What are the minimum specifications of hardware requirements for Windows 10?

I have a PC with Windows 7.  I am seeing the option to upgrade, but I am not on fast internet.  I would need to move my tower to a location where it could download Windows 10 fast for the upgrade, but I want to know if my PC will meet the minimum specifications of hardware first.

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Kyle SantosQuality AssuranceAsked:
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dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.Commented:
From https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-specifications

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC


1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit

Hard disk space:
16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS

Graphics card:
DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver


But ideally you'd have more memory eg 4 Gb and a dual core processor.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
go somewhere i.e. library and download the media onto a usb drive using the media creation tool

If your machine will run windows 7 it will run windows 10.. the requirements haven't changed since then.  Drivers may be an issue always..
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
The minimum requirements are the same or lower than Windows 7.  If you're machine is capable of running Windows 7 it's capable of running Windows 10 - EXCEPTION is drivers.  MOST hardware has drivers, but there could be a few things that don't.
As said minimum specs. for Win. 10 are same as Win. 7

To find out if Win. 10 will actually function use Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor
This will show if you have any device / driver issues

Kyle SantosQuality AssuranceAuthor Commented:
These were all great solutions.  Thank you so much!
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