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Replace Laptop preinstalled Windows 10 with Windows 7

andy7088 125 June 9, 2016 at 10:29 AM More Costco Wholesale Deals
I really like Windows 7 and it runs much faster and smoother for me than Windows 10. Also, I am very familiar with Windows 7 interface and a lot of applications I use are not compatible with Windows 10. Is there a way that I can replace the preinstalled Windows 10 on my new laptop with Windows 7? Are the new hardware compatible with Windows 7 (The new laptop is i7-6700HQ, 16 GB DDR4 RAM, and 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M)?
I bought it here: http://m.costco.com/Acer-V15-Nitr...79065.html
I don't have a Windows 7 product key but I can buy one. I really appreciate you reading and answering these questions!

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Windows 7 won't be faster on the machine you bought. What programs, most are actually compatible.

You could try installing windows 7 but chances are you would have driver issues and like Jkee said it's not a model that officially suppports it so it's just not a good idea.

You could run Windows 7 in a VM but that's not a great option either most likely.

Your best bet is to return the machine and buy one from this list if you absolutely NEED windows 7 and not just don't like it etc. http://www.zdnet.com/article/here...windows-7/
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I agree with LiquidRetro.
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Windows 10 definitely runs much faster then Windows 7 on the same hardware.

This is due to a number of optimizations that Microsoft has made since.

Also, what are some applications that you use that aren't compatible with Windows 10?
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Getting Win7 drivers is the most difficult part.
Installing Win7 is a piece of cake using Daz's Loader.
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