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Restoring to Windows 7 on a Windows 10 machine

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I have a used laptop that was originally Windows 7 when I purchased it but one of my kids upgraded it to Windows 10 during the free upgrade period.

I want to do some testing on a developed application on a Win 7 machine am I'm trying to get this machine back to Win 7.

I tried all of the available 'reset' operating system options that I can find but they all 'reset' to Win 10.  I even tried the 'reset' that completely clears the machine and reloads WIn 10.

Is there any way to get back to the original delivered from the factory  configuration of the machine, including Win7?

I know I've been talked thru completely resetting a computer to its delivered configuration but that always on a machine with the same operating system as delivered.

I do not have any configuration or installations disks for the laptop.
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