again and again and again .....
    Last edited by knux10; 07 Sep 2015 at 10:39.
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