Dell Venue 8 MBR?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by peck1234, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. peck1234

    peck1234 MDL Member

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    have a Dell venue eight Pro which only supports UEFI boot via the bios . There is no legacy options. My question is would I be able to clean install windows 7 with an MBR partitioned filesystem? Or am I forced to use GPT?
     
  2. Tito

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    Why do you want to install Windows 7 in MBR mode? Turn off Secure Boot & install Windows 7 x64 in UEFI mode.
     
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  3. peck1234

    peck1234 MDL Member

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    Because I want to use daz loader
     
  4. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    AFAIK, it doesn't support CSM/legacy booting. So its better to use Professional/Enterprise & use any KMS emulator.
     
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  5. peck1234

    peck1234 MDL Member

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    Thank you Tito will kms pass windows genuine validation tool ?
     
  6. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Obviously! Use this one.
     
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  7. peck1234

    peck1234 MDL Member

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    Basically Im trying to achieve permanent windows 10 llegal activation status when it rolls out the 29th. From what ive been reading on the forums is that those who have windows loader installed will be able to upgrade to windows 10. Then clean install and remain activated. Will this be the case for those upgrading using the kms activation method or does it only apply to those who used daz loader?
     
  8. Tito

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    @peck1234

    1. Its applicable for KMS activated Windows 7 as well.
    2. Doesn't the tablet come with genuine Windows 8.x? Then why are you trying to remove that? Windows 8.1 users are also eligible for free upgrade.
     
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  9. peck1234

    peck1234 MDL Member

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    Great thanks. Ya the tablet was all legit when I bought it. I wiped the whole thing tho to gain some more space and get rid of that darn recovery parition.
     
  10. Tito

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    Well, its better to install Windows 8.1 from scratch & restore activation, then proceed for Windows 10 upgrade.
     
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  11. Bezalel

    Bezalel MDL Member

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    But that would only upgrade to Core.