Should I Upgrade to W10

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  1. ac3ds
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    I have a really crappy toshiba right now, it came with Windows 7 and I downgraded it to XP. Now my question is should I get W10? Do you guys think it would be worth upgrading, or would programs run good?
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  2. DarkGabbz

    DarkGabbz Resident XBOX Guy

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    Add 2gb of ram and use windows 7.
     
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  3. J-Machine

    J-Machine Self proclaimed Pog champion

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    what gabbz said
     
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  4. Xenon Hacks

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    That is a very weak system I would upgrade to windows 10 for the extra performance you can squeeze out of it. Don't forget to do a fresh install though.
     
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  5. Luckkill4u

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    I'd say stick with Windows 7. Windows 10 is nice but with your specs you're better off sticking with the OS it came with unless you upgrade the RAM but that's an expense to an outdated laptop...
     
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  6. ItsKipz

    ItsKipz l33t hax0r

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    Just use the free upgrade tool from xp >10 or xp > 7 > 10
     
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  7. TheKingy34

    TheKingy34 what has happened?

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    I'm just going to Kingy this, and say why the hack did you downgrade to Windows XP? Like what Dark said, you're better off with Windows 7, as Windows 10 wouldn't be the best idea for you...
     
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    I only downgraded to Windows XP because at the time programs I needed didn't work on 7, but that is no longer the case.
     
  9. Pacheko17

    Pacheko17 かっこい男の子

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    I don't think you can run Windows 10.
    Use 7 and get 10 when you get a better PC, seeing as how it is the best Windows OS so far.
     
  10. TheKingy34

    TheKingy34 what has happened?

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    Did you try compat mode?
     
  11. ac3ds
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    Yep it was a driver that wasn't upgrade for anything past Vista then.
     
  12. Xenon Hacks

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    Not true in the slightest windows 10 is much more lightweight
     
  13. TheKingy34

    TheKingy34 what has happened?

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    If so, W10 wouldn't do much different anyways
    With all the bloatware and the repeated screenshots?
     
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    Yes but the biggest issue with newer OS's is driver support. Chance is you'll be using vista drivers on Windows 10 and compatibility will suffer.

    Windows 10 on a computer with similar specs but newer would benefit the best.
     
  15. ac3ds
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    I didn't have an extra 2gb stick so I added a 4gb stick and it works just fine even though it says you can have 4gb as a maximum! Installing Windows 10 along with 7 right now!
     
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    Only install 7.
     
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  17. Vishnoo

    Vishnoo Failure is success if we learn from it.

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    If you want to install windows 10 do a clean install or you may have many issues.First, you need more ram. Or you cannot use apps like bluestacks,steam. You can use it, but you will have many problems, Your start will not open,If it opens it takes minutes.If you do not use ram eating softwares and want it only for web browsing,music etc. You can use win 10.