The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse


How-To Geek Forums / Windows 8

(Solved) - Using Windows 7 drivers in Windows 8, It's possible?

(3 posts)
  • Started 3 years ago by cmolinap
  • Latest reply from cmolinap
  • Topic Viewed 798 times

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

Recommended: Clean Your PC the Easy Way with CleanMyPC

If you want to clean up your PC the easy way, CleanMyPC is a great tool to get the job done easily, and it will even keep your computer clean automatically.

Unlike the competition, it also includes great tools like a Clean Uninstaller, to get rid of applications and clean up the junk that they leave behind. All with the click of a button.

Download CleanMyPC for Free Today

Posted yesterday 
Top
cmolinap
Posts: 2

Hi,
I have installed Windows 8 WMC Pro 64 bit and, by default, Windows 8 installed all the drivers that come with the OS. I built my home PC three years ago (Intel DG43GT Mobo and Pentium Dual Core E5300 CPU, 6 GB RAM (DDR2, double channel), 500 GB Seagate HDD). Some motherboard drivers are outdated.

Has anyone used the drivers for Windows 7 in Windows 8 without problem?

DG43GT motherboard is discontinued, so very likely Intel will not update the drivers. Any recommendations on this issue?

Thanks in advance.

Posted 3 years ago
Top
 
Xhi
Posts: 6298

Windows 7 drivers should work just fine in Windows 8 with a few exceptions, of course.

Accepted Answer · Posted 3 years ago
Top
 
cmolinap
Posts: 2

Thanks Xhi...let try...

Posted 3 years ago
Top
 



Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.