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Erik98
08-21-2013, 11:15 PM
Hi there!

I am going to buy the ASUS ROG G750JX with W8, and I wonder if you can install W7 on it instead, I have seen walkthroughs on
how to do it.

example 1: Get Windows 7, boot computer and insert disc, shutdown the computer, start it and enter the startup menu where you select the program to start your computer with, then remove W8 and install W7. Bios will then have to be downloaded and installed for W7. (I don't know if this is possible, since I can't find any W7 bios for the ROG laptop motherboards, can't even find the W8 ones....)

example 2: Insert a W7 harddrive and run the computer. (Bios needed here too *sadface*).

So for starters, I need to know if theres any W7 bios for the G750JX, and if the CPU/GPU etc will work in W7.

Thank you.

Prostar Computer
08-21-2013, 11:24 PM
No, that's not quite it. Where did you read that? To my knowledge, you simply enable CSM (or disable EFI boot) and disable Secure Boot. Then, you insert your Win7 installation media and away you go (you may need to convert the disk to MBR as well using diskpart).

Dream
08-22-2013, 12:55 AM
Pro-Star installed Win 7 on my G750JX, without a hitch so far as I am aware. If you do a search there are a few guides on how to do a Win 7 clean install on the 750. ASUS does not officially support it, but all the drivers work fine from my experience. (I don't think Pro-Star would be shipping notebooks out if this were not the case).

I would have done it myself but I honestly couldn't be bothered to downgrade Windows again, after doing so a few weeks before on my girlfriend's Samsung laptop. Major head ache. Probably the best $90 I spent during the whole purchase from Prostar.

At the same time, if Win 8 is ever *actually* fixed, the key is embedded into the motherboard so I should be able to "upgrade" without any issues. But I really don't know if that day is coming. Win 8 is a mess from what I've seen.

Pitcher@asus
08-22-2013, 09:42 AM
i think if you have win 7 DVD, you can install it, also download drivers and utilities from asus support site.

Cjdean
08-23-2013, 03:34 AM
i think if you have win 7 DVD, you can install it, also download drivers and utilities from asus support site.

Do you need a new serial number? In the past you could apply to Microsoft for a downgrade license from 8 to 7, but doesn't g750 use the bios for the serial number somehow? Would it take a Win 7 install the same way?

Al_Jourgensen
09-16-2013, 11:46 AM
when i try to install, windows 7, the configuration from the OS, donīt let me install on GPT partitions, and all are GPT, do someone have an idea for this?

archfrog
09-28-2013, 09:11 AM
It is a bit late perhaps, but check out this http://forums.**********.com/showthread.php?p=200 (http://forums.tweakareana.com/showthread.php?p=200) post. You can find the procedure for how to change GPT to MBR by searching the article for "diskpart". Hope it helps. Replace the stars with "t w e a k a r e n a" (without the spaces), dunno what's going on here - seems like Asus is censoring the article...

Pitcher
09-28-2013, 10:34 AM
I have had Windows 7 installed since day one! I gave Windows 8 a lot of chances, then I tried Windows 8.1, they are all the same crap I hate that OS so much I cannot even describe it

Pitcher
09-28-2013, 10:37 AM
when i try to install, windows 7, the configuration from the OS, donīt let me install on GPT partitions, and all are GPT, do someone have an idea for this?

If you want to install Windows 7 on the GPT partition, then you must boot from the DVD or USB in UEFI mode, when you hit ESC at boot up you get a few boot options, one of them would be the MAT$HITA DVD and another one would be the UEFI: MAT****A, you must select the UEFI one otherwise you HAVE to wipe your entire partition using disk part then convert it to MBR

so to sum things up

To install on a GPT partition: MUST BOOT THE DVD OR USB as UEFI MODE

To install on an MBR Partition: MUST BOOT THE DVD OR USB in normal mode

sorav84
10-26-2013, 09:46 AM
STEPS

1. After all steps of en abling launch CSM and disabling security check from BIOS. Please read it , its there on many forums

and check on youtube too.

2. U can download sp1 windows 7 copy. I had some issues with previous release , drivers not find during boot. So have latest release .


3. Download Rufus utility to create bootable Windows 7. I think this only utility easily available for creating GPT partiions on bootable USB drive. Microsoft says Windows 7 supports but wtf its pain to install it.

4. After you enable Launch CSM and disable fast boot . After creating your bootable USB too with GPT partitions. Again restart your laptop and press esc at ROG screen repeatedly.

5. Select UEFI <YOUR USB DRIVE NAME> option. Like kingston usb drive will looke like Kingston UEFI.

6. Then WIndows will start loading. At drive selection it will through error for GPT partition but u can ignore that and continue.

7. Make sure you are using sp1 of win7 . I used this so earlier issues didnt reoccur.

8. You will have to use Rufus like utility to create bootable drive with GPT.

This will surely install win7 then you will have to download.

1. ATK package for windows 7 from Asus site.

2. Download GEforce drivers for GTX770m. Dont do it from Asus. I found the site to very bullsh*t to use.

Go to nvidia site.

3. Realtek audio drivers.

4. Rest you can check and download form manufacturers site.

5. Check you Asus manul too to download utilties. Its there in Windows 8 User guide.

Thanks

Zarrar
03-31-2014, 10:47 AM
Hi,
Can anyone please enlist the drivers require with Windows7 and provide the link. I installed Windows7 on my G750jx but wireless is not working. I am not sure which drivers are missing and what utilities or drivers I need to install.
It will be good if someone provide the list of important drivers and link to the site from where we could download the drivers.
Thank you all for your help.

SnakeEyes11
04-23-2014, 01:46 AM
G750Jz, Windows 7 question. It came with windows 8.1. I have the CD but spoke with windows and they said because I have the OEM Lic i would have to purchase another one. Seriously how many dam Serials do I have to buy. The Laptop it was on is broken and I replaced it with the JZ.

SnakeEyes11
04-23-2014, 01:48 AM
its posted above, infact the forum that it was originally one mentions your exact question.
its http://forums.**********.com/showthread.php?155-ASUS-G750JW-Windows-7-clean-install-guide
replace the ***** with tweak