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Windows 7: Windows 7 on OLD computers

11 Jan 2009   #11
Emcee

7 Professional x64 - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hethoofd View Post
I would try this on my old and useless desktop: AMD Athlon XP 2000+, 256MB RAM, some old low-budget 128MB ATI Radeon video card. It will never work out, but there's nothing on that computer (I formatted the drives) so I'd like to see what happens. It doesn't have a DVD player, though so I can't install it.
Just mount the image using Daemon tools (or another program) and run setup from within XP/Vista. That's how I did mine.


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11 Jan 2009   #12
hethoofd

Windows 7 Build 7100 32-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Emcee View Post
Just mount the image using Daemon tools (or another program) and run setup from within XP/Vista. That's how I did mine.
I formatted the drives, so there's no way to do that
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12 Jan 2009   #13
Emcee

7 Professional x64 - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hethoofd View Post
I formatted the drives, so there's no way to do that

Heh heh my bad.
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12 Jan 2009   #14
Abhimanyu

Windows 7 RC1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Emcee View Post
Just mount the image using Daemon tools (or another program) and run setup from within XP/Vista. That's how I did mine.
So did it upgrade or deleted evrything?
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12 Jan 2009   #15
hethoofd

Windows 7 Build 7100 32-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 

It must have upgraded, since it can't delete the OS from the OS itself.
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12 Jan 2009   #16
Abhimanyu

Windows 7 RC1
 
 

Hhhmm Im gonna try on my 3.2Ghz P4 512mn Ram and see how it works.
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12 Jan 2009   #17
STormdce

WIndows 7/Vista/Ubuntu/Fedora
 
 

I'm running it on a 2.0 GHz Athlon XP / MSI 6750 Mobo / 1Gig DDR 400 RAM/ NVidia 5700 AGP. Its running smoothly, haven't got much of a chance to mess with drivers and such though. Might try and run minimal Aero functions. Wondering if the Chipset drivers for the old Nvidia Chipsets will run....
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12 Jan 2009   #18
Emcee

7 Professional x64 - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Abhimanyu View Post
So did it upgrade or deleted evrything?
Sorry, I should have specified.

I first made a 20GB partition, then installed it to that. Now I dual boot Vista and 7.
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12 Jan 2009   #19
TechCP

Windows 7 Professional (64-Bit)
 
 

I'm installing it on this computer now:

3.0ghz Pentium 4 w/Hyper Threading
1GB DDR2 RAM
120GB HDD
256mb ATI Radeon x1300 Series GFX Card.
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12 Jan 2009   #20
mSeliga

Windows 7 Build 7100 (x64)
 
 

I'm scared to, but I'm gonna put this on my 1.33Ghz, 512mb laptop.
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