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Windows 7: aero?

17 Oct 2010   #1
RATEDRSUPERFAN

xp sp3 32bit
 
 
aero?

I downloaded the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor and my question is windows Aero a requirement for windows 7 to work.

Also here is a copy of the report as follows:

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Report

Quote:
Computer Name:
Operating System: Windows XP Professional CPU: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU 230 @ 1.60GHz Memory: 2.0 GB

Information about upgrading to 32-bit Windows 7
System
Details

Custom installation required

You'll need to perform a custom installation of 32-bit Windows 7 and then reinstall your programs. Make sure to back up your files before you begin. Go online to get important information about installing Windows 7 on a PC running Windows XP


Windows Aero support

Your current graphics adapter won't support the Windows Aero user interface. If you want to experience the benefits of Windows Aero, contact your PC manufacturer or retailer to see if an upgrade is available. Go online to learn more about Windows Aero


Outlook Express

This program is no longer included in Windows 7. You can get similar programs for Windows 7 from other software manufacturers. Go to the Microsoft website to learn more


More info from eMachines

eMachines has a website that might give you more information about getting Windows 7 running on your PC. Visit the eMachines website


CPU speed: 1.6 GHz

Your CPU meets the 1 GHz minimum requirement.

2.0 GB of RAM

Your PC meets the 1 GB minimum requirement.

123.6 GB free space available on C:

Your hard disk meets the minimum requirement of 16 GB free space for 32-bit Windows 7.




Devices
Status
Details

Apple iPod USB Driver
Apple, Inc.

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.

Realtek High Definition Audio
Realtek

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.

Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.

USB Mass Storage Device
Compatible USB storage device

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.




Programs
Status
Details

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
version 2.0.5000.0
Microsoft Corporation


This program has earned Microsoft's Compatible with Windows 7 logo. Learn more about the Compatible with Windows 7 logo


Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
version 2.0
Microsoft Corporation

Compatible
This program is compatible with Windows 7.




Windows XP Mode is an optional feature available in Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate that has extra system requirements.
Visit the Windows XP Mode website for more information

Requirement
Details

Virtualization technology not supported

Your PC does not support hardware assisted virtualization technology.

2.0 GB of RAM

Your PC memory meets the 2 GB requirement for running Windows XP Mode on 32-bit Windows 7.

Extra 15 GB of free space

Your PC meets the minimum requirement of 15 GB extra space for installing and running Windows XP Mode.




Information about upgrading to 64-bit Windows 7
System
Details

Custom installation required

You'll need to perform a custom installation of 64-bit Windows 7 and then reinstall your programs. Make sure to back up your files before you begin. Go online to get important information about installing Windows 7 on a PC running Windows XP


Windows Aero support

Your current graphics adapter won't support the Windows Aero user interface. If you want to experience the benefits of Windows Aero, contact your PC manufacturer or retailer to see if an upgrade is available. Go online to learn more about Windows Aero


Outlook Express

This program is no longer included in Windows 7. You can get similar programs for Windows 7 from other software manufacturers. Go to the Microsoft website to learn more


More info from eMachines

eMachines has a website that might give you more information about getting Windows 7 running on your PC. Visit the eMachines website


CPU speed: 1.6 GHz

Your CPU meets the 1 GHz minimum requirement.

2.0 GB of RAM

Your PC meets the 2 GB minimum requirement.

123.6 GB free space available on C:

Your hard disk meets the minimum requirement of 20 GB free space for 64-bit Windows 7.




Devices
Status
Details

Apple iPod USB Driver
Apple, Inc.

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.

Realtek High Definition Audio
Realtek

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.

Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.

USB Mass Storage Device
Compatible USB storage device

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.




Programs
Status
Details

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
version 2.0.5000.0
Microsoft Corporation


This program has earned Microsoft's Compatible with Windows 7 logo. Learn more about the Compatible with Windows 7 logo


Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
version 2.0
Microsoft Corporation

Compatible
This program is compatible with Windows 7.




Windows XP Mode is an optional feature available in Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate that has extra system requirements.
Visit the Windows XP Mode website for more information

Requirement
Details

Virtualization technology not supported

Your PC does not support hardware assisted virtualization technology.

2.0 GB of RAM

Your PC memory doesn't meet the 3 GB requirement for running Windows XP Mode on 64-bit Windows 7. When running XP Mode, you might experience poor performance.

Extra 15 GB of free space

Your PC meets the minimum requirement of 15 GB extra space for installing and running Windows XP Mode.



My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Oct 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi RATEDRSUPERFAN, welcome to the forums ,Aero is not really an essential part of Win7 ,although it gives you a better graphical user experience, you will only be able to use basic themes etc hope this helps you her is a link to one of our excellent tutorials Aero - Enable in Unsupported Editions of Windows 7 I do not know if this will work for you
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Oct 2010   #3
RATEDRSUPERFAN

xp sp3 32bit
 
 

So, I should be able to install it without a problem then?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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17 Oct 2010   #4
YTBOY83

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 
Yes

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RATEDRSUPERFAN View Post
So, I should be able to install it without a problem then?

Yes you should be able to install it. Unless you have a Graphics card from the stone age days lol.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Oct 2010   #5
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yep, you should have no problem installing Windows 7 even though your video card doesn't support Aero.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Oct 2010   #6
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Aero is just the bells and whistles.

This is how it will be without Aero
aero?-2008d1230807780-windows-7-non-aero-system-no-areo....png aero?-2010d1230807780-windows-7-non-aero-system-no-areo2.png
Note: You will have internet connectivity
Windows 7 on a non-Aero system?

and this is how it will be with Aero
aero?-7-aero.png


My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Oct 2010   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Aero is not needed. I have aero turned off on my netbook and performance is definitely better. My netbook is rather under powered.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Oct 2010   #8
RATEDRSUPERFAN

xp sp3 32bit
 
 

So it will look like a netbook that running stater edition, cool. I was just wondering how do i figure out what my integrated graphics are?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Oct 2010   #9
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

You can get the details using Speccy.

Download Speccy, run it and fill in the details here on the site.
Update your System Specs here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Oct 2010   #10
YTBOY83

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 
Also

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RATEDRSUPERFAN View Post
So it will look like a netbook that running stater edition, cool. I was just wondering how do i figure out what my integrated graphics are?

Speccy is a brilliant program for SYSTEM Info, you can also go to RUN and type in msinfo32 and then hit enter for SYSTEM Info as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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