Solved installation of windows8 on desktop Tags: Windows 8 Desktops Last response: May 8, 2013 12:37 AM in Windows 8 Share manu9919 May 1, 2013 11:17:12 PM can i install windows8 on my desktop (currently my os is win XP) ram is 1GB harddisk is 160GB processor is intel pentium 4 More about : installation windows8 desktop Reply to manu9919 Best solution ThomasJ93 May 1, 2013 11:48:52 PM You probably can, but I wouldn't recommend it, as it will most likely run very slow. You're best off with sticking to XP or getting a new computer. Reply to ThomasJ93 Emerald a b * Windows 8 May 1, 2013 11:56:59 PM does Windows8 even run on 1GB of RAM? Reply to Emerald Related resources Hard disk not detected during windows8 install - Forum Best wireless adapter for windows8 desktop - Forum Help installing Windows8 in a different HDD - Forum can i install tune up utilities on windows8 or windows 8.1 - Forum install windows xp/7 32bit on windows8 64bit - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ThomasJ93 May 1, 2013 11:58:39 PM It does. Not smooth when you install and use a bunch of software, but it does run on 1GB. Reply to ThomasJ93 jared426 May 7, 2013 9:52:07 AM You'll be running the bare minimum. I wouldn't recommend installing a OS that is more expensive than you're entire PC. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows-8/system-req... You can try it though. Reply to jared426 satya_y26 May 8, 2013 12:37:13 AM There are many tools available to recovery DATA check ex : http://DigitalWalt.com/data-recovery-conducting-from-fo... Reply to satya_y26 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumInstalling Evga gtx 660 on windows-8 machine ForumAfter installing nvidia driver gtx460 in windows8 black screen ForumInstall canon mp240 to windows8 ForumFormatted laptop preinstalled windows8, now i cant install windows 8 ForumInstall canon mp240 to windows8 ForumI am unable to install windows8 Pro with the preview version installed ForumI am unable to install windows8 Pro with the preview version installed ForumI am unable to install windows8 Pro with the preview version installed ForumI am unable to install windows8 Pro with the preview version installed ForumSolvedNeed to install HDMI input for desktop ForumSolvedCan I install WIndows 7 Home Premium 64-bit AND WIndows XP Pro SP3 32-bit on the same desktop? ForumSolvedCan I take my old laptops GeForce GT 540M and install it into a desktop computer? ForumSolveddesktop not filling screen after installing drivers (powercolor radeon hd7770) ForumSolvedGraphics Card just put in but resolution went weird and installed alot of documents on desktop ForumDriver installation problem with ibm 8113 desktop More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !