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What are the hardware system requirements for the Windows® 7 operating system?

Hardware system requirements for the Windows® 7 operating system.

    The minimum hardware system requirements for the Windows® 7 operating system are as follows:

    For the 32-bit version:

    1 GHz processor
    1 GB of RAM
    16 GB of available disk space
    DirectX® 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

    For the 64-bit version:

    1 GHz 64-bit compatible processor
    2 GB of RAM
    20 GB of available disk space
    DirectX® 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver