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    Win 8 install


    I have a Dell Inspiron 700m. Will I be able to install Windows 8. In other words, is there a minimum hardware requirements. Thanks.

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Hi. Titi. Welcome

    Is this your Spec.?

    Intel Pentium M 725 (Dothan 1.6GHz Pentium M Processor)

    512MB RAM

    12.1” WXGA Widesceen

    Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 (802.11 b/g) Internal Wireless

    40GB Ultra ATA Hard Drive, 4200 RPM

    32 WHr 4-cell Lithium-Ion Battery

    24x Combo DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive
    The overall spec won't give much support. Stick with Windows XP probably wiser.
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    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Windows 8 Enterprise N x64

    With that old specs I would have stayed with XP (Or buy a new computer)
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    Windows 7, 8 Preview

    Wow that's old. I had the 600M. I wouldn't expect 8 to work well on that. Would probably be a bit slow; and it didn't have dedicated graphics either. So no fancy stuff.
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    I only bumped to 2gig memory max. Thanks.
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    It will run in 1 gig (32bit) but your video probably wont support aero. No doubt it will be slow.
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    Is it possible for me to bring my Dell 700m laptop to the shop and add a video card to it? Thanks.
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    Windows 8 Developer 32 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by titi2 View Post
    Is it possible for me to bring my Dell 700m laptop to the shop and add a video card to it? Thanks.
    No It's not
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    Thanks for your help. Have a good one.
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