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    EricHooooopark
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    Default Help! Windows 8 installation problem

    Error when installing Windows 8 Release Preview: “Your PC’s CPU isn’t compatible with Windows 8.”

    Whenever I try to install Windows 8 Release Preview, I get the following error:

    Your PC’s CPU isn’t compatible with Windows 8

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    Default Re: Help! Windows 8 installation problem

    How could be that?

    How old of your computer is?

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    Default Re: Help! Windows 8 installation problem

    Hi Eric, check your system requirement firstly.

    Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 (more info)

    RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)

    Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

    Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

    More requirement here

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    Default Re: Help! Windows 8 installation problem

    CPU's have to be NX enabled in the Bios. Starting with Win 8 RP MS is enforcing this more stringent security parameter. Various articles discuss this. Here is one such.

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