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List of operating systems supported to intel core i7

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June 7, 2011 9:20:27 AM

is there any limit of operating systems compatible to be used on intel i3, i5, i7 microprocessors ???
can we install and use all MS operating systems ????????????
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June 7, 2011 9:41:07 AM

Win95/98 is out of course, and you may have some 'no-support' issues with WinXP (pre-SP3) or Win2k, depending on which chipset you choose for which version and which socket (1366,1156,1155) of i3/i5/i7, which includes several supporting chipsets.

Your chosen MB manufacturer will normally list which Windows OS variants are supported at their respective websites....

You should certainly be 'ok' with Vista and Win7 with any of the afforementioned processors....
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June 7, 2011 11:24:54 AM

Windows XP and Windows 2000 are probably the oldest MS OSes you can use. However, you may run into problems finding drivers that supports a few devices on the motherboard. It's best to check if the motherboard manufacturer have drivers available for Windows XP (which is more current than Win 2k).
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June 7, 2011 11:41:08 AM

I wonder what would happen if we try to install Windows 98 on a Core i7!
June 17, 2011 10:49:00 AM

not the correct expected answer
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June 17, 2011 10:50:26 AM

princepriyu said:
not the correct expected answer


Well then, please clarify your question.
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June 17, 2011 11:23:09 AM

I will give a definitive answer...

"All MS operating systems"...Since this would inlude Win 3.11, Win NT 4.0, Win95 and Win98, the answer is.....

No.
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