Posts Tagged ‘windows 7’

Free Windows 8 Start button – Video

This video will show you how to install a start button like Windows 7 on Windows 8 or 8.1. This will allow the system to operate more easily like Windows 7. Classic shell is free and it is easily installed and setup. If you don’t like the Windows 8 and 8.1 interface then try Classic Shell.

Windows 7 More Popular than Vista, but not Windows XP

Usage of Windows 7 had finally surpassed that of Windows Vista. 14.46 percent of Internet users are using Windows 7 and 14.34 percent are using Windows Vista. Windows XP, is at 61.9 percent which is amazing because Windows XP is nearly 9 years old.

Appleā€™s Mac OS X has a respectable 5 percent for the desktop version of the OS.

Via: Techcrunch

Windows 7 Requirements

Really small requirements for Microsoft’s newest operating system. Will run on Netbooks with no problem. This guy was able to get Windows 7 to run on a PII-266 with 96 megs of ram. Check it out here:

PII-266 with Windows 7

Windows 7 system requirements

If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here’s what it takes:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Additional requirements to use certain features:

  • Internet access (fees may apply)
  • Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware
  • For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required
  • Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware
  • HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7
  • DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive
  • BitLocker requires Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2
  • BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive
  • Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM, an additional 15 GB of available hard disk space, and a processor capable of hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on
  • Music and sound require audio output

Windows 7 Requirements

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