If you are considering upgrading any existing machines to Windows 7 Scomis recommend running the Microsoft Upgrade Advisor which can be found here – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=20. This utility will advise as to whether this is a viable option for you.
The very minimum specification that Microsoft expect is:
Windows 7 system requirements
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here’s what it takes:
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
- 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver