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can I upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 w/ Core Duo 2/40GHz E4600 64 bit and 4GB?

 
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AlHill
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Well, yes. Be aware Windows 10 does not support this 2007 processor, but it will run.

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/32242/intel-core-2-duo-processor-e4600-2m-cache...

 

Also, I do not know your graphics. Are you using onboard graphics, or an add-on card (nvidia, amd)? Whatever the case, at a minimum, Microsoft will have a driver for it, although not necessarily the best.

 

Your 4GB memory is a minimum, but should be ok.

 

How much disk do you have?

 

You can upgrade to Windows 10 Home, and activate with your Windows 7 Key.

 

Now, remember that your computer is twelve years old. Components may begin to breakdown and fail. You may want to consider upgrading to a new(er) machine that is supported on Windows 10.

 

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AlHill
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JRobb7
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Technically, yes, but it's going to be dog slow. I won't bother putting Windows 10 on anything less than a 3rd gen i5 with at least 8GB of memory.

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