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Windows 7: Netbook Install - What should I gut?

25 Apr 2010   #1
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 
Netbook Install - What should I gut?

Well, I'm installing Windows 7 Pro x64 on my netbook since I got a free copy from a family member. I was looking up to see if it'd even be compatiable with my netbook and so far I think it would be. But to be sure, are N450 Atoms x86-64 ready? Gateway's site says it supports MMX, SSE, SSE3, etc.

Netbook is a Gateway LT2106U - It had 1gb of RAM, which I've upgraded to 2gb.

Anyways, what should I guy to make it a slim install?

Also, just a question, but would I be able to use my desktop's key on my netbook as well or would it like deactivate my desktop's install or what?


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25 Apr 2010   #2
ilesal

Win7 7600 x64
 
 

Your installation key can only be used on one machine. Win 7 64 should install okay with the spec you have, I am not sure what you mean by slim install?
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25 Apr 2010   #3
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

I was going to run it through RT7Lite.

Also, what about an HP DV6000 laptop? Upgraded to 2gb of RAM? Would that do Windows 7 fine to? I just need to buy a new power adapter for it lol.
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25 Apr 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

1. The DV6000 should be fine with Win7 - probably runs better than Vista
2. If you want to slim down the installation disk, you should have a look at vLite. Some people have slimmed it to 4GBs.
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25 Apr 2010   #5
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

RT7Lite is what I'm using for Windows 7. It's awesome.
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