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Win8 Downgrade to Win7 using a USB


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Sim7

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Hi, I have made an bootable usb with win7 on it.
When I try to boot my win8 pc with the usb stick it stucks when "Windows is starting up" appears.

I have no idea what to do. I want to delete win8 as I get discdrive errors very often..


I have turned off Secure Boot Camp and setted USB as 1th priority within the boot section.
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If you're getting disk drive errors in Windows 8, there is every reason to believe you'll get them in Windows 7 as well.

 

Downgrading the OS will not likely help you here.

 

Run chkdsk /r

 

Run HDD diags - SeaTools for DOS, LONG test -

http://www.sysnative...iagnostics.html

 

Regards. . .

 

jcgriff2


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