Anyone running Vista on the bare minimum requirements?

Discussion in 'Installation & Compatibility' started by muzicman82, Jun 15, 2006.

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    muzicman82

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    I have a Dell Inspiron 8000 laptop that I may or may not try Vista on. It's 5 years old, and the experience will probably be miserable. I was wondering if any of you have installed it on such a PC. It's specs are below:



    Pentium III 1.0 Ghz

    512MB RAM

    nVidia Geforce2 Go w/ 32 MB RAM

    80GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
     
    muzicman82, Jun 15, 2006
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    Jason

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    You shouldnt have a problem, Im not positive but w/ that video card you probably won't be able to use Aero. But if you run vista in the "classic windows" theme, the resources it uses are a lot less. You should be able to run it decently in those settings. Its not soo much CPU intensive, but memory & video.
     
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    yeah i agree it should be ok, give it ago and report back.. let us know what it was like :)

    i wanted to do it on my laptop but its only got 256mb ram :(
     
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