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Help Need to Downgrade to WIN7 Error

post #1 of 20
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I bought a laptop but i get this error with every time i put windows 7 on it i have windows 8 on it but i hate it

Please help
Ps i used multiple different torrent same problem, im trying to boot via junk drive, i tried using virtual drive same problem at this point i want to throw the laptop, ive upgraded from vista to windows 7 on computer w/o problem idk i did the same thing
post #2 of 20
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Do I have to delete Windows 8 to install windows 7 because ive looked everywhere and tried multiple different things and i keep getting the bootsect error
post #3 of 20
You need a new ISO of the windows 7 you are trying to install. Check out Sean's SSD installation thread where you can download legit copies of windows 7 from Microsoft.

Also, why not just leave windows 8 on the machine and put a start menu replacement in place like Pokki or Start8?
 
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post #4 of 20
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idk if its me but windows 8 uses more then windows 7 hell i love my vista and ive thought of downloading it to it lol
post #5 of 20
Just put start8 on it and don't be so picky.
post #6 of 20
If it doesn't fix when running windows repair , then you need to check you install source . The ISO may be corrupt or missing a file etc.
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ive tried literally 6 different .iso and once of them was suppost to be like from microsoft as a 30 day trial
post #8 of 20
could you try disabling "Secure Boot" in Bios , then install Win 7

PS : Don't enable Secure Boot or win 7 wont boot
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post #9 of 20
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will try right away, and im not trying to be picky or stingy its just that i have drivers that wont load on windows 8 that i need for like my signal booster
post #10 of 20
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I got this after disabling secure boot so now what?
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