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Voiding Warranty: Lenovo G580.

2012-12-24, 19:00 PM

I purchased a Lenovo G580, included with Windows 8, which I'm not particularly fond of. Would I be voiding the warranty if I formatted it's Hard Drive and installed Windows 7?

 

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Re: Voiding Warranty: Lenovo G580.

2012-12-25, 23:07 PM
hi TheMophead,

Welcome to the Lenovo Community

You will not void the hardware warranty of your computer if you decide to downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7 but the support that you'll get with the pre-installed softwares & drivers will be limited only to the operating system that came with your computer. You can find more info regarding the warranty policies here - http://tinyurl.com/c5t63pj -

Note:
Be careful in wiping your hard drive partition as it may contain drivers or recovery files. Consider doing a backup, see http://tinyurl.com/c2zc8a5 on how to a recovery image.


Hope this helps



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