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Windows 7: Will Windows 8 Pro be installed and run on my PC?

25 Dec 2012   #1

Windows XP SP3
Will Windows 8 Pro be installed and run on my PC?

I would like to try Win 8 on my new PC by upgrading Win 7 to 8. I have given my system's specs on your forums. So, my question is that will my PC able to install and run Windows 8 successfully without any problems?

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25 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

had to say yes...

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25 Dec 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP


Run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run which will tell you if it's a good match for your hardware and if so even sell you the download and install it.
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25 Dec 2012   #4

Windows XP SP3

OK, thanks 'gregrocker' and 'mmkarimi'.
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25 Dec 2012   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Windows 8 x64 has incompatibility with older 64 bit Intel/AMD processors, & some Video/Graphic Cards.
You may find, you can olny install Windows 8 x32.

Have you try running the
Solved How to use Standlone Windows 8 Upgrade Adviser
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