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On this specific model? Or should I go with Win7 Home Premium?

My customer paid someone to restore his computer, and seemed to **** it up even more.. So I offered to redo it with factory settings, antivirus, correct driver setup, etc, which version of windows would be recommended for just typical internet users (youtube, email, etc)..
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Ultimate would seem to be over kill, do you think? Premium would do everything they need to do.
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On this specific model? Or should I go with Win7 Home Premium?
My customer paid someone to restore his computer, and seemed to **** it up even more.. So I offered to redo it with factory settings, antivirus, correct driver setup, etc, which version of windows would be recommended for just typical internet users (youtube, email, etc)..

Use 32bit Win7 Home Premium. 2GB of RAM is the limiter.
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Basic or Home versions would be better choices.
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ive ran windows 7 ultimate on a amd athlon 1800+ socket 462 with 512mb ram with intergrated graphics
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Its fine, I have ultimate running on my netbook without a hitch. After reverting back from linux i found out I didnt have the oem discs so I just popped in my ultimate disc.
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That was my second question... so do 32 bit? its a 64 bit processor, but I assume 32 bit would be more efficient for these users
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post #8 of 9
Is the customer paying for this install? Id ask them what they where comfortable paying for.

Id be annoyed if the tech charged me for Ultimate and I only needed home or premium and didnt ask first.

Addit: 32bit... only 2 gb ram
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That was my second question... so do 32 bit? its a 64 bit processor, but I assume 32 bit would be more efficient for these users

32-bit uses less RAM. So that would be ideal. It's not like their system needs 64-bit anyways.
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