Most people are looking forward to upgrade to Windows 7. Microsoft is providing guidance on the minimum system requirements for Windows 7, showing that Windows 7 will work on a broader array of hardware than any other release of Windows at launch.
Windows 7 System Requirements
These are the Microsoft minimum hardware recommendations for systems that will be running the Windows 7.
- 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
- 1 GB of RAM (32-bit). 2 GB of RAM (64-bit)
- 16 GB of available disk space (32-bit). 20 GB (64-bit)
- Support for DirectX 9 graphics with 128 MB memory with Windows Display Driver Model 1.0 or higher driver (to enable the Aero theme)
- DVD-R/W Drive
- Internet access.
Most computers that run Windows Vista, will be able to run Windows 7 too.