Acer Ferrari 3400 Compatible With Windows 7

Microsoft provides an application to check whether your computer is capable of running Windows 7 without issues. You can download it from here.
 
Hmm.. So, my Acer Ferrari 3400 (that I purchased way back in 2003) is actually Windows 7 ready! Woo hoo.. I might just upgrade to the latest and best version of Windows.. The report generated by the app is pasted below:
 
There are some issues you should take a look at before installing Windows 7.

System Requirements
Upgrade

Backup system first
You’ll need to perform a custom installation of Windows 7 and then reinstall your programs. Make sure to back up your files before you begin. Go online to get important information about installing Windows 7.
CPU speed

2.01 GHz
Your CPU meets the 1 GHz minimum requirement.
RAM

2.00 GB
Your system memory meets the 1 GB requirement for 32-bit Windows 7 and the 2 GB requirement for 64-bit Windows 7.
Hard Drive Free Space

41.47 GB
Your hard disk meets the minimum requirement of 16 GB free space for 32-bit Windows 7 and 20 GB free space for 64-bit Windows 7.
Windows Aero

Capable
Your system can run Windows Aero.
Devices
ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9700
ATI Technologies Inc.

Action recommended
Run Windows Update after installing Windows 7 to make this device compatible.
Realtek AC’97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller
Realtek

Action recommended
Run Windows Update after installing Windows 7 to make this device compatible.
Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
Texas Instruments

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
Texas Instruments PCI-4510 CardBus Controller
Texas Instruments

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
VIA Bus Master IDE Controller
VIA Technologies, Inc.

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
VIA Rev 5 or later USB Universal Host Controller
VIA Technologies

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
Agere Systems AC’97 Modem
Agere

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
VIA USB Enhanced Host Controller
VIA Technologies

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Broadcom

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
WLAN 802.11g mini-PCI Module
Broadcom

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
USB Mass Storage Device
Compatible USB storage device

Compatible
This device is compatible with Windows 7.
Programs
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
version 8.6.0
McAfee, Inc.

Minor issues
You might experience minor issues using this program while running Windows 7. For more information, go online to the manufacturer’s website.
Synaptics Pointing Device Driver

Minor issues
You might experience minor issues using this program while running Windows 7. For more information, go online to the manufacturer’s website.
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4 thoughts on “Acer Ferrari 3400 Compatible With Windows 7

  1. When I ran the windows 7 compatibility app by MS, it actually said, my ferrari 3400 could not run the aero interface, other than that, fine. I have 2GB ram btw.

  2. That is odd, because my Acer F3400 after running the microsoft advisor said my ATI 9700M would not run the Aero interface.

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