Windows 8 Downgrade Rights Advice

  KW2K 22:35 02 Dec 12
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Hi ! I have bought a new Laptop and it has Windows 8 installed. Does anyone know if it can be downgraded to Windows 7 ? I do not like Win 8!!

Any advice much appreciated !

Regards !

  KW2K 22:59 02 Dec 12

Hi dr yes, That article made interesting reading..! I have a Win 7 Disc(Not Upgrade)which I will try and see if it installs or not, that's after creating a System restore disc for Win 8 first :-)

Regards.

  Forum Editor 07:27 03 Dec 12

I strongly urge you to give Windows 8 some time before considering a downgrade.

Once you get used to the tiled interface it's not that much different from Windows 7, but it's considerably faster. You can use the familiar desktop view with one click of the mouse, and the shut-down procedure is easy, once you get into the habit. Overall I much prefer Windows 8.

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