Solved down grading to win 7 Tags: Aspire Laptops Windows 8 Last response: August 16, 2013 9:27 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share luvsmebike August 16, 2013 7:21:05 AM hi. I have an acer aspire v3-571 it came with windows 8 and thekey imbedded in the bios. I iwanted to put windows 7 on it. would there be a problem doing that. or wll it only eccept win 8. many thanks Barry More about : grading win Reply to luvsmebike Best solution Emerald a b D Laptop a b * Windows 8 August 16, 2013 7:24:48 AM disable secure boot in the BIOS and you should be able to install and run Win7 Reply to Emerald Share christiangordon August 16, 2013 7:25:20 AM If you have Windows 7 DVD and the Key you can manually install it or if your computer came with the downgrade DVD you can use that. Reply to christiangordon m 0 l Related resources Upgrade to PRo or down grade to Win7 Pro - Forum Down grading to XP from W7 compatibilty - Forum Window 7 down grading from 64 bit to 32 bit archtecture - Forum Blue screen full of bla bla caused an unexpected shut down win7 - Forum Down grading an OS - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer luvsmebike August 16, 2013 7:47:39 AM Emerald said:disable secure boot in the BIOS and you should be able to install and run Win7 Many thanks for your prompt reply. And solving my question. Regs Barry Reply to luvsmebike m 0 l hang-the-9 a c 205 D Laptop August 16, 2013 9:27:03 AM That model had Win 7 drivers, will run it with no problems, you just need to buy a Win 7 disk with a license key. Reply to hang-the-9 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedI shut down my Win 7 pc and s%$* flew at RANDOM!! Forum Down graded from 8.1 to windows 7, Hp g7 2269 laptop Forum SolvedWin7 PC shutting down Forum Solvedafter shut down Win7 opens in safe mode Forum 2 update KB packs slow down my Win7 64 pro boost time Forum Should I let my HD spin down and up in Win7? Forum win 7 64 bit machine by HP. All of a sudden will not shut down Forum win 7 got slowed down suddenly Forum Solved5850 break down Win7 64 Forum SolvedWin 7 Loading Screen & HDD shuts down? HELP! Forum Computer won't shut down (Win 7) Forum Win7 Randomly Shuts Down Forum Down grading os Forum shut down win 7 not working Forum I am running WIN7 OS Nvidia 5200 AGP card. I up graded to a GeForce6200 256MB D Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !