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Windows 7: Oldest "Dinosaur" Running Win7

15 Jun 2009   #51
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Intel Pentium 4 1.3GHz
Intel Integrated chipset (so it, it can't run videos smoothly, let alone aero)
50GB Ribbon Cable HD
256MB of ValuRAM (Unsure of the size or speed, that's just a guess. one of the sticks died, Though)
Generic MoBo

I think I beat it!


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15 Jun 2009   #52
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

i believe you missed my post, last post on page 5...
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15 Jun 2009   #53
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

I believe I did.

How on earth is that possible that you crammed it onto a dinosaur with 96MB of RAM...
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15 Jun 2009   #54
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

you missed more posts...

the 2 previous records were from Doc Brown:
first a P3 600 MHz and then:

"----------------------------------------------------------
Alive from the Past and into the Future with Doc Brown

A Dual Pent-II puter 400mhz, 512mb ram, 40 gb HD

Running Win_7 x32 Build 7201

Who said it could not be done ???
--------------------------------------------"
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16 Jun 2009   #55
akash3656

Windows 7 32-bit; no 64 coz its a P4 478
 
 

Looks like Windows 7 needs at least 100-128 MB RAM to boot up and function.... I have tried and succeeded running 7 in Virtual box with 100 MB RAM. Any less than that will BSOD while booting...
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16 Jun 2009   #56
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Wow this is pretty impressive.. I had a P1@75Mhz someplace, that was a zooming chip back in the day. The real test would be a 486
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16 Jun 2009   #57
The Cool Guy

Windows 8 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hackerman1 View Post
hi !

W7 runs on a P2 with 266MHz CPU, 96MB RAM & 4Mb graphic card !

i have done 3 tests: 2 successfull...
1. 128 MB RAM
2. 96 MB ram

take a look at the screenshots...

on my third test with 64 MB i got some errormessages about "insufficient memory", then it rebooted...

i also have a P1 with 166Mhz CPU & 1MB Graphic card, without the powersupply-unit, as i have used it for some test on another PC.

if i can find the Powersupply-unit, im going to test the P1 tomorrow...

Well, I guess this guy might win........
I'm shocked to the core.......
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16 Jun 2009   #58
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

akash3656: it runs on 96 MB...
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16 Jun 2009   #59
akash3656

Windows 7 32-bit; no 64 coz its a P4 478
 
 

WOW, ok, coz i can't boot 7 once the RAM in (VM) is set less than 100.. Even 99/96 MB RAM no work for me.....
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16 Jun 2009   #60
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

I think hackerman gets the gold medal!
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