Windows 7 vs Vista

Are all windows vista drivers windows 7 compatible?

Is it true that windows 7 upgrade advisor approves a device, if it has a windows vista compatible driver?

I post this here, because many compatibility problems end up here.


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More devices are showing win 7 specific drivers but where they are not showing the Vista driver will often work. Unfortunately neither of these points are universal and I recommend you should check each device on the manufacturer's website.

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