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Windows 7: Preparing my laptop

18 Mar 2015   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It means that if you buy a new disk, you have to know whether to get a Sata disk or an IDE disk. They are different.


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18 Mar 2015   #12
mrstaz2014

32bit windows 7
 
 

well the hard drive that I got for it for the laptop that I got is ATA/IDE
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18 Mar 2015   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Does it work ?
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18 Mar 2015   #14
mrstaz2014

32bit windows 7
 
 

no its the one that crashed on me it's only 80 gigabyte and it's older than the computer itself hard drive I think was the original when it was XP Professional I even bought a new driver updater disk drive everything and that's when it crashed so I guess that's what I figure out that it needed a new hard drive but when I get a new hard drive I have to read do the windows and I was wondering if that's why I want to know which Windows 7 I should use the 32bit or the 64 bit windows 7 home premium but on my laptop
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18 Mar 2015   #15
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Only with more than 4GB of RAM would you use a 64bit Windows. An 80GB disk is a bit small for Windows and the user files. I would get at least 320GB.
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18 Mar 2015   #16
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Look at the other thread you started:

need help with my laptop
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18 Mar 2015   #17
mrstaz2014

32bit windows 7
 
 

well the hard drive I'm buying is the 500 GB in the room that I have in there it only holds 1 2GB Ram stick so which one you think would be best
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18 Mar 2015   #18
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Run this program and post a picture of the result.

systemscanner | United States (USD)
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