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Post upgradeing a laptops OS
Okay, Ive got a laptop (obviously) and I've never been particularly happy with the way it works, I thnk Asus did a piss poor job on putting the software together for it, and it's a bit ropey in operations, and support for the model is non existent (not been upgraded since launch)

So what happens if I decided to *fupp* it and put windows 7 on it?

Bearing in mind it's made for Vista, and it's got integrated GPU etc etc, will Windows 7 pick up the drivers etc for it?

will Windows 7 run smoothly is basically the crux, or is it going to be a complete cluster *fupp*

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Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:30 pm
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Post Re: upgradeing a laptops OS
The only sure way to know is to try it.
If its drivers, you should either have them in 7, on line or with the original disks.
Most laptops have slots for expanding the memory.

I assume you want to change to 7 anyway, so if you get it and it is no good, you have it for your new one.

(there is a pre registration period to test windows, so the one you try, may not be the one you register)

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Tue Feb 08, 2011 4:17 pm
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Post Re: upgradeing a laptops OS
If it is designed for Vista then the Vista drivers should work with Windows 7.

Performance shouldn't be an issue. Windows 7 is more efficient than Vista. I happily run it on machines designed for XP.


Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:33 pm
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