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Windows 7: Windows7 Minimalist RAM question.

21 Oct 2009   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (x86)

"If you have 4 or 8 GB of RAM there's really nothing to be concerned about. Windows 7 will run fine in even 2GB of RAM."

Windows 7 runs fine on 1GB of RAM

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21 Oct 2009   #32

XP, Seven, 2008R2


I guess you didn't notice I run it in a VM with 512MB of RAM. but would I recommend someone else to run Windows 7 in less than 2GB of RAM? No I wouldn't, unless all they do is go to websites and read e-mail.
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21 Oct 2009   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate

Omega, no need to be an arse about things.

Simply put, windows 7 requires less ram at boot, and during normal operation in extended periods than vista does. There really isn't much more too it than that.

After a clean install on an old pentium 4 system with 1gb of ram, win7 used a total of 310mb of ram. This value reached about 450mb after using some basic windows software and surfing the net. All background processes and services such as superfetch and windows defender were left untouched.

/posted from iPhone.
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21 Oct 2009   #34

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Lol.. that guy was banned days ago... dont expect he'll be reading this anytime soon...
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