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Is your netbook small enough for Windows 7?

Aug 18, 2009, 20:32 (5 Talkback[s])
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"While you cannot take it as a given, of course, TechARP has published leaked maximum hardware specs for Windows 7 Starter Edition machines which suggest that a netbook, as far as Microsoft is concerned, cannot exceed 10.2" when it comes to screen size.

"On top of that, TechARP also reports that for the purposes of installing Windows 7 Starter Edition a netbook must have a single core processor that does not exceed 2GHz and "a CPU thermal design power that is less than or equal to 15 W" not including the graphics and chipset."
A software vendor dictates to OEMs how to run their businesses??-- ed.

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