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Downgrade win8 to win7


I bought a Sony vaio laptop.
This is deliverd with windows 8

Now I want to install windows 7 (original cd-rom) on this laptop.

How to install this, win8 will not boot on cd rom
And shift f8 is not reacting.

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You should be able to boot with CD-ROM without regard to the installed operating system. Normally, F12 is the boot menu key but I don't know for sure about Sony.

So turn off the computer. Start it and while it is starting at the very beginning, press F12 (several times) until the boot menu appears. Select boot from CD and boot the Windows 7 DVD. That should work. It does on all the client machines I service.

If nothing works, call Sony Support and ask for Windows 7 recovery DVD's and try them.

.... Thinkpads_User
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