About hardware and software compatibility for Windows 8.x and 7
To find Windows 8.x and 7 catalog and hardware compatibility lists, see the Windows Compatibility Center, and choose the appropriate operating system on the upper right.
Also, see Should I upgrade to Windows 8.x?
Windows 8.x is designed for using touch, mouse, and keyboard together, on hardware ranging from touch-enabled tablets and laptops to PCs and all-in-one computers, including those without touch capability.
Note: For help navigating, see Getting around in Windows.
For Windows 7, you can use Microsoft's Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. This utility will analyze your system and give you a report about possible compatibility problems with your hardware and software.
Last modified on October 15, 2013.