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Can I RUN WINDOWS 8 ON MY PC??

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    Can I RUN WINDOWS 8 ON MY PC??


    Hello Everyone i need some help...I have an Old Pc (Pentium 4 Which Requirements are as followed)

    Processor:-Inter(R)Pentium 4 3.40GHZ,3.39 GHZ

    Installed Ram:-2.00GB

    Directx Installed: Version 11 with wdm drivers installed

    Hard Disk-40 GB

    System Type:-32 Bit operating system (running windows 7 Ultimate)

    And the requirements posted on microsoft website(Windows 8 system requirements - Microsoft Windows)

    If you want to run Windows 8 on your PC, here's what it takes:

    • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 (more info)
    • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
    • Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
    • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

    Can I Run windows 8 on my pc Please answer it as soon as u can i m waiting for your help

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    You can probably run Win 8 32 bit, but you have minimum hardware and it probably will not run very well.

    If this is a Dell, what is the model number, and I can check to see if Dell supports Win 8 on that model. Dell, in many cases, uses proprietary hardware and some devices will require Dell supplied drivers to operate or operate correctly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
    You can probably run Win 8 32 bit, but you have minimum hardware and it probably will not run very well.

    If this is a Dell, what is the model number, and I can check to see if Dell supports Win 8 on that model. Dell, in many cases, uses proprietary hardware and some devices will require Dell supplied drivers to operate or operate correctly.
    How To See Model Number???..
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    Quote Originally Posted by jary zaidi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
    You can probably run Win 8 32 bit, but you have minimum hardware and it probably will not run very well.

    If this is a Dell, what is the model number, and I can check to see if Dell supports Win 8 on that model. Dell, in many cases, uses proprietary hardware and some devices will require Dell supplied drivers to operate or operate correctly.
    How To See Model Number???..
    and i have Dell's C.P.U I CAN SEE ITS NAME DELL ON MY C.P.U :-D



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    Last edited by Win8PcTech; 27 Jun 2013 at 01:52.
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    I got some questions to the OP:
    1. Is the Pentium 4 the 478 socket or the LGA775 socket?
    2. Is the computer home built or factory made?
    3. What is the brand of the Video Card?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
    You can probably run Win 8 32 bit, but you have minimum hardware and it probably will not run very well.

    If this is a Dell, what is the model number, and I can check to see if Dell supports Win 8 on that model. Dell, in many cases, uses proprietary hardware and some devices will require Dell supplied drivers to operate or operate correctly.
    That is actually wrong. A Pentium 4 3.0 GHz w/ 2GB can easily handle Windows 8, but I agree with the proprietary hardware thing, although if his computer already runs Windows 7 there's a 90% chance that he can get all drivers working.

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    Thanks For your Support Guyz
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrShowdown View Post
    I got some questions to the OP:
    1. Is the Pentium 4 the 478 socket or the LGA775 socket?
    2. Is the computer home built or factory made?
    3. What is the brand of the Video Card?
    Brand of video card= Intel and My p4 is home maded(means edited ram and hard disk)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Win8PcTech View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrShowdown View Post
    I got some questions to the OP:
    1. Is the Pentium 4 the 478 socket or the LGA775 socket?
    2. Is the computer home built or factory made?
    3. What is the brand of the Video Card?
    Brand of video card= Intel and My p4 is home maded(means edited ram and hard disk)
    It doesn't make your rig a home built one.

    You need to know what integrated graphics you have, for example: 915G Express, 945GX, 965GX etc...
    You may find drivers for those chips on the Windows Update Catalog or try Windows 7 ones.

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