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Windows 7: Can I use Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Drivers on Ultimate x64?


12 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can I use Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Drivers on Ultimate x64?

I bought a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate to reset my old HP dc7900 Minitower PC.
I'm currently on Windows 7 Enterprise x86 and want to custom install Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
The only thing is that there are no Ultimate drivers on the HP website for my PC:
HP Compaq dc7900 Convertible Minitower PC*-* Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
So my Question is:
Can I use Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Drivers on Ultimate x64?
Please Help me!
Thanks in advance


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12 Feb 2013   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xkons View Post
I bought a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate to reset my old HP dc7900 Minitower PC.
I'm currently on Windows 7 Enterprise x86 and want to custom install Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
The only thing is that there are no Ultimate drivers on the HP website for my PC:
HP Compaq dc7900 Convertible Minitower PC*-* Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
So my Question is:
Can I use Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Drivers on Ultimate x64?
Please Help me!
Thanks in advance
There are Windows 7 x86 drivers and Windows 7 x64 drivers. No specific enterprise, ultimate, home premium
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
There are Windows 7 x86 drivers and Windows 7 x64 drivers. No specific enterprise, ultimate, home premium
Please check out the link I posted. I dont know which drivers to choose
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12 Feb 2013   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xkons View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
There are Windows 7 x86 drivers and Windows 7 x64 drivers. No specific enterprise, ultimate, home premium
Please check out the link I posted. I dont know which drivers to choose
Did you install Windows 7 x64 ulitmate already? If so:
Is your network card driver already installed, so it is able to find the updates?
"check for updates" and install them. Reboot as requested. check again until all has been installed.

What other devices or devices with question marks are now listed in "device manager"? Driver Install - Device Manager
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12 Feb 2013   #5

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xkons View Post
I bought a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate to reset my old HP dc7900 Minitower PC.
I'm currently on Windows 7 Enterprise x86 and want to custom install Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
The only thing is that there are no Ultimate drivers on the HP website for my PC:
HP Compaq dc7900 Convertible Minitower PC*-* Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
So my Question is:
Can I use Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Drivers on Ultimate x64?
Please Help me!
Thanks in advance
Short answer
Yes you can use windows 7 drivers from other editions only difference is 32bit or 64bit.
you can use windows 7 enterprise 64bit drivers on 64bit home permium, pro and ultimate.

There may be some limiting factor but I never seen one.
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12 Feb 2013   #6

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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12 Feb 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vaidas3 View Post
Short answer
Yes you can use windows 7 drivers from other editions only difference is 32bit or 64bit.
you can use windows 7 enterprise 64bit drivers on 64bit home permium, pro and ultimate.

There may be some limiting factor but I never seen one.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Did you install Windows 7 x64 ulitmate already? If so:
Is your network card driver already installed, so it is able to find the updates?
"check for updates" and install them. Reboot as requested. check again until all has been installed.

What other devices or devices with question marks are now listed in "device manager"? Driver Install - Device Manager
No I didn't install it yet but after vaidas3's answer it won't take that long until so.
Thanks a lot everybody! This forum is just awesome!
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