Solved Downgrade from Win 7 to Vista w/Recovery disks?... Tags: Data Recovery Downgrade Windows Vista Windows 7 Last response: October 10, 2012 1:08 AM in Windows 7 Share ckmckee October 3, 2012 5:12:11 PM Due to software incompatibility, I would like to downgrade from Windows 7 to Vista. I have the original recovery disks. Will I be able to do this using the recovery disks without any problems? Any info. or thought are appreciated. Thanks More about : downgrade win vista recovery disks Best solution COLGeek a c 253 $ Windows 7 October 3, 2012 5:17:09 PM When you use the recovery disks, all info on the hard drive will be deleted. It will be a "fresh" install of Vista. Make sure you back up your documents before you install the recovery disks. Good luck! Share alvine a b $ Windows 7 October 3, 2012 5:17:41 PM right click on the application, go to properties, go to compatibility tab, select windows vista or lower to emulate and click apply m 0 l Related resources downgrade windows 8 using windows 7 upgrade media and win 7 upgrade product key - Forum Downgrade to Win 7, No internet - Forum Downgrade refurbished laptop to Win7 - Forum help downgrade my win8 laptop to win7 - Forum Cant downgrade from Win7 to Win XP? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ckmckee October 3, 2012 5:58:46 PM Thank you COLGeek. @ alvine - Is this possible, even if the programs clearly says it is not compatible with Windows 7 ? m 0 l ckmckee October 10, 2012 1:08:25 AM Best answer selected by ckmckee. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Win Vista and Win 7 upgrade disk query due to mainboard upgrade Forum Win 7 downgrade Forum SolvedWin 8 Pro Vup dvd downgrade to win 7 pro Forum I'm currently running win7 dell, i have intalled windows8.1 downloaded from other website now i want downgrade it to windows 7 Forum SolvedDowngrade from Windows 7 to Vista Forum SolvedDowngrade from Win7 64bits to WinXP 32bits Forum Asus laptop drivers issue, win8 to win7 downgrade Forum Hey Guys! Possible wrong chipset driver? Downgrade Win8 to Win7 - STUMPED! Forum MSI GE60 Win 7 Downgrade Ethernet not working?! Forum SolvedI have 2 disks one is with win7& other contains no os just 2 partitions are there. How can i connect both hard disks in 1 pc? Forum Solvedpurchased hp system recovery disks for win7 pro o.s. do not work with advanced format hd. Forum SolvedHelp Needed Downgrading Win 8.1 to Win 7 - Asus x551ma Forum Downgrade Win 7 Forum SolvedReading WIN 95 disks on WIN7 PC -- help! Forum Use no activated oem Win7 disk on another computer running vista? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !