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Registered: ‎04-12-2013
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Windows 7 IdeaPad Y500



I can't install windows 7 on the Y500.
When i boot from dvd, it says;


Starting Windows.

Normally you will see the moving windows symbol in the center of the screen, but it just freezes at Starting Windows.
Anyone else has this problem, or had the problem?

- Jessy

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Re: Windows 7 IdeaPad Y500

hi Jessy142,


Welcome to the Lenovo Community


Can you try to:

1. Boot into the BIOS by pressing the One Key Recovery button.

2. In the BIOS, navigate to the Boot Tab and set UEFI Boot to Disabled.

3. Insert your Windows 7 DVD and press F10 to save the settings and exit BIOS.


Check if you can now install Windows 7.



Let me know your findings




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