Dec 17, 2017

How to Install Windows 7 on Dell Skylake



Most of the Dell skylake model such as Dell XPS 8910 comes with Windows 10. Here is how you can install Windows 7 on this machine:

STEP 1: CREATE A BOOTABLE WINDOWS 7 USB DRIVE.

1. Make sure you have Windows 7 iso file (Disc Image).
2. Install Microsoft USB/DVD tools to create a bootable Windows 7 USB drive.
3. It will take few minutes to create a bootable USB drive. When finish, proceed to step 2.



STEP 2: PATCH USB 3.0 INTO BOOTABLE USB DRIVE.

2. Download Windows 7* USB 3.0 Creator Utility from Intel website.
3. Extract the downloaded file, open the extracted folder, right click on Windows 7 USB 3.0 Creator Utility and select "run as admin".


. 4 - Now choose the USB drive path (you bootable USB drive) and click on create Image.


Finally just install Windows 7 using the Bootable USB drive we created. Thats all.

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