Windows 10 Minimum System Requirements

Microsoft will officially release Windows 10 to the public this summer. Windows 10 will be released in 190 countries and 111 languages. Before the general availability (GA) of Windows 10, Microsoft will release Windows 10 RTM (Released To Manufacturing) for download this summer, probably in June. Almost always in the past, Microsoft released Windows in October but with Windows 10 everything is changing. Windows 10 will be released any date between July and September, not in October. Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users for one year. As the time of release of the new operating system nears, Windows users now wants to know the minimum hardware requirements to run Windows 10 on their computer. So, here’s what you need to keep in check so you can smoothly upgrade to Windows 10.

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Minimum Hardware Requirements for Windows 10 (for PC)

Microsoft wants all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users to smoothly upgrade to Windows 10. For this reason, Microsoft has kept Windows 10 minimum system requirements exact to the minimum system requirements of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. Official Windows 10 requirements is yet to be announced but we can refer to the system requirements of Windows Technical Preview.

Recently in a slide of a presentation by Microsoft at WinHEC, the company revealed details that Windows 10. Windows 10 for PC will require a minimum screen resolution of 800×600 pixels.


The display size should be of at least 7 inches for Windows 10 Pro version and 8 inches for consumer SKU. Windows 10 32-bit requires at least 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of HDD/SDD storage space. Windows 10 64-bit requires 2 GB of RAM and 20 GB of HDD/SDD storage space.


According to Windows Insider program users, Windows 10 (build 10041) is already very stable. It still misses the Spartan web browser but it will soon be included as the release date comes nearer. Spartan browser will replace Internet Explorer in Windows 10. Windows 10 is set to release any date this summer.

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