Check Windows 8 Compatibility from Microsoft Windows Compatibility Center

Many users out there must be in hassle whether to update to the new Windows 8 OS. If you are among them who are still wondering to update to the new Windows 8 being confused over the fact that it whether the new OS will be compatible with your favorite software or say whether the hardware platform will be compatible with Windows 8. Here is the tutorial how you can check your drivers or software’s compatibility on Windows 8 system.Check Windows 8 Compatibility

Various GNU/Linux developers have developed free compatibility databases to help the users to check out the compatibility of the system hardware with the drivers or say whether the system hardware will be supported with open source drivers.

For instance, Sun has developed a compatibility checking utility, which diagnoses the system and collect information and informs whether Solaris will properly run on it without facing any problems.

Likewise, Microsoft has developed a web based interface to check both software and hardware compatibility with the new Windows 8 operating system. Now, you can check whether your system whether it is 32 or 64 bit versions compatibility of the popular OS.

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The Windows Compatibility Center is what we are talking about. You can check the compatibility from this website.

Microsoft Windows Compatibility Center

This compatibility center includes information regarding all the most popular software components, and gadgets that an average user can come across. Microsoft technicians have also implemented a voting system which allows the visitors to confirm or deny the information presented by the online center.

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Now, before moving on to upgrade your existing Windows OS, you can find out that whether your system hardware or the software will be compatible with the new OS or not.

If you are the one looking to upgrade to new Windows 8 but want to confirm or check the system compatibility, then hopefully Microsoft Windows Compatibility Center will make transition to Windows 8 easier.


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