will windows 8 work on a dell mini 9 without pushing the hardrive and the other components so hard?
I want pwill windows 8 work on a dell mini 9 without pushing the hardrive and the other components so hard.
I want to install windows 8 pro on my dell mini 9 and I want to know if it will run it and if it will run it will it push the hardrive and the ram and the processor to hard ?
The netbook has a
1.6 GHz processoor
2gb of RAM
And a 32 gb SSD drive will it rub windows 8 and will it run it without pushing it because every time I tern around I am having to replace the hard drive will it work ?
- Dell-Kris KLv 48 years agoFavorite Answer
My name is Krishna and I work for the Social Media and Community Team at Dell. To the best of my knowledge, upgrading to Windows 8 does not lead to any hardware failure.
The below link discusses the critical steps that you should take before and after Windows 8 upgrade, such as backing up data, updating drivers prior to upgrade, and verifying that the system supports an upgrade to Windows 8.
Hope this helps.
Social Media and Community Team
- Steve OLv 68 years ago
It will work but only PARTIALLY
Windows 8 comes with two modes:
1) Windows 7 style
2) new "Metro" Windows 8 style
The Windows 7 style desktop will work without a problem and you can install programs.I have network with similar specs and I don't have problems.
The Windows 8 style will NOT work because Dell Mini's resolution is not enough to support the Windows 8 apps.It requires at least 1280x... but yours is only 1024x...
- Anonymous4 years ago
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