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Topic # 8446 30-Jun-2006 12:50
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Hi Does anyone know if I could Install windows Vista Beta 2 on a PC with 256mb of ram. Will it work or is there a program that will fool the installation so it thinks I have 512mb or something like that? Or Will it just not work at all? Thanks Cool

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Reply # 40198 30-Jun-2006 12:55
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Good Luck! LOL



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Reply # 40202 30-Jun-2006 12:58
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I take it that means noCrySmile

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Reply # 40207 30-Jun-2006 14:07
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I would not even install windows xp on a 256mb ram machine.







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  Reply # 40208 30-Jun-2006 14:15
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You can do it with 512Mb but would be stupid to attempt with less than 1Gb. It would be like installing it on an old 486



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Reply # 40212 30-Jun-2006 14:44
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So Can U install vista is it possible?

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  Reply # 40214 30-Jun-2006 14:53
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Vista requires a minimum of 512. It might not let you install it with less than that but you can guarantee it will be so slow running it will make your life hell

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  Reply # 40957 13-Jul-2006 14:14
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For usability reasions I wouldnt run Vista on less than 2 gig, 512 is the minimum ..256 is just nuts :)

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  Reply # 40971 13-Jul-2006 16:52
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reignofgold you can use it on 256 ram, i would recommend turning aero off and using msconfig to remove microsoft start up items you dont require, but honestly stick with xp.

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