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Inherited an old laptop, want to know if it will run windows 7

#1Chef_ExcellencePosted 5/24/2014 11:13:27 PM
Its a 6-7 year old HP laptop with a 2 ghz intel core duo and poopy integrated graphics. It runs alright on Vista which it has installed but I would like to switch to windows 7. Would that have any impact on performance or should it run about the same? I just need it for word processing and occasional web browsing, not trying to game or anything.
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#2TheC0ndemnedOnePosted 5/24/2014 11:17:24 PM
It should run better on 7 and even better on 8.
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#3drinkPosted 5/25/2014 1:49:07 AM
I installed 8.1 on a HP laptop that age. Same specs too.
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#4romsnbombsPosted 5/25/2014 3:17:53 AM
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#5romsnbombsPosted 5/25/2014 3:20:37 AM
Should be fine as long as it's got 2GB of RAM, minimum.

What model is it? Drivers can sometimes be an issue
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#6urtvPosted 5/25/2014 5:36:07 AM
vista works fine for web browsing and word processing