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 b $ 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... 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumRecovering system without cd's ForumRecovering Data After a Format ForumRecover Lost data after Windows Xp reinstall without Formatting ForumRecovering Lost DRAM Size error on X58A-UD3R. Please help. ForumInstall Windows 7 upgrade on new hardrive without deactivating windows ForumRecovering data from broken hard drive ForumRecovering Windows XP from a HD partition ForumNEED HELP RECOVERING DATA! ForumRecovering W2K via the repair folder ForumHelp in recovering my data WD MB 3TB Lost partition & data ForumHow do I install a new HDD Enclosure without formatting and potentially losing a ForumRecovering files after new install . ForumWindows 7 install upgrade version on clean, new drive? ForumI want to install windows 7 without raid configuration ForumHELP! on Recovering Data - Corrupt ' System ' file ForumRecovering a deleted partition off an external ForumDifference between Windows 7 System Builders/OEM Version ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key ForumSystem setup ForumProblem on loading operating system More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !