Technical Document #4

Technical Document #4
What operating systems and their respective versions does WinDriver support?

This document outlines the operating systems support in the latest WinDriver versions.

NOTE
OS-specific support is provided only for operating systems with official vendor support.

PCI/ISA

WinDriver PCI supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows:
    Windows 10/8.1/Server 2012 R2/8/Server 2012/7/Server 2008 R2/Vista/Server 2008/Server 2003/XP, and Embedded Windows 8.1/8/7/XPx86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit)

  • Windows CE (a.k.a. Windows Embedded Compact):
    Windows CE 4.x–8.x (including Windows Mobile) on x86 or ARM platforms
    OR
    Windows CE 4.x–7.x (including Windows Mobile) on MIPS platforms

  • Linux:
    Any x86 32-bit or 64-bit (x86_64) processor, or PowerPC 32-bit or 64-bit (ppc64) processor, with a 2.6.x or higher Linux kernel.

    NOTE: Jungo Connectivity strives to support new Linux kernel versions as close as possible to their release. To find out the latest supported kernel version, refer to the latest WinDriver release notes.




USB

WinDriver USB supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows:
    Windows 10/8.1/Server 2012 R2/8/Server 2012/7/Server 2008 R2/Vista/Server 2008/Server 2003/XP, and Embedded Windows 8.1/8/7/XPx86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit)

  • Windows CE (a.k.a. Windows Embedded Compact):
    Windows CE 4.x–8.x (including Windows Mobile) on x86 or ARM platforms
    OR
    Windows CE 4.x–7.x (including Windows Mobile) on MIPS platforms

  • Linux:
    Any x86 32-bit or 64-bit (x86_64) processor, with a 2.6.x or higher Linux kernel.

    NOTE: Jungo Connectivity strives to support new Linux kernel versions as close as possible to their release. To find out the latest supported kernel version, refer to the latest WinDriver release notes.




PCMCIA

WinDriver PCMCIA supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows:
    Windows 10/8.1/Server 2012 R2/8/Server 2012/7/Server 2008 R2/Vista/Server 2008/Server 2003/XP, and Embedded Windows 8.1/8/7/XPx86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit)




For more information relating to when the support for each operating system and the related service packs was introduced, please review Technical Document #50 and the WinDriver release notes.