12-11-2012 05:09 AM
I have a HP Pavilion Slimline s3360in Desktop PC and i want to upgrade to windows 8 64-bit from windows vista home basic 32-bit. Currently my pc has 1gb stock ram (512 x 2). I want to upgrade the ram first from 1gb to 4 gb. First of all tell me is it advisable to upgrade the ram to 4gb (2gb each) from 1gb or should I upgrade to 2gb(2gb each), does my pc support 4gb ram?
and secondly will windows 8 run fine on my pc?
12-11-2012 05:29 AM - edited 12-12-2012 05:35 AM
Install only guaranteed compatible memory modules. It is best that you use two 2GB memory modules.The image is from the specifications for your slimline PC.
Run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant to see if Windows 8 will run on your PC.
Windows 8 drivers are not available on the HP web support portal for your slimline PC.
You will not receive support or Windows 8 drivers from HP.
It just happens to be the policy with older generation PCs such as yours.
You may be able to find the drivers that Windows 8 does not natively have in its driver store at the manufacturers websites for the devices that still need them loaded loaded, but there is no guarantee for that.
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