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How do Windows 7 drivers fare in compatibility with Windows 8?

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I think that even some Windows 2000 drivers will work ;-) –  kinokijuf Sep 1 '12 at 19:12
    
@kinokijuf - Actually most Windows 2000 drivers will not work because of the changes to driver model. –  Ramhound Jan 25 '13 at 14:52
    
@Ramhound I wasn’t thinking of video cards. –  kinokijuf Jan 25 '13 at 17:27

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Most of Windows 7 are compatible with Windows 8, I mean, on it`s functionalities Windows 7 drivers will work for windows 8, but Windows 8 still requires Windows 8 assigned, tested and aproved drivers.

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