dealshp pavilion p7-1451c a10 quad-core 10gb 2tb bt 4…

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Does anybody know what it takes to downgrade this to Win 7 Pro?...Some of the models on CDW offer that out of the box. I think you get to select which you will use.

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You'll need to buy or download of Win 7 pro. Cost is about $130. You'll need to do a clean install of Win 7 pro.It's no longer a good deal. MS is coming out with Win 8.1 free update to bring back the task bar in June.

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@rlambo: If, like me, it's the Windows 8 user interface you can't stand, here are some great apps (many of them free) to make Windows 8 look and feel like 7 or XP -- http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-33642_7-57496506-292/how-to-get-the-start-menu-back-in-windows-8/

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What I don't like is they took away things that came standard in Windows 7 like Media Center. Don't feel like paying a extra $100 to get that back. Would anyone recommand any software I could us to replace Windows Media Center in Windows 8? I used my old system to record shows kinda like a DVR but without the subscription fee.

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@kig5070: I miss mediacenter also. I have used it (and still do)extensively. Although I have lately been drawn to XBMC and I have toyed with this a bit now also. XBMC is freeware and can be run on windows but requires a little bit of a learning curve and some set-up. When it's configured though, it makes windows mediacenter look like a joke. Here is a link on how to set it up as a DVR: http://lifehacker.com/5981757/how-to-watch-and-record-live-tv-on-your-xbmc-media-center
and here is a link to the main site: http://xbmc.org/
Go ahead, download it and play with it- there is no risk, it runs right out of windows and even responds to most of the commands out of the windows mediacenter remote.

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300w power supply, that's good for the graphics card, but what's the rest of the computer going to live off of?

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Good grief! Windows 7 is over. You have to deal with it sometime. I bought this comp a few months ago for $25 more. I LOVE IT. I had win-XP and just started using Win-8. No big deal. Just get over it. If I can, anyone can do it.
Now, for anyone that wants a decent computer, I highly recommend this. Mine has an on-board video (card) that runs games I could never run on my old comp even though it had a great card in it. I think the 10gb ram really helps. I play World of Tanks on it and am tempted to change the settings to high detail, but it runs more than adequate on medium without any extra video card.
I didn't think I would like the 2 tb size HD, but now that I can do movies on this comp, it is really great to not worry about using too much HD space on movie stuff. I can burn DVD (and blueray, I think) and CD real fast.

Wish I could have left a review sooner, but If you are thinking about it--go for it. I shopped long and hard for a machine like this and am very happy.

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There is no graphics card, it's integrated. No power issues. Super quiet.

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Good grief! It's like most of these answers are from Linux fanboys. The question was about running Win 7, not learning to love Win 8.