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Can I downgrade my 15-f039wm from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7?

Product Name: Pavilion 15-f039wm
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
I just picked up a Pavilion 15-f039wm for a great price. Unfortunately, the reason is due to the fact that windows 8.1 needs activated and there is no key. It appears that a blocked key has previously been entered. Can I easily downgrade to windows 7 (and find all the drivers), or is there somewhere in the computer I can find the original product key to activate windows? I am new to windows 8. Thank you
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Re: Can I downgrade my 15-f039wm from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7?

Hi,

 

Machine has Windows 8.1 pre-installed:

 

        http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04353717

 

The key is in the BIOS of your machine, please use the following tool to get it:

   http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

When run this tool, it produces a report, scroll down to Software Management section. Windows 8, 8.1 or 10  product key is in there.

You can also use the following tool to find out:

  https://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

 

For other question: You can always try. No support from its homepage:

 

     http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/7137590/model/7311084

 

But our friends on this forum will help you.

Regards,

BH
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