Windows 7 installation help for Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake laptops

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  1. DackEW

    DackEW Notebook Consultant

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    While I also would prefer Windows 7 laptop with the most recent GPU, eg. Nvidia GTX1650-1660ti, I’ve found this quality laptop from Asus with Amd Ryzen 7 3750H processor. I still searching how good is this CPU, but wounder if AMD more Windows 7 compatibel than Intel 8th and 9th gen?
     
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    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    There are a couple of threads mentioning the 3750H:

    http://forum.notebookreview.com/search/22575351/?q=3750H&o=relevance

    Probably best to strike up discussions on that CPU there. AMD has gotten better about supporting Windows 7 "unofficially" with drivers, but it's going to be an issue to resolve machine by machine, also with Windows 8.1 support at some point.

    Good luck :)
     
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  3. Atom Ant

    Atom Ant Hello, here I go again

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    Very interesting laptop indeed.

    It may work, I've found a guide, which I have re-worked how to mod the Ryzen mobile Windows 10 driver to Windows 7.

    1) Download the Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.4.3 Optional Driver
    2) Run the downloaded file and give the location to extract files
    3) Go to Packages\Drivers\Display\WT6A_INF
    4) Open U0341662.inf in notepad (F4 in Total Commander)
    5) Find this section [ATI.Mfg.NTamd64.10.0]
    6) Copy content of this section
    7) Find section [ATI.Mfg.NTamd64.6.1]
    8) Paste everything to this section
    9) Save file
    10) Either try to run the installer or just Install drivers via Device Manager and select folder where you have modified U0341662.inf file

    I think I'll buy a cheaper Dell Ryzen laptop to do some tests and if the modded driver working I might buy the mentioned ASUS laptop too.
     
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  4. DackEW

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    Any news if the process working?
     
  5. Atom Ant

    Atom Ant Hello, here I go again

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    I will buy something. A cheap Dell, or straight that mentioned super Asus.
     
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  6. Vasudev

    Vasudev Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Or a cheap refurb Thinkpad T series with W7 native drivers. Haha...
     
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