#6 – Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Beta, final system requirements for Windows 7 and Windows XP Mode

May 12, 2009 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

If you are wondering if your computer is good enough to handle Windows 7 download and install Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor which will tell you if can run Windows 7 on your computer. It will also scan your computer for any potential problems like software and hardware compatibility issues.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Beta

If you plan to run Windows 7 on your computer you should at least meet following system requirements:

  • 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1GB RAM (32-bit) / 2GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX® 9 graphics processor with WDDM (Windows Display Driver Model) 1.0 or higher driver

If you plan to run Windows XP Mode within your Windows 7 you will need more RAM (at least 2GB) and some more disk space (at least additional 15GB) . Also your CPU should support hardware virtualization, Intel-VT in case of Intel CPU or AMD-V in case of AMD CPU.

Windows Virtual PC

With help of Windows XP Mode you can run your applications even if they are not supported under Windows 7.

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