Windows 10: Can i downgrade my windows 10 laptop in default back to windows 7? Solved

  1.    11 Jun 2016 #1

    Can i downgrade my windows 10 laptop in default back to windows 7?


    If so, can i run it on UEFI BIOS setting? Are there drivers of mine which supports also the windows 7?
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       11 Jun 2016 #2

    You didn't provide any information about your laptop.
    What is the make and full model number?

    As for Windows 7 and UEFI: How to Install Windows 7 Using the "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface" (UEFI)
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  3.    14 Jun 2016 #3

    Acer e5-473-p3nz
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       15 Jun 2016 #4

    There are no Windows 7 drivers, just Windows 8 and 10. You can try it and see what happens. Also, you would have to purchase a Windows 7 key to install with, no downgrade rights.

    Before dong so, please create an image backup of your current Windows 10 installation using Macrium Reflect to an external USB 3 hard drive ($60US). Then if things go wrong you can restore the image and be bback to Windows 10 in a half hour or less.

    May I ask why you want to go back to Windows 7? Windows 10 is a better OS and with some tweaking can be made to look and feel a lot like Windows 7.
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  5.    15 Jun 2016 #5

    Windows 10 is a much more secure OS than Windows 7 . Do you have a Windows 7 key ? If yes , do image backup first and then using Windows 10 Rollback Tool . You can also refer to this
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