Install Windows 7 with 128MB or 256MB

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by catalinoo9, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. catalinoo9

    catalinoo9 MDL Novice

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  2. Rosco

    Rosco MDL Addicted

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    Who'd want to run any version of Windows on less than 4 GB RAM anyway ?
     
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  3. timesurfer

    timesurfer MDL Developer

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    Yea I got 2GB and it's barely good enough...lol
     
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  4. PAYMYRENT

    PAYMYRENT MDL Developer

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    me, i have 2 gigs :D lol and everything is perfect
     
  5. bluecatfish

    bluecatfish MDL Junior Member

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    Thanks for the link catalinoo9. Some of us just like to see what we can do with old slow machines. I have a dual core Pentium laptop and a desktop with 4 gigs for my main machines, but I have an old homebuilt pentium 4 1.5 Ghz on a Intel D845HV MB with 768 gigs Windows 7 Ultimate activated with an Intel Pro 100+ NIC modded with an acer SLIC 2.1 instead of a loader. Machine is pretty speedy as long as I don't try to run more than a couple of programs at a time. Installed 7 home premuim first and then did a anytime upgrade to ultimate with OEM SLP key from forum. Would like to mod the BIOS on the D845HV but haven't found a way to do it yet.
     
  6. Thanos_The_Mad_Titans

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    mine 4gb! run smooth!
     
  7. iamanoob

    iamanoob MDL Senior Member

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    #7 iamanoob, Apr 12, 2010
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    i used to be an avid 2GB user and would poo-poo any remarks about "not enough memory" ..

    until one day.. i was playing GTA San Andreas and the game ran poorly..
    so i went out and got 2 more GiGs...
    installed it ..
    and what a difference !
    the RAM used to hover at 50 - 60 % constantly..
    but with the extra 2GiGs.. it idles @ 20 - 30% :)

    and GTA ran smoothly !
    the PC's boot time improved dramatically !
    Overall responsiveness/performance was dramatically improved ..
    so i do recommend atleast 4GB of RAM for Vista/7 ..
     
  8. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Why would anybody sane attempt that?

    sebus
     
  9. bluecatfish

    bluecatfish MDL Junior Member

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    Some of insane people just like to experiment.
     
  10. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    ofcourse it does, you have installed extra 2 GB..

    2 GB 1 GB used
    4 GB 1.3-1.5 GB used..
     
  11. Ion

    Ion MDL Novice

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    mine 16 gb running perfect
     
  12. Ion

    Ion MDL Novice

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    who actually believes a screenshot?
     
  13. acyuta

    acyuta MDL Expert

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    A computer with 128MB or even 256MB RAM would most probably mean an early 2000s system. My 1999-2002 desktop PC had 128MB.
     
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