Solved Will Windows 7 run on IBM XP Pro T40 Thinkpad

June 19, 2015 at 15:28:43
Specs: Windows 7
Can this computer be upgrade to Window 7 or 8 !!!????
Would upgrading take too much memory ????
Thank you

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June 19, 2015 at 16:03:39
How much hard disk space have you - give total and free space?

How much RAM have you installed?
[memory is RAM as you probably know].

What operating system is currently in use?

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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June 20, 2015 at 06:14:25
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Not a good candidate for Win7. Maximum RAM is only 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR266. It will run Win7, but not very well. Try a lightweight version of Linux instead. I'm a fan of Zorin & Mint, but there are literally 100's of other choices, all free!

T40 specs:


Mint Xfce is for older systems:

More Linux choices:

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