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Downgrading to Windows 7

I'm thinking of buying Lenovo Y580 but it comes with Windows 8 and I want Windows 7. Is there any way that I can downgrade to Windows 7? If I buy a new copy of Windows 7, could I just do a clean install on the laptop?
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    majax said:
    I'm thinking of buying Lenovo Y580 but it comes with Windows 8 and I want Windows 7. Is there any way that I can downgrade to Windows 7? If I buy a new copy of Windows 7, could I just do a clean install on the laptop?


    That should work.
  2. Has anyone done this?
  3. do you have a key for windows 7? and also did you check to see if lenovo have windows 7 driver for that model?
  4. Ask Lenovo

    www.microsoft.com/oem/en/licensing/sblicensing/pages/downgrade_rights.aspx
  5. unksol said:
    Ask Lenovo

    www.microsoft.com/oem/en/licensing/sblicensing/pages/downgrade_rights.aspx


    Thanks for the link but I was asking if anyone here has done it.
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