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Supported Operating Systems for Intel® NUC Products


Last Reviewed: 16-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000005628

See the first table for Intel-validated operating system support for your Intel® NUC Board or Intel® NUC Kit.

See the second table for customer-reported operating system support for your Intel® NUC Board or Intel® NUC Kit.

 

Kit/Board Downloads Windows* versions Notes
NUC6CAYH Windows® 10 (64-bit)  
NUC6CAYS Windows® 10 Home (64-bit) Pre-Installed  
NUC7i7BNH
NUC7i5BNK
NUC7i5BNH
NUC7i3BNK
NUC7i3BNH
Windows 10 (64-bit)
 
 
NUC6i7KYK Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1* (64-bit)
Windows 7* (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 R2* (64-bit)
 
NUC6i5SYK
NUC6i5SYH
NUC6i3SYK
NUC6i3SYH
NUC5CPYH
NUC5PPYH
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)

Support for Windows 7 is limited:

NUC5PGYH Windows 10 Home (64-bit) Pre-Installed  
NUC5i7RYH
NUC5i5RYH
NUC5i5RYK
NUC5i3RYH
NUC5i3RYK
Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
 
NUC5i5MYHE
NUC5i5MYBE
Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry*
Windows Embedded Standard 7*
Windows Server 2012 R2* (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2* (64-bit)
Support for 32-bit OS is limited:
  • Graphics: no Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
  • Serial IO: no Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
  • Smart Connect: no Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
Support for Server OS is limited:
  • Graphics, Trusted Platform Module, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, and Intel® Smart Connect Technology are not supported in the Server OSs.

NUC5i3MYHE
NUC5i3MYBE
Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry
Windows Embedded Standard 7
Support for 32-bit OS is limited:
  • Graphics: no Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
  • Serial IO: no Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
  • Smart Connect: no Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
DE3815TYKHE
DE3815TYBE
Windows 10 (64-bit only)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)—as-is
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)—as-is
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Embedded 8 Standard*
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry
Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • Update this Intel NUC model to BIOS version 0030 or later before installing any Intel® processor I/O controller drivers. This update eliminates any errors that can display in Device Manager on I/O controller devices.
  • See Installation issues with Windows 8* and Windows 8.1* for limitations with these operating systems.
  • The eMMC embedded storage can be used for small-footprint operating systems, as typically used for thin-client and light-embedded applications. Check your OS minimum requirements before trying to install an OS to this device.
DN2820FYKH Windows 10 (64-bit only)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
32-bit drivers for Windows 7 are provided as-is.
D54250WYK
D54250WYKH

D54250WYB
D34010WYK
D34010WYKH

D34010WYB
Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Support for 32-bit OS is limited:

  • Graphics: no Windows 10 32-bit drivers are available
DC53427HYE
D53427RKE
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Support for Server OS is limited:
  • Graphics, Trusted Platform Module, Intel Rapid Storage Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology, and Intel Smart Connect Technology are not supported in the Server OSs.
DCCP847DYE
DCP847SKE
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows XP Home Edition* (as-is)
Windows XP Media Center Edition* (as-is)
Windows XP Professional* (as-is)
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition* (as-is)
As-is support for Windows XP: 
  • Intel® drivers with older operating systems that Microsoft has discontinued, or doesn't fully support, are considered as-is in respect to features, function, debugging, and usability with recently released Intel® NUC products. Intel no longer provides technical support for them. 
DC3217IYE
D33217GKE
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows XP Home Edition (as-is)
Windows XP Media Center Edition (as-is)
Windows XP Professional (as-is)
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (as-is)
As-is support for Windows XP: 
  • Intel® drivers with older operating systems that Microsoft has discontinued, or doesn't fully support, are considered as-is in respect to features, function, debugging, and usability with recently released Intel® NUC products. Intel no longer provides technical support for them. 
DC3217BY
D33217CK
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows XP Home Edition (as-is)
Windows XP Media Center Edition (as-is)
Windows XP Professional (as-is)
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (as-is)
As-is support for Windows XP: 
  • Intel® drivers with older operating systems that Microsoft has discontinued, or doesn't fully support, are considered as-is in respect to features, function, debugging, and usability with recently released Intel® NUC products. Intel no longer provides technical support for them. 

Customer-reported operating systems
These operating system versions are reported as compatible by owners of Intel® NUC Boards and Kits. Intel hasn't validated these operating systems. We recommend you use the latest kernel. If you need assistance with Linux* on Intel NUC, check your distro's website and forums for peer assistance.
 
Kit/Board Customer-reported OSs
NUC6i7KYK ArchLinux*
Gentoo*
Ubuntu*
NUC6i5SYK
NUC6i5SYH
NUC6i3SYK
NUC6i3SYH
Fedora*
Gentoo
Linux* Mint*
Lubuntu*
Xubuntu*
NUC5PPYH CentOS*
OpenELEC*
Ubuntu
NUC5CPYH CentOS
Fedora
Linux* Mint
Lubuntu
OpenELEC
Ubuntu
NUC5i7RYH Debian*
Fedora
Ubuntu

NUC5i5RYH
NUC5i5RYK
NUC5i3RYH
NUC5i3RYK
ArchLinux
Debian
Fedora
OpenBSD*
OpenELEC
Linux Mint
Ubuntu
Xubuntu
DE3815TYKHE
DE3815TYBE
Debian Wheezy*
Ubuntu
NUC5i5MYHE
NUC5i3MYHE
Ubuntu
DN2820FYKH Gentoo*
Kubuntu*
Linux Mint
OpenELEC
OpenSUSE*
Ubuntu
XBMCbuntu*
D54250WYK
D54250WYKH
D54250WYB
D34010WYK
D34010WYKH
D34010WYB
ArchLinux
CentOS
ConsoleOS*
Fedora
GeeXboX*
Gentoo
Lubuntu
Ubuntu
DC53427HYE
D53427RKE
CentOS
OpenELEC
Ubuntu
DCCP847DYE
DCP847SKE
Chromium*
CrunchBang*
Elementary OS*
Fedora
Linux Mint
KodiBuntu Helix*
MythBuntu*
OpenELEC
Slackware*
Ubuntu
DC3217IYE
D33217GKE
Debian Wheezy
Linux Mint
OpenELEC
Ubuntu
DC3217BY
D33217CK
Fedora
Kubuntu
Linux Mint
PCLinuxOS*
SteamOS*
Ubuntu

 

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