Lenovo Y500 Downgrade to Windows 7

I just bought a Lenovo Y500 laptop 2 days ago and I want to downgrade to Windows 7. I have a retail copy of Windows 7 Ultimate (x64). What will I have to do to downgrade to Windows 7 without any problems.

My Lenovo Y500 specs:
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT750M 2GB GDDR5
CPU: 3rd Gen-Intel Core i7 2.4GHz
Storage: 1TB HDD
Optical: DVD Burner
RAM: 8GB of Memory 1600MHz
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  1. Why not just install Start 8 or Classic Shell to make Win 8 look and function like a better, faster version of Windows 7?

    To downgrade you will have to reformat the drive and install Win 7, possibly install drivers, etc..
  2. You will also need to make some BIOS adjustments (disabling secure boot and other Windows 8 features in the BIOS)
  3. Snipergod87 said:
    You will also need to make some BIOS adjustments (disabling secure boot and other Windows 8 features in the BIOS)


    Lets say that I have all the settings in the BIOS adjustment and try to install Windows 7 and it does not end well. How would I recover my image backup of Windows 8 back into my computer (back to factory settings)?
  4. You would either need Windows 8 install disks or backup your drive
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