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Windows 7: Is it safe to do this?

22 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100
Is it safe to do this?

Im still running windows 7 build 7077, I would like to use ,my BIOS and get more video ram to my video card, the options are 64 and 256, im currently running 64, i have 512 RAM, a 1.4 ghz proccessor, is it safe to do this or am i going to epicly mess up the entire system?

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22 Apr 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

Safe, yes. Recommended, no. The os needs that memory since you have so little.
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22 Apr 2009   #3
Orbital Shark


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Safe, yes. Recommended, no. The os needs that memory since you have so little.
I agree, you would be sacrifising half your memory & the lag/slowdown would be too much.
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22 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Another in agreement here. 256mb ram is way below par.
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22 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100

ok thx so ill buy more RAM and then increase my VRAM
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