Can i install windows 7 on a laptop with windows 8?

Jan 29, 2020 1:50AM PST

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Re: install Windows 7
Jan 29, 2020 2:14AM PST

That depends. If you can find drivers for Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit, depending on what version you buy - Windows 7 isn't free) on, it should work.

Same for Windows 10 (which is free, so you don't need to buy it, you can just download it.

Note that both Windows 8 and Windows 10 are supported by Microsoft. Windows isn't any longer. Why do you want to switch to an unsupported OS?

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install Windows 7
Jan 29, 2020 2:19AM PST

I worked on it before, probably just got used to it, well, Windows 10 will probably slow down, my laptop is weak

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Why do you think that?
Jan 29, 2020 6:30AM PST

My best example of W10 on older machines was my mom's 2006 Dell e1505 with a 32bit dual core CPU, 1 GB RAM and an 120GB SSD.

Boot time to getting on the screen was just over 35 seconds.

Is your PC older than my mom's?

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Jan 31, 2020 4:32AM PST

Hello gays this is very informative post and thank you Mr Kees-B for sharing this information.

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About Windows
Feb 1, 2020 3:30AM PST

Hello to all MR Kees_B says right Windows 7 isn't free.

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Typically you would have problems.
Feb 3, 2020 11:55AM PST

Computer tend to be more upward compatible then backwards compatible. Your chances are better going to WIndows 10 than Windows 7.

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