August 06, 2012

What are the Windows 7 System Requirements

It’s been a long time since Microsoft Windows 7 was released but still many users have not upgraded to it. Microsoft Windows XP is the operating system that many of you have stuck with due to many reasons including upgrade issues, lack of minimum system requirements, or lack of proper knowledge etc. While Microsoft’s Windows 8 is on the way, users with other than Windows 7 and Vista will not be able to enjoy this stylish Metro-style operating system on their machines.
So, if you want to enhance your experience with Microsoft products and the way you use your machine, it’s time to upgrade to Windows 7. Afterwards only, you will be able to upgrade to Windows 8, the upcoming stylish product which I am sure you are going to love. Before you upgrade to Windows 7 from Windows XP or Vista, it’s better to check whether your system meets the minimum system requirements for Windows 7 upgrade or not. Check them below:
Minimum System Requirements for Windows 7:
  • 1GB RAM for 32-bit version and 2GB RAM for 64-bit version
  • 1 GHz or faster processor for 32-bit (x86) version or 64-bit (x64) version
  • 16GB or higher available space on hard disk drive for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions
  • DirectX 9 graphics card with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
  • Web browsers Internet Explorer 6 or higher, Mozilla FireFox, Google Chrome, Safari



Additional Requirements:
  • If you run high-end graphics applications, additional hardware (graphics card) and RAM may be required depending on the requirements (Your PC may run slow in its absence)
  • Certain games and applications may require DirectX 10 or higher graphics card with higher driver software
  • Windows Touch and Tablet PCs may require addition hardware
  • Windows XP Mode requires additional 1GB RAM and 15GB (additional) space on the hard disk drive
  • Video playback may require additional graphics card and RAM for optimal performance and playback.
***Windows Vista users need not worry about the system requirements as these are already met by their OS. However, if your Windows Vista do not meet the requirements, you better upgrade your hardware or software and then upgrade to Windows 7.
A 32-bit version will only support upgrade to Windows 7 32-bit versions while 64-bit will do for the Windows 7 64-bit version. 

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