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Windows 8 Requirements

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Hi Guys. What are minimum specifications required to install windows 8. I presently use the windows 7 64 bit.

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Same as Windows 7, but a 1024x768 or higher screen resolution is needed to use WinRT programs. And Windows 8 is lighter than 7 so it runs better in general on the same hardware.

If you

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1GHz processor, 1GB ram, 16 hard disk and microsoft directX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver.

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Same as Windows 7, but a 1024x768 or higher screen resolution is needed to use WinRT programs. And Windows 8 is lighter than 7 so it runs better in general on the same hardware.

If you

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If only that were true. I can't get my main desktop to work correctly with Windows 8 but is currently running Windows 7 with no problems (or additional drivers except the nVidia ones for my graphics card)

But I accept I'm a rare case. In 99.99% of cases if your machine runs Windows 7 fine Windows 8 will work fine to.

All has to do with driver problems.

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All has to do with driver problems.

Probably but I'm unable to get Windows installed at all so I don't know how I can fix it.

The only way I can get Windows 8 to install is to take out my

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