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Can I Replace Windows 8 On My New Computer?
Posted By cynthia On November 26, 2013 @ 11:24 AM In Windows 8 | Comments Disabled
You guys keep talking about Windows 8 and I have a question. If I purchase a new computer, it will have Windows 8 installed. I do not want any part of Windows 8. Can I install my copy of Windows 7 in that new computer? Thanks in advance.
Bill, you could make sure to buy a computer with Windows 8.1 Pro installed. You would then be able to downgrade to Windows 7 Pro if needed and upgrade back to Windows 8 later. You could also have a computer custom-built with Windows 7 as the operating system. Or you could choose to remove Windows 8.1 completely from your new computer (along with everything else on the drive) and install a new copy of Windows 7. You probably won’t be able to use the a copy of Windows 7 that you have already installed on a previous computer. So basically, you’ll end up paying twice for an operating system.
How about giving Windows 8.1 a try? It is a pretty good operating system. It just looks a little different than what you are used to, but it has some fantastic features.
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