1. Joined : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10
       24 Aug 2015 #1

    How to Install Old Drivers in Windows 10


    i have old computer. drivers only available for win xp. but in windows 7 can install manually using driver installation wizard. but in windows 10 not work above method. i try to change compatibility setting to windows xp . but end of setup show error like screenshot. i search Google and try to do everything. still cant find any solution. so if any one know about this, please kindly help me. and sorry about my bad English.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Aug 2015 #2

    You can use the old method (since back in Windows 3.1, I think)...Extract the drivers somewhere (7zip usually works to extract them, sometimes the setup.exe will have an option to extract, sometimes you just have to watch where setup.exe extracts the drivers to). Right click the device in device manager under control panel. Update driver software, browse my computer, let me pick from a list, have disk. Point it to the .inf file for the driver in the extracted driver package, select the hardware from the list, making sure to get the manufacturer's driver and not the Microsoft driver.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 734
    Windows 10 Home x64
       24 Aug 2015 #3

    Which hardware is it?
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       24 Aug 2015 #4

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    You can use the old method (since back in Windows 3.1, I think)...Extract the drivers somewhere (7zip usually works to extract them, sometimes the setup.exe will have an option to extract, sometimes you just have to watch where setup.exe extracts the drivers to). Right click the device in device manager under control panel. Update driver software, browse my computer, let me pick from a list, have disk. Point it to the .inf file for the driver in the extracted driver package, select the hardware from the list, making sure to get the manufacturer's driver and not the Microsoft driver.

    its also not work bro.. :-( its show below error.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       24 Aug 2015 #5

    eLPuSHeR said: View Post
    Which hardware is it?

    its a "intel(r) 82915g/gv/910gl express chipset family" bro
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    California
    Posts : 186
    Kernel 4.x.x
       24 Aug 2015 #6

    Hi shami,

    Unfortunately, only XPDM Windows graphics drivers exist for that particular hardware. Windows 7 and Windows Vista can support this legacy graphics driver mode, though it comes with penalties.

    Since Windows 8, only WDDM graphics drivers are supported.

    There is no way that I know of the force the old graphics drivers to work, as the kernel features required for the driver to function do not exist in Windows 10.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,880
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Aug 2015 #7

    Looks like it's time to pop in an add-on PCI/PCIe graphics card :-(.
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  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    California
    Posts : 186
    Kernel 4.x.x
       24 Aug 2015 #8

    You could try these drivers I found via google on some shady looking website.

    caveat utilitor

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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 839
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       24 Aug 2015 #9

    Hydranix said: View Post
    You could try these drivers I found via google on some shady looking website.

    caveat utilitor

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    BOTH of those links come back with 403-forbidden error codes.

    And ... actually, MS removed support for XPDM drivers starting with Win8 -- which is when I noticed my old tablet with the Intel 915 drivers wouldn't install the Intel video drivers anymore.
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       24 Aug 2015 #10

    thanks for everyone who trying to help me. i think its time to move new graphic card... thanks again.
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