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    From the WServerNews newsletter under the heading "Forget Netbooks in the Enterprise" comes a link to the Maximum Hardware Specifications For Small Notebook PCs, which defines the maximum specifications for the cheapest edition of Windows 7.

    I'm not clear what will happen if you should buy a netbook with Windows 7 Starter preinstalled, and then replace the 1 GB memory chip with a 2 GB chip. Does Windows 7 Starter refuse to run?
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    Upgraded the ram from 1GB to 2GB on a ASUS Eee PC Seashell 1005HA-P running Windows 7 starter and everything was OK.

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    Thanks - good information to have. Perhaps Microsoft has secretly relaxed the ceiling (if you can cope with suxh a bizarre metaphor!)...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BATcher View Post
    Thanks - good information to have. Perhaps Microsoft has secretly relaxed the ceiling (if you can cope with suxh a bizarre metaphor!)...
    While Microsoft could check the hardware and limit functionality I believe the specifications were for OEMs to be able to get Windows 7 Starter (very cheap) rather than a higher cost Windows SKU.

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