Can I run windows 7? Tags: Windows 7 RAM Last response: October 30, 2012 3:55 PM in Windows 7 Share eiflegend October 30, 2012 1:32:06 PM hey guys. finally getting to upgrading to windows 7 from xp professional basic system specs are the following: model/make: HP compaq dx7500 RAM: 2gb CPU: intel Core 2Duo e7400 2.8ghz gpu: intel g45/g43 express chipset now i know RAM needs to be upgraded to at least 4gb. but im wondering if the other components need an upgrade as well? seems borderline to me the pc is used mainly for browsing and nothing really intense. any upgrades you guys recommend to run win7 smoothly? or is just ram sufficient? thanks More about : run windows CDdude55 a b $ Windows 7 October 30, 2012 2:02:11 PM It should run fine, though Windows Aero might not work as smoothly (or at all) using an old Intel chipset GPU. But Windows 7 takes up as about as much resources as XP does, so you should be safe overall i'd say. m 0 l inzone a b $ Windows 7 October 30, 2012 2:02:40 PM Just the ram upgrade will do. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Hawkeye22 a c 228 $ Windows 7 October 30, 2012 3:55:56 PM This should help out too. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/up... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi cant run windows 7 x64 but my system is 64 bit capable Forum SolvedCan I run dual monitors on my Acer Veriton x275 running Windows 7 professional? Everything is stock on this computer. Forum SolvedIs it possible to run Windows XP 32-bit and Windows 7 64-bit on the same computer? Forum SolvedHow to run 64 bit ubuntu on 32 bit windows 7 Forum Solvedlooking for a way to run Linux apps in a windows 7 environment like wine and parallels does Forum SolvedCan i run sleeping dogs in windows 7 32bit Forum SolvedCan I run Windows 7 on Samsung Sync Master 740NW Forum SolvedIs Intel processor pentium 4cpu2.8ghz fast enough to run windows 7 Forum SolvedCan my computer run Windows 7 64Bit Forum SolvedCan This Run Windows 7? Forum SolvedCan I run Windows 7,64 bit on a computer that had Windows 8, 64 bit installed? Forum Solvedcan i run windows 7 with this low specs ? Forum SolvedCan I run Visual Basic 6 in Windows 7 compatibility mode? Forum SolvedHi everyone.I run a windows 7 HP TouchSmart600 and if I was to run a program like minecraft or APB reloaded I can play for Forum Solvedtrying to build a computer that can run skyrim on max with a limit around 700-750 with windows 7 included Forum SolvedIs it possible to boot and run Windows 7 on my HP 110 Deskdop from an external hard drive and bypass the Windows 8 OS? Am pr Forum SolvedPC wont run windows 7 ultimate Forum SolvedWhat is a good Virtualization programs that can run Window 7 for Windows 7? Forum Solvedwill the witcher: enhanced edition directors cut run on windows 7 Forum SolvedCan't Install/Run Windows 7. Linux Ubuntu runs flawlessly...help please? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !