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Will my laptop works using windows 8.1 (drivers)

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    Windows 7 64-bit

    Will my laptop works using windows 8.1 (drivers)


    Hey there,
    I'm going to install windows 8.1 on my laptop(Acer Aspire 5943g) next month. But i recognised that for this laptop there are no drivers for windows 8,8.1 etc.. Only drivers that i found are for windows 7 64-bit, which I have had installed on my laptop(the laptop is 3 years old so there is no more support). The question is if my laptop will work on windows 8.1 with drivers for windows 7 correctly? Thanks!

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Have a look at this, it should point out any issues that need addressing. Upgrade Assistant: FAQ - Windows Help
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 7 64-bit


    Thanks mate!
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Your welcome, I hope that tells you what you need to know. I had a 5920 a while back that my father loaned me. It originally came with Vista and I upgraded it to 7. I remember having to hunt up one driver, don't remember what it was for now though. I gave it back to him before 8 was on the go so it's still running 7. I have to say, Windows 8 comes with a great selection of stock drivers, even for older hardware.
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Will my laptop works using windows 8.1 (drivers)
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