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Their success should bode well for other users, given the Mini's specs are similar to many other popular 10-inch netbooks, including: the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE, the Toshiba Mini NB205 and the Lenovo Idea Pad S10-2.Beyond the speed of processor, you will also need a 32-bit or 64-bit CPU that supports three different processor features - PAE, SSE2 and NX.If you see an error message while trying to update your device wirelessly, learn what to do.If you need more space for a wireless update, you can update using i Tunes or delete content manually from your device.Not all features are available on all devices or in all regions.Battery and system performance may be influenced by many factors including network conditions and individual use; actual results may vary.If your computer is using Personal Hotspot on the i OS device that you’re updating, connect your computer to a different Wi-Fi or Ethernet network before you update.
Another top selling netbook reportedly capable of running Windows 10 is the Acer Aspire One - model KAV10, upgraded to 2GB - albeit with lag in some apps.
Overall there are indications that netbooks based on the Intel Atom N280 platform work better than those using the slightly slower Atom N270.
If the Microsoft Surface is too expensive for you, then some of the mass market Windows tablets to come out in recent years, such as the Toshiba Encore and Dell Venue, will also reportedly run Windows 10 well, following a few driver tweaks.
The more modest requirements of Windows 10 compared to its forebears may, in part, stem from Microsoft's efforts to optimise core parts of the OS to run on ARM-based tablets and phones.
But how will Windows 10's minimum specs change over time?Here are the low-end and long-in-the-tooth machines that proved capable of running Windows 10.