With the release of Microsoft’s new Vista operating system rolling out over the next few months, many wonder …. Is my PC capable of handling this new OS? A 1.0 GHZ processor and 1 GB of RAM are strongly recommended as starting points. Remember, RAM can usually be upgraded. For a full list of Windows Vista system requirements, click here. Please contact me for individual advice as needed.
This tool from Microsoft can also help you determine whether your PC makes the grade. Click on this link Download Vista Upgrade Advisor to go Microsoft’s website. The link to download the tool is in the middle of the page. You may be prompted to do a few Windows Updates first. Go for it… you probably haven’t been keeping up with the updates as faithfully as you should. Note: this tool only works with Windows XP. If you have Windows 98 or ME – step into the light and upgrade!!