Does Windows 10 support Intel Pentium 4?

Sfghbbk Posts 1 Registration date Monday July 24, 2017 Status Member Last seen July 24, 2017 - Updated on Jul 25, 2017 at 02:49 AM
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does window 10. support Intel Pentium 4

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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Jul 25, 2017 at 04:47 PM
Background: The pentium IV CPU is very old. Newer CPU has gained new features. One of those is the NX bit which is used to enhance security.
Windows 7 can optionally use this.
Windows 8 and later require it.
So to install windows 10 you need a CPU with this hardware part in the CPU. And as far as I know there are no CPU's which support NX which fit in a P IV socket.
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Jul 25, 2017 at 05:13 PM
Ah! Requirements! The only real thing that isn't gray in the IT world! Nice job xpcman!