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#1 ranger72

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Posted 02 July 2009 - 11:13 AM

Hi Guys,

I just pre-ordered Win 7 Pro. I plan on installing a third hard drive on this machine and adding the new Os to it so it will be running Win Xp Pro and Win Vista Home Premium and Win 7 Pro.


Here are the present spec's : Computer Spec's

Power Supply: 650 Watt NZXT PRC-650 SLI Ready

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6850 (2 X 3.0GHz) / 4MB L2 Cache / 1333 FSB

Motherboard: Asus P5N32-E SLI nForce 680i SLI Chipset w/ 7.1 ssound/ Gb LAN/ S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0, IEEE-1394 Dual PCI-E Mobo

RAM: (4096MB) 1024mb X 4- DDR2-800- PC6400 Memory Modules- Corsair XMS2 XTREME w/ Heat Spreader

Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS 320Mb memory

Hard Drive 1 Hitachi 320GB ( Serial-ATA-ll, 3Gb 7200 RPM, 16Mb Cache) Windows XP Pro SP 2 with all updates to date

Hard Drive 2 ( Same as HD 1 ) Windows Vista Home Premium with all updates to date

Easy BCD BootLoad Manager to toggle between Operating Systems/ Windows XP Pro is my DeFault OS.

Monitors: Dual Widescreen Viewsonic 20" Color Flatscreens

Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-FI Extreme


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This is the report from Windows Upgrade advisor on this machine. It says I need to upgrade my Sound card.

Does anyone have any Ideas on that?

Thank you very much,

ranger72 :huh:



You need to prepare your system before installing Windows 7.
System Requirements
Upgrade Backup system first You'll need to perform a custom installation of Windows 7 and then reinstall your programs. Make sure to back up your files before you begin. Go online to get important information about installing Windows 7.
CPU speed 3.00 GHz Your CPU meets the 1 GHz minimum requirement.
RAM 3.25 GB Your system memory meets the 1 GB requirement for 32-bit Windows 7 and the 2 GB requirement for 64-bit Windows 7.
Hard Drive Free Space 224.21 GB Your hard disk meets the minimum requirement of 16 GB free space for 32-bit Windows 7 and 20 GB free space for 64-bit Windows 7.
Windows Aero Capable Your system can run Windows Aero.

Devices
ATK0110 ACPI UTILITY
ATK Action recommended Run Windows Update after installing Windows 7 to make this device compatible.
Creative X-Fi Audio Processor (WDM)
Creative Technology, Ltd. Not compatible This device isn't compatible with Windows 7.
AOpen FM56-PV Controllerless PCI Modem
AOpen Action recommended Run Windows Update after installing Windows 7 to make this device compatible.
EPSON Stylus CX8400 Series
EPSON Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
SoundMAX Integrated Digital HD Audio
Analog Devices Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
NVIDIA Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
PCI Class USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller
OWC Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
NVIDIA Network Bus Enumerator
NVIDIA Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller
NVIDIA Corporation Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
Unibrain driver / OHCI Compatible Board
Unibrain Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
EPSON CX8300/CX8400/DX8400
EPSON Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.
USB Mass Storage Device
Compatible USB storage device Compatible This device is compatible with Windows 7.

Programs
Diskeeper 2008 Professional
version 12.0.794.32
Diskeeper Corporation Uninstall first You need to uninstall this program before upgrading to Windows 7. You won't be able to install it after upgrading to Windows 7.
Symantec AntiVirus Client
version 8.1.0.825
Symantec Corporation Minor issues You might experience minor issues using this program while running Windows 7. For more information, go online to the manufacturer's website.

Edited by ranger72, 02 July 2009 - 11:21 AM.

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