Help with upgrading to Windows 7

  lujki 18:49 03 Dec 14
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Hi everyone, I have a somewhat old PC that I would like to upgrade to Windows 7. I ran the Upgrade Advisor. I have only 256 MB of RAM. I plan to upgrade RAM to at least 1GB, and I have 2.66GHz Intel Celeron 331 CPU that's compatible with Windows 7. Also, I have Intel P5GD1-VM Motherboard with i915G chipset. I wanted to know is that chipset compatible with Windows 7. And I have Intel® 82915G/82910GL Express Chipset Family GPU with only 64MB of memory. I found out that it is the minimum for WIN7 but not enough for Windows Aero. But drivers for it are incompatible with Windows 7. I am a little confused now, are my motherboard and chipset compatible with WIN7, and can I somehow change GPU (I'm not sure is it the same as Graphical Card, and Graphics Controller), and will I be able to upgrade when I change my RAM and GPU? Thanks!

  Batch 18:22 04 Dec 14

Seems quite an old and slow PC to me (8 or 9 years). Not sure it is worth upgrading. Why do you want to do it?

You'd probably best investing the cash in a new (or newer secondhand) PC.

If you really want to try Windows 7, I'd recommend using 32 bit version for driver compatibility (but still no guarantee).

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