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HP Envy Dv6 725 won't run windows 7? (buying tomorrow please help asap)

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September 5, 2013 9:06:00 AM

http://h20386.www2.hp.com/CanadaStor...=ABL&sel=PCNB&

Guy is selling this brand new for 500, so its a good deal, but he claims HP support told him windows 7 wont work.
Sounds to me like they are all noobs, I see no reason for this to be the case unless the laptop is outdated.

Here is another site that offers drivers, but as you'll notice there is no windows 7 support for the chipset, and the graphics card doesn't list the correct model:

http://www.driversdownloader.com/hp-...ca-notebook-pc


What do you think? Thanks!

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a b D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
September 5, 2013 9:53:15 AM

It happens. Large manufacturers like that aren't interested in supporting multiple OSs for laptops. They validate what they load up works and that's what they support.

I have a laptop from 2007 that still has hosed up sound in Win 7 since it came with Vista and they didn't realease a driver.

Sometimes there are workarounds but it's a crapshoot.
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September 6, 2013 10:12:01 PM

a 500$ laptop that cant run windows 7 is not a good deal.
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