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Windows 7: installing a windows xp driver on windows 7?

19 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tonypham View Post
how does that work though? is windows 7 simply making their own drivers to compensate for the apathy on behalf of the original manufacturers
Same way it has for a while now...Microsoft stores and offers certified drivers for any hardware that the manufacturers want to provide. It saves them from having to include them all in the OS or on the install media.

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