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Windows 7: Microsoft Releases Windows 7 Minimum Requirements

04 May 2009   #11
napilopez

Windows 7 Build 7077 x64
 
 

I'm quite sure these "minimum requirements" are not truly the minimum. They had similar specs as being the minimum for the beta, yet that installed perfectly on only 512 MB of ram, with much less disk space. I was able to install seven x64 in 13 GB of hard disk space, although I don't quite remember the build number in that case.


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04 May 2009   #12
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

I shoe-horned 7100 into almost exactly 3GB. No Crashdump, WER, System Restore, Page File, Hiberfile, etc. but it ran fine.
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04 May 2009   #13
Victek

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adamd View Post
Yeah good thing.

So this should be the minimum computer most people are running now a days anyways.

If anyone is slower than that they really need to upgrade. Even netbooks are a little faster than the 1ghz required CPU!

Thinks are looking great on the system spec of things!
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I've never understood why people want to install a new OS on hardware that meets minimum spec. It's guaranteed they will have a poor experience and then criticize the OS and Microsoft. I wish MS would offer "recommended" specs along with the minimum requirements, as is done with game software. If you want to actually enjoy using Windows 7 then provide 3 or 4 gigs of ram, a fast hard disk and a video card with good 3d acceleration. All IMHO of course
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