Will Windows 10 Work On My System

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Will Windows 10 Work On My System

Postby meppwc » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:21 am

I have an XP system (see below), and I need to know if Windows 10 will work well on this machine. Also need to know if my system supports 64 bit. If my current system will not support 10, what will I need to do in order to get there?

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Re: Will Windows 10 Work On My System

Postby Roach412 » Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:44 am

Yes, should work on Win10 64bit.

Found this where they did the (near) exact setup you have:
https://www.tenforums.com/installation- ... ystem.html

That being said - you could run into some oddities when trying to install Win10. Older CPUs and boards sometimes give fits.

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Re: Will Windows 10 Work On My System

Postby Mr T » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:30 pm

Yes, no problems, the only thing I would do is upgrade the RAM to at least 4Gb and put it on an SSD to get a fast system.. If you want to save money and not bother with windows, try a free linux operating system..
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Re: Will Windows 10 Work On My System

Postby c327 » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:31 pm

I ran into the same issue with my beloved XP Pro Sager laptop. In addition to updating some of the hardware to meet W10 minimum requirements you need to check to see if the installed hardware and drivers are undateable with W10 some might be and some might not.
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