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Dell Dimension E521 Windows 7 Compatibility


Is dell dimension e521 windows 7 compatible?

Answer:-
It runs vista? Yeah, you are good for 7. X86(32 bit) if you have less than 3 gb and 64-bit if you have more than 3gb of ram. You can also check the microsoft for the windows 7 upgrade advisor download: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/get/upgrade-advisor.aspx

Download it and it will scan you specs and make a recommendation based on your system.


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