Removing W8 frrom new PC and installing W7

  ianjg3 16:49 16 Aug 2013
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Recently bought a new Medion PC with W8 installed. Big Mistake, can't get my head round it.

I would like to get rid of the W8 from the machine and install W7. I have a legit copy ready (off old PC). Is this possible? would appreciate any comments.

  BRYNIT 21:28 16 Aug 2013

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  ianjg3 22:02 16 Aug 2013

Thanks BRYNIT for your suggestion. I have been able to use the W7 look alike start although I can't say I'm happy with the whole process and would much prefer to discard W8 from the PC and install a complete W7. My problem is, will this be feasible or would I wreck my almost new PC (at the moment I'm using my second PC which has W7 installed). Originally in buying the new PC I thought it would be useful in keeping up with technology but I just can't get to grips with W8.

I did notice today that W8.1 is coming out in October with several modifications and if it was to be a major problem to do what I suggested an alternative may be to wait until October and see how 8.1 fits in.

  rdave13 22:23 16 Aug 2013

ianjg3 , use a search engine on Win 8.

This might help.

  ianjg3 14:04 17 Aug 2013

Many thanks Jock1e and rdave13 for your suggestions and taking the time to help. You give me more confidence in dealing with my problems and hopefully eliminating them.

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