Can i install a new version of windows without recovering my system Tags: Windows 7 Windows 8 HP Pavilion Last response: November 19, 2012 11:58 AM in Windows 7 Share rikan007 November 19, 2012 8:14:19 AM i want to install windows 8 without recovering my windows 7 in my hp pavilion dv6.. how can i do it..??? More about : install version windows recovering system Hawkeye22 a c 228 $ Windows 7 November 19, 2012 11:06:04 AM I'd run the upgrade assistant first to make sure the laptop and hardware are compatible. If it is, then go out and buy a copy, then you will have install disks. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/upgrade-to... m 0 l rgd1101 a b $ Windows 7 a b * Windows 8 November 19, 2012 11:58:43 AM and then come back here when you realize it doesn't work 100% with your other apps, and want to go back to windows 7. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow to activate windows 8 without installing previous version. Forum how to install windows xp on windows 7 without any virtual version Forum SolvedRecovering files after diskpart/clean on windows 7/8 system than now has windows 7 installed? Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum SolvedIf I replace a laptop's HDD, can I re-install Windows 8 on it without purchasing a new CD/key? Forum SolvedCan i install a new motherboard without a re-install of windows? Forum SolvedWindows 7 can't boot in new PC due to driver incompatibilities. Is there a way to install drivers without booting? Forum SolvedHow to install Windows 8.1 on brand new PC without optical drive? Forum SolvedInstalling windows on my new SSD without an optical drive Forum SolvedHow do I change/reset the BIOS version of a Gigabyte Z77 DH3 without entering windows? Forum Installing Windows 8 on a new hard drive without a install disk Forum I have been trying to install Windows 8 on a brand new SSD for several hours, without luck. BIOS problem? Forum SolvedWindows 7 install upgrade version on clean, new drive? Forum SolvedWill computer run OK without any version of Office installed? Forum Can you install windows 7 from a USB on to a computer without an operating system? or has to be with a CD? Forum Clean install of windows 8 for a new motherboard without disks? Forum SolvedInstalling a new copy of windows to a new SSD without CD Forum Clean Install Windows 8 Onto New SSD Using Win8 Upgrade Version Forum SolvedFresh Install of Windows 8 on a Brand New System Forum SolvedCan I install new windows without the graphic card installed ?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !