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Windows 7: Windows 7 on old pc?

21 Sep 2009   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
Ok, i did it

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
If W7 recognizes your disks then why not.
If it doesn't work you've only wasted around 30 mins as you'll soon find out whether it will install or not.

You could possibly find Video driver problems but a 6 year old computer is 100% capable of running XP so you should be fine.

I wouldn't however want to try running the latest copy of Photoshop CS4 with HUGE files or running any serious video multi-media on this type of gear however.


Thanks. I did the install (the pc has two hard drives so i dual booted) and all went well except for what you said about the video driver problems. I have an nvidia geforce3 Ti 200 graphics card but i need a driver that is compatible with windows 7.

Also whe i said before that the pc had 2gb of ram i found out that it has only 512mb of it.

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21 Sep 2009   #12

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Have you tried installing the Vista driver in compatibility mode??
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