[REQ] - Utility to boost performance on Windows 7 Starter Edition

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Mr.X, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. Mr.X

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  2. Mr.X

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    Bump! lol

    Really? No one?
     
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  4. dhjohns

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    Windows 10 x86 will run better than 7 on that.
     
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  5. Joe C

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    #5 Joe C, Jul 14, 2017
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    Windows 7 home in better than starter ,
     
  7. rhahgleuhargh

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    Hi,
    Forget Windows 7 or 10 with this kind of machine. I use Lubuntu in a similar machine (Packard Bell netbook ATOM 270 1 GB RAM) which consums much lower RAM than Linux Mint. If you switch the HDD with a SSD (an old model is enough, you can find first Intel generations 40 GB for 50$), it will work pretty good.
     
  8. John Sutherland

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  9. sebus

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    Sadly adding memory & SSD it costs more than the whole value of the unit itself. Looks like false economy to keep it on life-support
     
  10. Mr.X

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    True. The sh1tty mini laptop is an old model and its replacement / upgrading parts are scarce and if one could find them, quite expensive.
     
  11. Joe C

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    SSD's are said to out last platter drives, so even if you did buy one for an old laptop, you could still re-use it in another pc after that one dies.... memory, not so much because it's always changing. And currently memory prices are through the roof
    I have heard rumors of DDR5 memory coming out next year
     
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  12. Tiger-1

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    yep I agree 100% unfortunately is true ;)
     
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