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Windows 7: Oldest "Dinosaur" Running Win7

31 Aug 2009   #81

Windows 7 Enterprise x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by verticalgrain View Post
I never did post my specs in this thread:

No-name box from 1998 (had the original windows 98 on it a week ago)
Intel Pentium III 700mhz
512mb RAM
40GB Hard Drive

Win 7 runs at least as well as XP if not better. Aero works awesome.
Must had been a gaming computer from 1998 to support Aero...

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31 Aug 2009   #82


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gamepro127 View Post
Must had been a gaming computer from 1998 to support Aero...
Yeah, I think it has a video card of some kind - because it has a VGA video connection on the back.
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01 Sep 2009   #83

Windows Xp Pro
I got you beat

I got you beat I have a bit faster processor. but you are running on a 80 gig drive. mine is running on a pentium 3 660 mhz nvidia gfroce 440 mx 8x agp with tv out and 512 ram. and just a measly 12 gig drive. and the video card is not even recognized. and I have just sdram 133 two 256 meg sticks. you added another 256 gigs to your pc which puts you up to 768 as your minimum. Windows 7 should be running on that pretty decent. mine just has 512 megs ram no more the that. and under the minimum space requirements which is 15 gigs. and I have just a 12 gig hard drive. So I think I have you beat a bit. your processor is a little bit slower and I will give you that. but I have only 512 ram and you have 768. that is not far from what you need for ram. windows 7 requires at least 1 gig ram 15 gigs of free space. then you have thehard drive. yours is bigger then mine so you have plenty of space.

I am not trying to brag. but I just thought I would tell you.

I would like to get a pentium 2 300 mhz. and see if it will run on that. most likely won't 300 mhz is very slow. but I would be curious to see if someone got a pentium 2 to run 7 as fasat as xp or faster.

about that 486. I think that would be cool if you try that. I am curious on the outcome of that.
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01 Sep 2009   #84
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I have an email from a friend in which he laughs at Win7 running on an original Pentium @ 75Mhz with 128MB of ram. Hard to believe but I somehow don't doubt him. Impressive, really.
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01 Sep 2009   #85

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Dual Pent_2 400mhz, 512 ram

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01 Sep 2009   #86

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64

how abt windows 7 working with team viewer
i have windows 7 virtually working on an 256mb machine through team viewer!!!!
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01 Sep 2009   #87

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Yep I love TewmViewer, Also Works great with Win7

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02 Sep 2009   #88

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]

My grandma still keeps her old old old PC that runs on windows 95 and it's sooooo slow it takes like 15 seconds to open up the floppy drive. If anyone could smack up a... shorter version of Windows 7 on a diskette than I'd try it!
I haven't checked, but I believe the HDD was less than a gigabyte and the PC had 64 ram... or less LOL! It runs on a "fat" monitor and has no USB's, and the only printer it can use is those old printers with really long end cables, remember them? The computer is really old, and my grandma now has her own acer laptop so basicly she gave me her dinosaur for experiments. Surely no Windows Seven will run on it, but I think I win at the oldest PC competition. Did I mention that it says "Now it's safe to turn off your computer." after the shutdown? It's those click click buttons, yea, that's how old it is!
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09 Nov 2009   #89

windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Windows 7 on a Dell Latitude C400

so, here`s my 'oldie':

i`ve had this laptop for a while, and thought it was about time i bought another laptop with Windows 7 on it.

to my surprise i came upon this topic, where i found a much better option.

here`s the specs:

Dell Latitude C400
PIII 1200mhz
512ram (only thing altered)
the rest is all pretty standard...

Windows 7 is running, even better then XP

Dell c400 Video driver issues...

here`s my screenshot for the specs (before installation of correct video driver (see link above)) and performance:

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13 Nov 2009   #90

Windows 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lebon14 View Post
I think that I could try it on my mom's old PC but I have two problems :
320MB of RAM
no DVD drive

It has a Celeron 700MHz with a Voodoo III graphic card.


Install it via usb.
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