Windows 7 Requirements

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

Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require advanced or additional hardware.


About Eddie O.

Since 1998 I took interest in Computers, learning mostly about Virus removal; and security. Throughout the years I successfully completed A+, & N+ Prep Courses, for Computer Repairs; and Networking. Following the completion of them courses I enrolled into Online College for my Associates in Business Management, and my Bachelor in IT. I am considered a Free Lance Computer Technician, I specialize in Virus Removal, Rebuilding, and recovering Windows Operating Systems.
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