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Windows 7: How do I transfer xp drivers to W7?

16 Aug 2009   #1
RedDeadRevolver

Windows 7
 
 
How do I transfer xp drivers to W7?

I have build 7100.

I tried installing a driver on W7. but it failed, even under compatibility mode. I installed the same driver on XP (I dual boot), it worked.

Is there a way I can copy the driver from XP to Windows 7?


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16 Aug 2009   #2
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You will need drivers for Vista or Windows 7 for most hardware. Check the manufacturers websites for the Vista or Windows 7 drivers.

You can still dual boot.
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17 Aug 2009   #3
Cyberwolf

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RedDeadRevolver View Post
I have build 7100.

I tried installing a driver on W7. but it failed, even under compatibility mode. I installed the same driver on XP (I dual boot), it worked.

Is there a way I can copy the driver from XP to Windows 7?
They will not be compatiable with Win7. Totally different driver architecture.

It would be like trying to run a Diesel truck with regular gas.
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