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Unread 03-04-2013, 11:01 PM   #1
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I'm planning to upgrade my Acer Aspire 5332 laptop from Windows 7 up to Windows 8. I feel that I need to get my machine into the future with the latest operating system. Before I attempt and purchase Windows 8, I'm just wondering if the drivers are compatible with this machine. Thanks.

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Should be fine for drivers; W8 gets everything automatically (actually better at it than 7). I installed 8 on my 3yo laptop recently and pretty much the only problem I HAVEN'T had has been with drivers
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Re: Windows 8 Drivers

Any Windows 8 drivers for Acer products can be found via their support site. Acer lists all of their Windows 8 compatible computer models on their Windows Upgrade Offer page.
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Any Windows 8 drivers for Acer products can be found via their support site . Acer lists all of their Windows 8 compatible computer models on their Windows Upgrade Offer page.
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I've heard of some machines where Windows 8 has been installed to them and the machine is no longer working with the graphics card drivers. I installed Windows 8 to my old laptop form Windows XP and it's working fine. As long as the laptop isn't very old, and meets the minimum requirements, it should be fine.
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I checked Acer's website and for that model they only have Vista or 7 drivers (that I could find). But Windows should install everything you need automatically.
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I'm planning to upgrade my Acer Aspire 5332 laptop from Windows 7 up to Windows 8. I feel that I need to get my machine into the future with the latest operating system. Before I attempt and purchase Windows 8, I'm just wondering if the drivers are compatible with this machine. Thanks.
You can download the drivers from the manufacturer. Like if you have sony laptop, you can download the drivers from the official sony website by selecting your model number.
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