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Can I downgrade to Win8?

theclueless1
  • 54 months ago

So the wife bought a win10 laptop. Came from staples with Win10 on it. Is it possible to free downgrade to Win8.1 since she has software that won't work with Win10? The

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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Downgrade rights vary. Reading material: Downgrade rights for Windows 10 – licensing how-to

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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

That's... not free.

It's possible to downgrade if you upgraded from 7/8... but not from a fresh W10 installation.

It might be possible to run the program in W8 compatibility mode, but you may well be looking at getting a copy of Windows 8.

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