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WINDOWS 8 DOWNGRADE TO WINDOWS 7 GUIDE

NOTE:
Always backup your important data before performing the downgrade.
Fujitsu may not provide any Recovery Media. User should create the
Windows 8 Recovery Disk(s), and Bootable Disk(s) using MyRecovery
utility.
Before performing the Windows 8 downgrade to Windows 7, please
remove any connected USB hard disk, flash drive or memory card.
Please ensure the system is plugged to a power source before performing
the Windows 8 downgrade to Windows 7.

1. Power up the system


2. Press F12* to access boot menu. * (F11 for some models)
3. Press Tab key to access Application Menu. Then select <BIOS Setup>.

----Boot Menu Application Menu-------------------------


1. Drive0 HDD:
2. CD/DVD Drive:
3. NETWORK:
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-----Boot Menu Application Menu-----------------------


1. BIOS Setup
2. Diagnostic Screen
3. Recovery and Utility
4. Diagnostic Program
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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)
4. Select <Security> tab, temporarily set a Supervisor Password to initialize
the <Secure Boot Configurations> Setting.
(You may ignore this step if supervisor password is already set.)
--- Info System Advanced Security Boot Exit ---
Supervisor Password Is: Clear
Set User Password: Clear
Set Supervisor Password [Enter]
Set User Password [Enter]
Password on Boot: [Disabled]

Hard Disk Security


Secure Boot Configurations
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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)

5. Under <Security> tab, access the <Secure Boot Configurations>. Set the
<Secure Boot Option> to <Disable>.
--------------------- Security ---------------------------------
Secure Boot Configurations
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Secure Boot: Disabled
Protected Signatures: Disabled
Customized Signatures: Disabled

Secure Boot Option: [Disabled]


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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)
6. Press <Esc> key to exit the <Secure Boot Configurations> menu. Select
<Advanced> tab and access the <Boot Configurations>.
--- Info System Advanced Security Boot Exit ---
Boot Configurations
Keyboard/Mouse Features
Internal Device Configurations
CPU Features
USB Features
Miscellaneous Configurations
Intel Management Engine Configurations

Event Logging
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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)

7. Set the <CSM> option to <Enabled> and <Fast Boot> option to


<Disabled>.
--------------------- Advanced ------------------------------
Boot Configurations
_________________________________________________________
Fast Boot: [Disabled]
CSM [Enabled]
Boot Time Diagnostic Screen [Disabled]

Preboot Execution Environment: [Enabled]


PXE Boot Protocol: [IPv6]
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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)
8. Press <Esc> key to exit the <Boot Configurations> menu. Back to
<Security> tab, erase the temporarily set Supervisor Password by
inputting a blank password. (if necessary)
--- Info System Advanced Security Boot Exit ---
Supervisor Password Is: Clear
Set User Password: Clear
Set Supervisor Password [Enter]
Set User Password [Enter]
Password on Boot: [Disabled]

Hard Disk Security


Secure Boot Configurations
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9. Press <Esc> key to exit the <Security> menu. Select <Exit> tab and choose
<Exit Saving Changes> to save the changes and reboot.
--- Info System Advanced Security Boot Exit ---
Exit Saving Changes
Exit Discarding Changes
Load Setup Defaults
Discard Changes
Save Changes
Save Changes and Power Off
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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)

10. Access the boot menu again using the same method indicated in step (2).
Insert the Windows 7 Installation Disc and select <CD/DVD Drive>.
----Boot Menu Application Menu-------------------------
1. Drive0 HDD:
2. CD/DVD Drive:
3. NETWORK:
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(*Actual screen display varies between models.)
11. Enter the necessary information and click <Next>.

12. Click <Install now>


13. Check the <I accept the license terms> and then Click <Next>

14. Select <Custom (advanced)> to install the Winodws 7 OS.


15. Select <Drive options (advanced)>

16. Select and Delete all Partition and click <Next> to continue.
17. Follow the on-screen instruction and continue for the Installation.