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12-04-2012

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can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2012-12-04, 20:50 PM

I got my new z580 last week. It comes with windows 8.

 

I need to downgrade the system to windows 7.

 

I tried serveral windows 7 disk with difference edition.

Always got error message upon start the laptop :  image failed to verify access denied.

 

Need help.

Thanks

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05-29-2012

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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2012-12-04, 21:26 PM

Have you tried tuning off UEFI under boot in the bios, also see if their is an secure boot option turn it off also if there is.

 

John.

Win7 Lenovo Ideapad Z580 i5-3210m HD4000 Win7 x64 8gb 1600MHz Samsung 830 256GB SSD
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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2012-12-04, 21:26 PM

Have you tried tuning off UEFI under boot in the bios, also see if their is an secure boot option turn it off also if there is.

 

John.

Win7 Lenovo Ideapad Z580 i5-3210m HD4000 Win7 x64 8gb 1600MHz Samsung 830 256GB SSD

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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2012-12-04, 22:03 PM

Thanks. I got it. Change to legacy.

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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2012-12-09, 19:41 PM

I am getting the error every time I boot and can no longer get to the BIOS settings to disable secure boot.

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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2013-04-05, 3:31 AM

Hi, 

 

I have the same problem. 

After I installed windows 7 and changed the the boot menu back to defult settings. Windows 7 did not load. I keep on seeing the lenovo Icon and the crusor flashing afterwards-n it keeps on doing that. I can't even restore back to factory setting. I need help asap. thanks so much . please reply. 

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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2013-04-06, 4:21 AM
Hi Chidori143
Windows wont boot in uefi enabled. Disable it in bios and then you should be able to boot.
Ishaan Ideapad Y560(i3 330m), Hp Elitebook 8460p!(i5-2520M) Hp Pavilion n208tx(i5-4200u)
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Re: can not install windows 7 for Z580, access denied.

2013-07-27, 1:22 AM
I disabled secure boot in the security tab and it worked....
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