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Windows 7: Winxp drivers or vista's?

25 Oct 2009   #1
ollie007

vista
 
 
Winxp drivers or vista's?

which should i use?


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25 Oct 2009   #2
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

For Windows 7, first try to find drivers specifically for it. If they are not available, the Vista drivers might work. The XP drivers probably will not work.

What is the device?
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25 Oct 2009   #3
ollie007

vista
 
 

toshiba protege m100
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25 Oct 2009   #4
ollie007

vista
 
 

no drivers for wireless means no go!
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25 Oct 2009   #5
Dubya

 

Windows 7 is built on the same kernel as Vista. This would indicate that alot of Vista drivers may work in Windows 7 - this has been my experience anyway.
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25 Oct 2009   #6
edilee012

Win7 64
 
 

Use Vista drivers if 7 are not available yet. So far I have had one driver issue with my printer that Epson states their driver for Vista will work with 7 and it does not. The printer works but I might not have access to all it's functions at this time.
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