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downgradg Win7 to Vista using Restore disks?..

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#1 snoofy1


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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:50 PM

If a pc was upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista, and we want downgrade Win7 back to Vista, can we use the original Recovery disks (from the Vista OS) to do this? I know Windows 7 is a better OS, but this is due to software incompatibility issues. Any thoughts or comments will be appreciated.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:32 PM

Software incompatibility? Perhaps if you expand on this a little bit someone can help you. The vast majority of programs that ran on Vista will also run on 7. If they don't immediately, there are often little things you can do to make it work :)
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:45 PM

True recovery discs from the maker will kill anything on the drive and revert the windows back to like new condition. Any files created and programs installed will be lost.

Backup anything you want to save to a external drive or blank CD /DVD disks.

Good Luck

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