Windows 10: Support for Core2duo

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  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Professional
       09 Oct 2014 #1

    Support for Core2duo


    Does windows 10 support core 2 duo? Because i am recieving an error which says 'You need to restart your computer' when i try ti install it on vmware.
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  2. Posts : 49
    Win7x64 Pro Win10x64 Pro Linux Mint
       09 Oct 2014 #2

    Rat1234 said: View Post
    Does windows 10 support core 2 duo? Because i am recieving an error which says 'You need to restart your computer' when i try ti install it on vmware.
    I've installed it on my old core 2 laptop - dual boot with Win7 on the primary HD - separate partitions. Haven't tried it with vmware but I do recall a post somewhere about the memory allocation.
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  3. Posts : 5,016
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       09 Oct 2014 #3

    Are you trying to install 32 or 64 bit? Try 32 bit.
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  4.    09 Oct 2014 #4

    The problem is that "core 2 duo" is only a family name and does not refer to a specific processor. There are quite a few processors in that family with quite different capabilities. It would help if you could provide the full name.
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  5. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Professional
    Thread Starter
       10 Oct 2014 #5

    LMiller7 said: View Post
    The problem is that "core 2 duo" is only a family name and does not refer to a specific processor. There are quite a few processors in that family with quite different capabilities. It would help if you could provide the full name.
    Processor-T5500-1.6GHz. I am using 32 bit. Here is a screen shot of a new error that arose, although system Click image for larger version. 

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  6. Posts : 49
    Win7x64 Pro Win10x64 Pro Linux Mint
       10 Oct 2014 #6

    Rat1234 said: View Post
    Processor-T5500-1.6GHz. I am using 32 bit. Here is a screen shot of a new error that arose, although system Click image for larger version. 

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Views:	132 
Size:	43.4 KB 
ID:	6742requirements on Microsofts website are quite low.
    As LMiller7 correctly states, there are several types of Core 2 Duo. Mine is the P8400 @2.26GHz Penryn 45nm. Running Win10 x64. 6GB ram.
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  7. Posts : 1,041
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       10 Oct 2014 #7

    Well that surely looks like a 64 bit error message.

    Are you positive you are trying to install 32 bit ?

    Although, that is a 64 bit capable cpu.

    ARK | Intel® Core?2 Duo Processor T5500 (2M Cache, 1.66 GHz, 667 MHz FSB)

    I would just make a partition and install Windows TP there and see if the problem still occurs.

    Maybe one of these many videos will help.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=Erro...sm=93&ie=UTF-8

    https://www.tenforums.com/installatio...-properly.html
    Last edited by AddRAM; 10 Oct 2014 at 10:10.
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  8. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Professional
    Thread Starter
       10 Oct 2014 #8

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Well that surely looks like a 64 bit error message.

    Are you positive you are trying to install 32 bit ?

    Although, that is a 64 bit capable cpu.

    ARK | Intel® Core?2 Duo Processor T5500 (2M Cache, 1.66 GHz, 667 MHz FSB)

    I would just make a partition and install Windows TP there and see if the problem still occurs.

    Maybe one of these many videos will help.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=Erro...sm=93&ie=UTF-8

    https://www.tenforums.com/installatio...-properly.html
    Yeah, i downloaded the x86 iso. But my Pc is from 2007. So 64 bit software is dead slow on it. Will try to work it out.
    Last edited by Rat1234; 10 Oct 2014 at 10:54.
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  9. Posts : 713
    Windows 10 Build 14267
       10 Oct 2014 #9

    It should work. I have a similar CPU in an old notebook and it installed fine. I guess it´s not a processor thing !
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  10.    11 Oct 2014 #10

    Rat1234 said: View Post
    Processor-T5500-1.6GHz. I am using 32 bit. Here is a screen shot of a new error that arose, although system Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.JPG 
Views:	132 
Size:	43.4 KB 
ID:	6742requirements on Microsofts website are quite low.
    I would check your bios to make sure there are no settings that disable PAE. This processor doesn't have any virtualization technology, and i'm wondering if Windows 10 might require some level of virtualization to work.
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