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IntelŽ NUC
Supported Operating Systems

See the table for driver and operating system support for your Intel® NUC product.

How to read the table

x Fully supported; both 32-bit and 64-bit drivers for all features are available.
Limited Limited support; not all drivers OR not both 32-bit and 64-bit drivers are available.
As-is1 Drivers are available, but support is limited due to discontinuance of OS.
Blank Drivers are not available.
Kit / Board
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Microsoft Windows 8.1* Microsoft Windows 8* Microsoft Windows 7* Microsoft Windows XP* Microsoft Server 2012 R2 /
Microsoft Server 2008 R2
(BIOS v0030 or later required)
x x
DN2820FYKH x x Limited3

x x x

x x x
x x x Limited4
x x x As-is
x x x As-is
x x x As-is

Customer-reported operating system support
Listed below are other operating system versions reported as compatible by owners of the Intel® NUC Boards and Kits. Intel has not validated these operating systems.


Other operating systems:

1 As-is support
Use of Intel drivers with older operating systems that Microsoft* has discontinued or does not fully support should be considered as-is in respect to features, function, debugging and usability with recently released Intel® NUC products and Intel will no longer provide technical support for them. These operating systems include Windows XP editions. Please refer to the following Microsoft sites for more information:
Microsoft support lifecycle policy FAQ
Select a product for lifecycle information
Windows lifecycle fact sheet

2 Notes for the Intel® NUC Kit DE3815TYKHE and Intel® NUC Board DE3815TYBE:

  • Update this Intel NUC model to BIOS version 0030 or later before installing any Intel processor I/O controller drivers. This will eliminate any errors that can appear in Device Manager on I/O controller devices.
  • Supported Windows versions include the retail versions of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Embedded 8.1 Industry, Embedded 8 Standard, and Embedded Standard 7.
  • The 4 GB eMMC embedded storage can be used for small-footprint operating systems, as typically used for thin-client and light-embedded applications. Please check your OS minimum requirements before attempting to install an OS to this device.

3 The Intel® NUC Kit DN2820FYKH supports the following:

  • 64-bit drivers for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7.
  • 32-bit drivers for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.
  • 32-bit drivers for Windows 7 are provided as-is.

4 Server OS drivers are available as a driver bundle on Download Center. The following features are supported: Chipset, Graphics, Intel® ME, LAN, and USB 3.0. Intel technologies (TPM, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, and Intel® Smart Connect Technology) are not supported in the Server OSes.

This applies to:

IntelŽ NUC Board D33217CK
IntelŽ NUC Board D33217GKE
IntelŽ NUC Board D34010WYB
IntelŽ NUC Board D53427RKE
IntelŽ NUC Board D54250WYB
IntelŽ NUC Board DCP847SKE
IntelŽ NUC Board DE3815TYBE
IntelŽ NUC Kit D34010WYK
IntelŽ NUC Kit D54250WYK
IntelŽ NUC Kit DC3217BY
IntelŽ NUC Kit DC3217IYE
IntelŽ NUC Kit DC53427HYE
IntelŽ NUC Kit DE3815TYKHE
IntelŽ NUC Kit DN2820FYKH

Solution ID: CS-034034
Last Modified: 15-Oct-2014
Date Created: 14-Feb-2013