It’s been a few days since Windows 8 Release Preview was released, and millions of users have already downloaded the newest version of Windows OS. Most users who have upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8 CP seem to be satisfied with the speed and new features.
If you have plans to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 or install Windows 8 in dual boot with Windows 7 but aren’t sure if your current software and devices support the latest version of Windows, you should check out the Windows 8 Compatibility Center. Windows 8 Compatibility Center lists thousands of the popular software and hardware devices to help you find out if your devices and apps are compatible with Windows 8.
Windows 8 Compatibility Center lets you identify what programs and devices work with the newest version of Windows. You can find games, communication & internet software, photo & video applications, security software, office programs, graphics and printing, utilities, and development tools in the list.
In addition to the popular applications, you can also check compatible cameras, printers, scanners, portable media players, TV devices, mice & keyboards, networking devices, graphics cards, and storage devices in the Compatibility Center. Besides, you can also use the Compatibility Center to download drivers and software updates for your devices.
And if you want make sure that your PC is compatible with Windows 8, you can download the Windows 8 setup program from this page and then run the same to see what apps and devices are compatible. Users who want to install Windows 8 from an ISO file using a bootable media can follow our how to make bootable USB flash drive guide.