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installing win7 on a laptop with windows8


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#1 stanq45

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 04:30 AM

hi
i have a Samsung NP 300,laptop which i want to install win 7,it has windows8 and phoenix secure-core tiano setup,i have disabled secure boot,enabled legacy support,changed the OS mode Selection to csm,but it wont boot from cd and when i go to boot device priority there's only windows manager 1 and 2,i cant see the cd room,hdd or usb.

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#2 Anshad Edavana

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 04:49 AM

Hi

 

Disabling "Secureboot" and enabling "Legacy mode" is supposed to enable booting Windows 7 . Samsung is the only company who still supports "Windows XP" on newer models ( Win 7 and XP drivers are available for almost all of their models). 

 

Have you tried USB boot ?.



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 10:07 AM

hi anshad

thanx for the reply,i have tried every trick i know nothing is working out,i was thinking if i update the firmware it may work,but i cant find a site where to download from.the Phoenix site is not helping.any sugestions?

 

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 11:21 AM

Hi

 

Have you checked in the "Samsung" support site ?.

 

http://www.samsung.com/in/support/download/supportDownloadMain.do






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