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I Have 256 MB of video RAM in my ACER PC.. These are specific Details of it.

Card name: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.0)
   Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
      Chip type: Intel(R) GMA 3100
       DAC type: Internal
     Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_29C2&SUBSYS_26721019&REV_10
 Display Memory: 256 MB
Dedicated Memory: 0 MB
  Shared Memory: 256 MB
   Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
   Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
  Monitor Model: V193HQ
     Monitor Id: ACR006D
    Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (59.790Hz)
    Output Type: HD15
    Driver Name: igdumd32.dll
Driver File Version: 8.15.0010.1749 (English)
 Driver Version:
    DDI Version: 9Ex
   Driver Model: WDDM 1.0

Can I run Windows 8 smoothly in my PC?

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Please, suggest me.. I don't have much knowledge of Graphics – Dhaval Ptl Oct 3 '13 at 9:10
Assuming you are already running windows, download and run this tool – Tog Oct 3 '13 at 10:49
Yaa.. I'm running Win-7.. and going to try this.. Thanks.. – Dhaval Ptl Oct 3 '13 at 10:54
I recently installed Windows 8 AIO 16 With this check. But it was not able to display my monitor resolution of 1366x768 Properly? why? can u tell me?? If i install and it will happen again then what will i do? – Dhaval Ptl Oct 3 '13 at 11:10

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Yes. Why not? Windows 8 only requires a DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver which the one you have already satisfied. Any PC that can run windows Vista or windows 7 can run windows 8 smoothly

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I recently installed Windows 8 AIO 16 but it was not displaying my monitor resolution of 1366x768? why? can u tell me?? – Dhaval Ptl Oct 3 '13 at 9:22
And Can u suggest link to download Latest and Full version of windows 8 – Dhaval Ptl Oct 3 '13 at 9:29
Wrong resolution isn't a windows problem. It's a driver problem. At install time maybe the driver wasn't available. Just install it later – Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Oct 3 '13 at 12:31
Then, I have to try again on it.. – Dhaval Ptl Oct 4 '13 at 6:15
Yupppiii.. I had successfully installed Windows 8 Professional and activated too.. Yes, there was a resolution issue that i solved by updating display driver online after installation. Thank You for support. – Dhaval Ptl Oct 8 '13 at 10:23

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