troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 install onto GPT drive

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I have a Lenovo N480 laptop that came preinstalled with Windows 8. I want to "upgrade it" to Windows 7 Enterprise.

Whe I boot to the CD, I deleted the Windows 8 partition but I left the remaining partitions so I could still use the Windows recovery in the future if I wanted to.
On the disk mangement screen I get a message. "Windows cannot be installed onto this partition (Show Details). The details say that Windows cannot be installed onto this disk becasue it is a GPT partition style.

How do I convince the laptop to let me install Windows 7?
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