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Downgrade Windows 8 with Ubuntu installed

I have a legal Embedded Windows 8 Industry Pro on my Lenovo Z510 laptop but I don't like it at all. I also installed an Ubuntu next to Win8. I have lots of data and I don't want to loose it. Obtaining ...
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Downgrade Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center to Windows 8.1 Pro

I built my own computer, and bought a copy of Windows 8 Pro about a year ago. Entered my product key and everything during setup, went smoothly. When Windows 8.1 came out I upgraded through the ...
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Why do drivers for windows change for each release?

from my experience it seems that comparability between windows versions is reasonably good, especially for the average home user, businesses not included. why do the hardware manufacturers have to ...
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Microsoft Windows license - using Windows Upgrade License for downgrade [duplicate]

At the moment I'm using an old laptop that previously had Windows Vista OEM. I upgraded it to Win7HP using Upgrade Box bought at local retailer. Now I want to buy myself a new laptop, but the one I ...
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Downgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate to Home Premium?

A few months ago, I acquired a Windows 7 Ultimate product key and updated from Home Premium to Ultimate. Well, now I get the "This copy of Windows is not genuine" message. I have the Home Premium ...
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Downgrade from WINDOWS 8 PRO RTM X64 BUILD: 6.2.9200.16384.WIN8_RTM.120725-124 to windows 7 ultimate without formatting

how to downgrade from Win 8 Pro to Win 7 ultimate without formatting. i had win 7 ultimate. I updated it to win 8 build 9200. now i wan to downgrade to my previous version of win 7. How to do that ...
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Upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 8. Then downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7

Is it possible to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 8 and then downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7?
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Can I downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7?

I am about to upgrade to Windows 8 Professional however I was wondering if I would be able to downgrade to Windows 7 if there are any compatibility issues and such forth.
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Windows 7 Professional downgrade rights to Vista and XP - where to find the media

MS has announced that Windows 7 Pro onwards downgrade is permissible to Vista and XP. Statement given below.. "For a limited time of 18 months after the general availability of Windows 7 or the ...