FREE TESTS: Is Your Computer’s Hardware & Software Ready for Windows 7?

 
MICROSOFT COMPATIBILITY TEST:
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from Microsoft scans your PC’s system, programs and devices to check if it’s able to run Windows 7. After a few minutes, the report will let you know if your PC meets the system requirements, if there are any known compatibility issues with your programs and devices, and will also provide guidance on your upgrade options to Windows 7.
NOTE:  Before you run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor, be sure to plug in any USB devices or other devices such as printers, external hard drives, or scanners that are regularly used with the PC you’re evaluating.
HARDWARE COMPATIBILITY TEST:
 
      • Can your computer support the Windows 7 64 bit Version?
      • Do you need to run Windows XP Mode Virtualization?
SecurAble, by Steve Gibson, quickly tells if your computer will support the Windows 7 64 bit Version, as well as "Hardware Virtualization" which is required for Windows XP Mode. (Manufacturer’s Tests: AMD & Intel)
 
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About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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