Windows 7 Hardware Requirements

Your computer should meet or exceed the following specifications for a successful upgrade:

  • DVD Reader
  • 2 GB memory (RAM)
  • 25 GB available hard drive space
  • 3.0 GHz processor (CPU)
If you are unsure if your hardware and software will support Windows 7, you can run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.

Contact the Extension Computer Support Hotline at 515-294-1725 or eithotline@iastate.edu for assistance.