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Windows 7: Windows 7 on an old computer?

13 Jan 2012   #11
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

I think, like others have said, you should increase the ram, but everything else will work. I just installed Windows 7 on a laptop with a T2390 CPU and 2GB of ram. It works OK.


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13 Jan 2012   #12
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Also do you have a retail version of Windows 7, if so is it OEM, Upgrade, or Full as these things make a difference in how to install.
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13 Jan 2012   #13
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

Another thing. You might have to run the graphics adapter in Windows XP SP3 compatible mode like I am doing on my 5 year old Desktop. My graphics card does not support Aero but gives support to full resolution range in the compatible mode. Serves my purpose nicely.
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