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Upgrading Inspiron 9400

I have an Inspiron 9400 with 60 GB hdd & Windows XP. I plan to upgrade the hdd to 320 GB, & install Windows 7, and eventually Windows 10.  I was assured by Dell tech support that my Inspiron will only work with Windows XP or Vista. I have already run Linux Mint 32-bit Rebecca from the DVD with no apparent problems. My question is, can I actually install Win 7, or must I switch to Linux? Windows XP is getting worse & worse! I have considered installing Win 7 on a bootable usb hdd to test this out.

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You can read about upgrading the Dell Inspiron 9400 laptop to either a 32-bit versions of Win 7 & Win 8.1, HERE:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/driver-sets/inspiron-laptops-windows-7/inspiron-9400-windo...

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donbaja

You can read about upgrading the Dell Inspiron 9400 laptop to either a 32-bit versions of Win 7 & Win 8.1, HERE:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/driver-sets/inspiron-laptops-windows-7/inspiron-9400-windo...

Bev.

 


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Forum Member since 2001
I am not employed by Dell

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