Downgrade: Change Windows 7 Ultimate to Home Premium or Professional

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  1. unawave

    unawave MDL Novice

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  2. yesman

    yesman MDL Junior Member

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    Thanks, mate. :)
    Unfortunately I preinstalled my ultimate with home premium the day before yesterday.
     
  3. Bax!

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    #3 Bax!, Oct 10, 2009
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  4. Lich King

    Lich King MDL Addicted

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    but why anyone would be interested in downgrade?
     
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  5. Bax!

    Bax! MDL Member

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    The answer to your question is clearly in the first post.
     
  6. HSChronic

    HSChronic MDL Expert

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    i found it useful, but I don't know of any applications but it is nice to know.
     
  7. ancestor(v)

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    I can't see any use in downgrading - even less in installing one OS over another. It will end up just a big mess.

    Save data, format hard disk and do a clean reinstall.

    IMHO.
     
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  8. Dolorous Edd

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    One application could be this, installed W7 Ultimate, decided I really only need pro or premium and can save money from not buying ultimate but I don't want to have to reformat when I buy W7Pro.

    I would say this "downgrade" option is pretty cool.
     
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  9. ancestor(v)

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    Format your hard disk, download Win7U and do a clean bios mod ;):cool:
     
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  10. Bax!

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    You are absolutely correct. :)

    This is the primary reason 99% of people want to downgrade.

    When you have been running RTM for months and have gigabytes of apps installed and your machine is running perfectly, no one wants to reinstall everything again when their is no need to.

    Downgrading is the solution and works perfectly.
     
  11. jessie

    jessie MDL Member

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    tryed Ultimate RTM build 7600 to Professional no work
     
  12. anbuchelvan

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    That's what I have done.
     
  13. Reign_Of_Freedom

    Reign_Of_Freedom MDL Expert

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    I say the same thing. Forget using lo@ders, and mod your BIOS.
     
  14. Bax!

    Bax! MDL Member

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    Read the post closely and follow the instructions.. you'll work it out.

    It works perfectly. ;)