Will I able to install windows 8 in my laptop?

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Hi guys,i want to install windows 8 in my hp laptop,will I able to install it with these configurations processor – Intel® Core™2 Duo 2.8GHZ ram – 4GB it runs windows 7 smoothly

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Will I able to install windows 8 in my laptop?

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Hi.
 
If your laptop has no problems in running Windows 7 then it can run Windows 8 no problem.  Windows 8, believe it or not, actually has lower system requirements than Windows 7 making it suitable for use on low power netbooks.
 
Below are the system requirements for Windows 8:
 
1 GHz or faster 32-bit or 64-bit processor
1 GB RAM (for 32-bit edition) or 2 GB RAM (for the 64-bit edition)
16 GB available hard drive free space (for the 32-bit edition) or 20 GB free hard drive space (for the 64-bit edition)
Graphics card that supports DirectX 9 and has WDDM 1.0 (or higher) device driver
A touchscreen-capable device is recommended to take advantage of the touch capabilities
 
Based on the specifications above, your laptop is more than adequate for Windows 8
However, Windows 8 is not yet officially released.  The ISO available for download from microsoft.com is the customer preview version only.
 
If you want to try the preview, I suggest you run it in a virtual machine such as Virtualbox. 
 
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Will I able to install windows 8 in my laptop?

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Microsoft Windows 8 was released to manufacturing on August 1, 2012 and to the public on October 26, 2012. For you to run Microsoft Windows 8, you need the following hardware specifications:

  • CPU – according to Microsoft, you need at least 1 GHz or faster processor to run Microsoft Windows 8. But for a better experience, it would be better if you have Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2, or any newer processor.
  • Graphics – you need a graphics adapter that supports Microsoft DirectX 9 with WDDM 1.0 driver or higher. To have a reasonable good experience, you probably want to try a dedicated video card like the NVIDIA GeForce 8 series or ATI Radeon HD 2000 series.
  • RAM – Microsoft says 1 GB RAM for 32-bit and 2 GB RAM for 64-bit would be fine. But to ensure best performance for additional applications and background services, you probably want to double these amounts.
  • Hard drive – Microsoft recommends 16 GB free hard drive space for 32-bit and 20 GB free hard drive space for 64-bit. These amounts are for the operating system only. Since you’ll be installing additional programs probably bigger ones, you should create a partition that’s big enough for your operating system and applications.

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