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I've tried several times to install Windows 7 on my new OMEN laptop, only to be greeted by a bluescreen when the computer should do it's first boot config, saying something about the BIOS not being ACPI compliant.. How can I install Windows 7?

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@gredutzu wrote:

is there a guide on this type of installation? i'd be very grateful..


@gredutzu 

 

I can't break the rules therefore I can't post the link. You can use Google to search for "install Windows 7 on Intel Gen 8 machines" you should be able to find one.

 

Anything break, please do not ask this forum.

 

Regards.

BH
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@gredutzu 

 

Its specs

 

          https://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c06064064

 

It has Intel Gen 8 Processor namely  Intel® Core™ i7-8750H (2.2 GHz base frequency, up to 4.1 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, 9 MB cache, 6 cores). Microsoft won't install Windows 7 on Intel Gen 8 and above CPU's (From my memory, from Intel Gen 7).

 

You can use back door to install but not recommended.

 

Regards.

BH
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is there a guide on this type of installation? i'd be very grateful..

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@gredutzu wrote:

is there a guide on this type of installation? i'd be very grateful..


@gredutzu 

 

I can't break the rules therefore I can't post the link. You can use Google to search for "install Windows 7 on Intel Gen 8 machines" you should be able to find one.

 

Anything break, please do not ask this forum.

 

Regards.

BH
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