[Windows 8] How to downgrade OS from Win 8 to Win 7.

Last Update Date : Jan 16. 2018

* Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information. 

 

 

 

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Make sure all of your data is backed up before downgrading Windows 8 to

Windows 7 to protect important files from being deleted.

 

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     How to Downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7

 

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Restart the computer and press 'F2' key 4-5 times to access ‘BIOS Setup’.

 

 

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Press 'F9' key to initialize the 'BIOS' settings.

 

 

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Press 'F10' key to save 'BIOS' settings then restart the system.

 

 

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Restart the computer and immediately begin pressing 'F2' key 4-5 times

to access ‘BIOS Setup’.

 

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Go to 'Boot' menu.

 

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Set the 'Secure Boot' option to [Disabled], and set the 'OS Mode Selection'

menu to [CSM OS].

 

 

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Set the ‘Fast BIOS Mode’ in the ’Advanced’ menu to [Disabled].

 

 

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Put the Windows 7 DVD in your internal or external ODD.

 

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Press 'F10' key to save 'BIOS' settings then restart the system.

 

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Restart the computer and immediately begin pressing 'F2' key 4-5 times

to access ‘BIOS Setup’ once again.

 

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Select the 'Boot Device Priority' in the 'Boot' menu then press 'F5' or 'F6' key

to move the 7 DVD to top position.

 

 

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Press 'F10' key to save 'BIOS' settings then restart the system.

 

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To set the Windows installation path during the Windows 7 installation process,

select each drive and use 'Delete' button to delete it one by one.

 

 

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Click 'Next' button to continue Windows 7 installation.

 

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After the 'Window 7' installation has finished, download the Windows 7 drivers

and software from www.samsung.com, or install via 'SW Update' program.

 

 

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