The previous post about Windows 7, Some FAQ about Windows 7 RC – Expiration, Upgrade, Hacks, Install gives you complete information about Windows 7 RC. Microsoft officially announced the Windows 7 would be released this holiday season. Many of us are thinking if the current system would be able to support Windows 7 completely.
The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor scans your PC to see if it can run Windows 7, and explains any potential compatibility issues. The beta can be downloaded here . Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor examines a PC’s processor, memory, storage, and graphics capabilities, identifies known compatibility issues with installed software and any USB devices and finally provides guidance on how to resolve those issues. Also, gives you an idea of what version of Windows 7 upgrade is available or if a clean install is required.
Below are final system requirements for Windows 7:
- 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1GB RAM (32-bit) / 2GB RAM (64-bit)
- 16GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20GB (64-bit)
- DirectX® 9 graphics processor with WDDM (Windows Display Driver Model) 1.0 or higher driver