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AMD Kabini APU will not support Windows XP/Vista

Posted on Wednesday, May 08 2013 @ 12:10:26 CEST by

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Running a decade-old operating system on a new PC isn't a good idea, but just in case you were planning to do this FUD Zilla reports that AMD's new Kabini APU will not ship with Windows XP nor Windows Vista drivers. To get full support, you will need Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Windows XP is an 11 year old platform, but it still runs on many desktops and notebooks, especially in small businesses, and for example Brazos and Brazos 2.0 platforms at least had legacy support for this ancient OS. Kabini officially doesn’t have even legacy support, at least according to some plans that were shared with some of their partners.

Our sources are adding that no support means no official support for the platform, but some support might be added in the exception process. This leaves the actual level of support very cloudy but from what we understand not everything would work on Windows XP Kabini based machine.



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