Today there are two current versions of Windows that are worth considering - 7 and 10. We will not consider XP, since it is pretty decently outdated.
But 7 is also outdated and it is no longer possible to buy a new laptop with Windows 7 on board.
Computer manufacturers immediately install Windows 10 even on very weak computers. And people are tormented with Windows 10, because the computer, in fact, does not pull it. Let's take a look at the minimum system requirements for Windows 10:
That is, this is 1 or 2 gigabytes of RAM (depending on the architecture of the CPU (for very ancient 1 GB)) and processor at least 1 GHz with support for PAE, NX, SSE2 (in fact, this is any processor released for the last 5-year-old school). But as practice shows, it is almost impossible to work on a computer with a 2-core 1.1 GHz processor (for example, Celeron N).
So. You need to change Windows 10 to Windows 7 in the following cases. I will try not to burden you with various terms and describe it as succinctly and simply as possible:
- The computer was running Windows 7, you changed to Windows 10 and the computer began to slow down noticeably, and also have problems with the hardware drivers.
- Your PC has a processor with a frequency of less than 2 GHz. Here, as it were, it is worthwhile to understand that of course "Windows" will run on a single-core CPU, but only the processor's power will be enough to run it. No more.
- You have 1 or 2 gigabytes of RAM, but there is no way to add.
Yes, Windows 10 will work even on 1 gigabyte, but modern programs sometimes require more. If there are 7, then at least the programs will be easier to work with;
- You do not have a solid state hard drive (SSD) and cannot install one. The difference in how Windows 10 works with and without an SSD is great - I can't even imagine how it would work with a regular hard drive.
Older versions of Windows do not have such problems and they work smartly with the HDD. Let me remind you that an SSD drive is many times faster than an HDD.
- You don't like Windows 10 for some reason. But it should be understood that 7 will be more vulnerable to hacking and attacks than 10.
Also, hardware manufacturers for computers no longer support Windows 7 and do not provide drivers for this system. I personally encountered such a problem on an external sound card - in Windows 10 the driver works fine, in Windows 7 the native driver does not installed (error), and the driver that picked up the 7 has a rudiment: when listening to music, a strong "digital noise" is heard.
It should be understood that when installing Windows 7 on new hardware, various compatibility problems can come out: in this case I recommend using the English-speaking forums on the Internet - most likely, your problem has already been solved by someone from lovers. Unfortunately, it is impossible to list all the possible problems.
What if you don't want Windows 7? I advise you to look towards the various Linux assemblies. It's exciting and interesting - you can customize your computer for yourself and get an interesting experience with an advanced operating system that is not designed for a wide audience.
Well, I seem to have managed to tell you.
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