Windows 7 Notebook pc?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by rayjay, Apr 19, 2015.

  1. rayjay

    rayjay GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 13, 2010
    I'm thinking of upgrading my old notebook pc to a new one but I don't want to get a Windows 8 one. Are there any places or recommendations on finding new-ish laptops with Windows 7 64-bit?
    My current one is a HP Pavilion g6 Notebook with Intel Core i5-2450M
  2. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    You have a HP pavilion that still functions? Wonders never cease it seems.

    Classic start (I usually grab it as part of ) solved most windows 8 issues for anybody that was suffering with them, though I should also note that various Windows 8 updates allowed you to bring back the start and nerf the interface once known as metro.

    I tend to only see Windows 7 come new with things found in the back of the warehouse, things from more specialist/gaming type setups or custom builds. On the flip side I am seeing a lot of refurb units still some with windows 7 and some of those, mainly former business grade ones, are built like tanks and I enjoy dealing with them about as much as driving a tank.

    Anyway what sort of things are you looking at? Games, portability, screen resolution, desktop replacement..... and are there any features you have to have (I consider it a bonus to not have a webcam, others feel somewhat differently).
  3. rayjay

    rayjay GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 13, 2010
    The gaming type setups sound interesting.
  4. 3DSXLGamer

    3DSXLGamer GBAtemp Regular

    May 16, 2013
    Animal Forest
    Side plug if your still looking for a good laptop (If you just have $500 and want to get whatever don't bother posting ) check out notebookreview, they good with helping out with this sort of thing.
  5. raystriker

    raystriker Alpha PC Builder

    Dec 28, 2011
    Or you could just buy a laptop with DOS and install Windows 7 on your own.
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