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Which of these specifications meets the minimum hardware requirements for installing Windows 7 Professional x86?

A) 1 GHz processor

B) 15 GB of free disk space

C) 512 MB of RAM

D) DirectX 8 graphics device

E) That’s assuming that I can find my installation DVD

The answer: A) 1 GHz processor

The minimum hardware requirements for Windows 7 Professional x86 is 1 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of free disk space, and a DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher.

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