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petartonkov
Blue Screen Again
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Registered: ‎01-30-2019
Location: BG
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Installation of Windows 7 on the IdeaPad 330

Hello.

I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 330 with the following specs: 

Intel Pentium Silver N5000

AMD Radeon 530 2GB GDDR5

8GB DDR4 RAM

SSD 120 GB

No DVD RW drive

I have installed Windows 10 64bit via a pen drive. The OS has very poor performance and it has almost no compability with older programs or games. I like playing legacy games from years ago , and getting 1 fps in a game from 2007 is just miserable. I updated  my graphics card driver from AMD’s website and I ran an Auslogics Driver Updater on the PC to renew outdated drivers. Nevertheless, the machine has very poor performance compared to my desktop with Win 7 from 6 years ago.

My question is, how can I install Windows 7 because I believe it is the last reliable and stable OS Microsoft has made, is it possible in the first place, and with these specs - do I have driver compability with my hardware.

I would prefer not reinstalling the computer if I can fix the problems with the current OS.

Thanks a lot.

MJ27
What's DOS?
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Registered: ‎06-15-2019
Location: JO
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Re: Installation of Windows 7 on the IdeaPad 330

Hi,

 

did you install windows 7 on your laptop ? becouse i need to do the same and i keep receiving errors

bbaker6212
Token Ring
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Registered: ‎10-23-2011
Location: US
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Re: Installation of Windows 7 on the IdeaPad 330

Go to SevenForums.com

Ideapad 330S-15IKB 81F500NSUS, Core i5-8250U, 8GB RAM, Samsung EVO 850 SATA SSD, 14GB Optane M.2 PCIe NVMe, QCA9377 AC-WiFi
OS: Win10, Win7(mostly), Manjaro 18.0.4 Xfce k/4.19.24-1, Linux Mint Mate 19.1 k/4.15

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