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Windows 7: Sony Vaio VPCYB14KX

06 Aug 2011   #1
DragonsWars

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Sony Vaio VPCYB14KX

Hello everyone, I am new here...
I ask you question I wonder my netbook can install Windows 7 home Premium 64bit?

Let me know thank you.


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06 Aug 2011   #2
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Hi DragonsWars, welcome to 7F

If your Vaio has this on it it should. Name:  17com.JPG
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Windows 7 system requirements - Microsoft Windows

You can also try the Advisor:
Quote:
Before scanning your PC with the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor, be sure to plug in and turn on any USB devices or other devices, such as printers, external hard disks, and scanners, that you regularly use with the PC you're checking.
Source: Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

Download link is near the bottom. It should be able to tell you if it can run 64bit, plus it will inform you of any strengths or weaknesses.


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06 Aug 2011   #3
DragonsWars

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Great, Thank you.
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06 Aug 2011   #4
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Your welcome!

  • From looking at the Vaio Specs, the only drawbacks that I can see is that 320GB HDD.
  • If you can max out the RAM to the 4GB limit,
  • And If that AMD Radeon HD 6310 can handle the graphics. It says it is DirectX 11 compatiable.
Quote:
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Source: Newegg - SONY VAIO YB Series VPCYB14KX/S

You might have problems running games or graphics on it, but if all you need it for is some light office work, web browsing, and email it should be okay.


(If)/After you install the 7x64 OS make sure you check for updates, Windows Update Settings - Change

My default settings are:
  • 'Check for Updates, but let me choose/decide if/when I want to Download, and install them' because you can always hide and unhide them, to install at a later date.
  • And it is your call whether or not you want all users to be able to install updates.

It should even find that newer WDDM, I think it is up to 2.02 now.

If you have a lot, do them in blocks of 3 to 5 in a group.
I usually try not to go over 30MB at a time.

But, If you see the one for SP1 do that all by itself then re-check/force a new 'Check for Updates' you might not need all those you saw in the first Check. .
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06 Aug 2011   #5
DragonsWars

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Okay, my netbook run windows 7 64 bit it work but I notice "Installed memory (RAM): 3.00 GB (2.60 GB usable)" why there "2.60 GB usable"? I want be full 3.00 GB not less?
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06 Aug 2011   #6
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Actually that is not that bad. It is in the way win7 manages its memory.
Do a search for win 7 memory management.

You might want to try this:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html

Edit:
This took me a while to find:
The usable memory may be less than the installed memory on Windows 7-based computers
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06 Aug 2011   #7
DragonsWars

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you for information.
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