X61S-7667 C54 - Windows 7

Is it not possible to install and run Windows 7 in this machine?

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Yes.

I write this response using a X61s running Win7-64. My system has a processor at 1.6 GHz as opposed to the 1.4 GHz in the 7667, but that should not make a big difference. Such a system is very good for general browsing, email, etc.

I have improved my X61s up to 8 GB of RAM (you need an OS to use all 8 GB 64-bit) and an SSD. Who made a substantial improvement in overall performance for intensive applications without microprocessor.

Note that whatever the X61s configuration and upgrades the two main limitations are the relatively slow by current standards CPU and 1024 x 768 screen. You can't go first. I almost always use my X61s with an external monitor to resolution 1900 x 1200.

As long as you are aware of these limits, there still a lot of life in a X61s.

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