can i install windows 7 after i lost windows 8

February 9, 2013 at 06:55:04
Specs: Windows Vista
i upgraded my computer from windows 7 to windows 8 tried to refresh windows 8 computer is now wanting windows 8 security key can i buy or somehow reinstall windows 7

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#1
February 9, 2013 at 07:23:05
Why don't you have a key for Windows 8?

Did your computer originally come with Windows 7 pre-installed?

Post the full model of your computer.


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#2
February 9, 2013 at 09:07:21
yes my computer came with windowss 7.it said i wouldnt lose file to refresh i thought i made backup of files as it turned out locked out of compute rno access to keys as they no access to emails as the copy iprinted out o passwords were old

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#3
February 9, 2013 at 09:09:14
computer is gateway zx6900


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#4
February 9, 2013 at 12:17:00
Do you have discs for Win7, Win8, both, or neither? I don't know why anyone would buy one of these things? Do you have an external CD/DVD drive?

https://support.gateway.com/s/deskt...

Did you try this?

http://support.gateway.com/s/deskto...


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#5
February 9, 2013 at 16:54:06
riider, that unit has 2 optical drives. No need for an external drive.

What happened to the key for Windows 8?

Click on the link below to learn how to perform a factory reset to Windows 7.

http://support.gateway.com/s/softwa...


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