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Skylake support for Windows 7 chipset drivers?

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#1 darkbit


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Posted 28 June 2015 - 10:09 PM

Anyone know whether or not it has been confirmed by Intel one way or another?


Will skylake have any support for Windows 7 from a drivers perspective?


Or is this the writing on the wall so to speak? : http://wccftech.com/intel-skylake-remove-support-usb-based-windows-7-installation-platform-specs/


It is too much of a leap to say that if Intel purposefully handicap Skylake by dropping usb 2 support knowing full well that Windows 7 install doesn't have usb 3 support and that mouse and keyboard won't work and that one must use a DVD as opposed to usb install, then there is no intent here for Intel to offer any Win7 drivers for Skylake and thus motherboard manufacters  have no choice but to make Skylake Windows 10 exclusive? 

Edited by hamluis, 29 June 2015 - 11:49 AM.
Moved from Win 7 to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.

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