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Windows 7: Want to run Win7 on Dell 700m, what HW changes are needed?

22 Jun 2015   #1
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Want to run Win7 on Dell 700m, what HW changes are needed?

I love the size, weight, size of keyboard, etc. of my 700m & would love to continue to use it. Have upgraded the RAM & HD but someone told me the motherboard could not handle win7, is that true? If so, suggestions for new motherboard that I can use? Anything else need to be replaced (graphics card?)? Links to suggested replacement would be greatly appreciated.


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22 Jun 2015   #2
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I think a Dell 700m is a notebook and as far as I know, you don't change motherboards. You get another machine entirely.
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