Windows 10 on 1 GB RAM

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  1. fadingstar

    fadingstar MDL Novice

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    #1 fadingstar, Mar 2, 2017
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    I just joined MDL. If my post violating any rules than please delete this post or move it to a proper section.
    I have downloaded 64bit Windows 10 and want to install it on my desktop which has 1 GB RAM. Before installation I check the requirements and it showed that 64 bit installation needed 2 GB system memory. So can anyone tell me if I can install 64 bit Windows 10 or I have to install 32 bit?
    If I have to install 32 bit then please give me link to download 32 bit Windows 10 Pro.
    Thanks.....
     
  2. kaljukass

    kaljukass MDL Addicted

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    Min for 32-bit is 2GB and for 64 3GB, normal is 4GB.
    If You have less, can add at any time.
    Of course You can install also if You have only 1GB, but then it runs very-very slow and may very often freeze at all.
     
  3. Tiger-1

    Tiger-1 MDL Guru

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    @fadingstar Welcome to MDL :welcome2: then for start good here dude at least try making search one trick look first on Windows 10 section :)
     
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  4. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    Install 32bit with 1GB RAM

    Or.... buy more RAM
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    What MrMagic says, install 32bit, what language iso do you need?
     
  6. Garbellano

    Garbellano MDL Addicted

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    lol. Just dont. Even 7 cant handle it with 1GB and no FRAMEWORK + Spyware.
     
  7. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    x86 handles it just fine on 1GB ram.
     
  8. MS_User

    MS_User MDL Guru

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    true but very slow....maybe SSD mite help it a lot;)
     
  9. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Fast or slow is really subjective, the OP can decide that for him/herself :)
     
  10. fadingstar

    fadingstar MDL Novice

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    @all thanks for replying to this thread.
    @Enthousiast I need English (US or UK) iso.
    @Garbellano currently have Windows 8 32-bit installed in my PC and it is running smoothly. I am not a power user, only little bit of internet, music, videos. That's all. So I think, according to my uses, Windows 10 should work too. But still need your opinion.
     
  11. fadingstar

    fadingstar MDL Novice

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    Him. :D
     
  12. lobo11

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    No you really don't want Garbellano's opinion :sneaky:
     
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  13. fadingstar

    fadingstar MDL Novice

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    :eek: :biggrin:
     
  14. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    This is true
     
  15. lievre

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    Why don't you just try it and you will see.

    I think you will have enough

    Lievre
     
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  16. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    1 GB ... :g:.

    I upgraded my notebook to 4 GB very cheap since the 2 GB even nearly froze while surfing the web with Win 7. I found it unstable to nearly unusable before.

    Would be interested to know what is possible with only 1 GB, there are only some MB left after Win started :hmm:.
     
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  17. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    Have Acer KAV60 netbook with 2 GB RAM running 32-bit Windows 10 Enterprise AU upgraded to latest Insider CU. 69 secs from cold boot to all icons on taskbar. Runs well. Would be better with SDD.
     
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  18. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    ^^define 'runs well', can only imagine this in Desktop Idle :cool2:. Opening a big picture folder with xnview on 2 GB made the machine using page file excessively = nearly frozen for several minutes.
     
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  19. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    Are you saying it may take 35 minutes to reboot, hehe:p
     
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