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I have an HP Pavilion a1129n which has been upgraded & now has hard drives of 279, 179 & 6.71 GB (316 free GB total) and 4 GB of RAM. I’m using a DELL E2011H monitor. Do you think I should upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7?

 

I got a message from windows saying:

 

“Unfortunately, this CPU is unable to run Windows 10.

The CPU isn’t supported.

ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 Series

The display manufacturer hasn’t made your display compatible with Windows 10. Check with the manufacturer for support.”

 

And the HP website says “This product is no longer supported”.

 

Does anyone know if there’s anything I can do to resolve that problem and get the free upgrade to Windows 10 (before it’s too late) without it taking very much time or money? Thank you.

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Sorry that no-one got back to you earlier about this ...

 

I have been out for a while and only now just saw this; don't know why no-one else responded to you.

 

Anyway ... my advice would have been NOT to upgrade to Win10.  You have a really old video chipset and there are no new Win10 drivers for it, which would have relegated you to something Microsoft calls a Basic Display Adapter, meaning you would get low resolution and low performance.

 

Plus, the lack of HP Win10 drivers for your other hardware could very well have rendered other functions unworking, as well.

 

The older PCs simply did not fare well with the upgrade -- but at least you got warded about it in advance and did not end up with a trashed PC -- which is what happened to me!

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Thank you. At least now I know I didn't miss out on a good thing (for my computer).

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