Networking Connectivity
IntelŽ Server Adapters
Is My IntelŽ Ethernet Adapter Supported in Microsoft Windows 8*?

Included in the table are all retail (boxed) versions of Intel® Ethernet Adapters and the type of driver support they have for Windows 8*.

Intel® Ethernet Adapters with driver support for Windows 8*

Description

In Box Support1

Full
Support2

10/100 Mbps Ethernet Adapters:
  • Intel® PRO/100 Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100+ Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 M Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 S Advanced Management Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 S Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 S Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 S Management Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 S Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100 VE Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100+ Server Adapter alert on LAN 2 adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100+ Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100+ Management Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100+ Management Adapter with Alert on LAN
  • Intel® PRO/100+ PCI Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/100+ Server Adapter (PILA8470B)

Yes

No

PCI and PCI-X* Gigabit (1000 Mbps) Adapters:
  • Intel® PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 GT Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MF Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter (LX)
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 T Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 XF Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 XT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 XT Server Adapter

Yes

No

  • Intel® PRO/1000 MT Quad Port Server Adapter

No

No

PCI-Express* Gigabit (1000 Mbps) Adapters:
  • Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit EF Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET2 Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I340-T2
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I340-T4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I340-F4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F2
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F4

Yes

Yes

  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I210-T1

No

Yes

  • Intel® PRO/1000 PF Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PF Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter

Yes

Yes3

  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port LP Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PF Quad Port Server Adapter

Yes

No

PCI-X* 10GbE (10 Gbps Ethernet Adapters):
  • Intel® PRO/10GbE CX4 Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/10GbE LR Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/10GbE SR Server Adapter

No

No

PCI-Express* Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters with Intel® 82598 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller:
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit AF DA Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit AT Server Adapter
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit CX4 Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit XF LR Server Adapter
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit XF SR Server Adapter
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter

Yes

Yes3

PCI-Express* Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters with Intel® 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller:
  • Intel® Ethernet Converged Network X520-T2
  • Intel® Ethernet Converged Network X520 Series

Yes

Yes

  • Intel® Ethernet Converged Network X520-QDA1

No

Yes

PCI-Express* Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters with Intel® Ethernet Controller X540:
  • Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T1
  • Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2

Yes

Yes

1In-box support

  • Driver and software updates are not planned for adapters with only in-box support. These adapters cannot be updated using automated or manual methods.
  • Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager and Advanced Network Services (ANS) driver for teaming and VLANS are not included with in-box support.
  • You might be able to add an adapter with in-box support to a team using multi-vendor teaming (MVT). See the user guide for MVT considerations.

2Full support

3Driver not certified

  • Intel is providing these drivers as a convenience to customers who want to use older devices with Windows 8* or Windows Server 2012*. Although these drivers are certified for Windows 7* and Windows Server 2008 R2*, they are not certified for Windows 8 and or Windows Server 2012. These drivers have not had the exhaustive level of testing usually done by Intel.
  • Intel has tested basic installation and functionality in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 including advanced features such as teaming and configuring VLANs. Intel does not plan to certify drivers for these devices for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
  • Intel recommends that users who plan to use Microsoft Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 use newer devices with certified drivers.
Related topics
Upgrade to Windows 8 Blocked because of Intel Wired PROSet for Windows
Intel® Driver Update Utility

Operating System:

Windows 8*

This applies to:

IntelŽ 10 Gigabit AF DA Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit AT Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit CX4 Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit XF LR Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit XF SR Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit XF SR Server Adapter
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T1
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I210-T1
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I340-F4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I340-T4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520 Series
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-LR1
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR1
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2
IntelŽ Gigabit EF Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit ET2 Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit VT Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/100 Intelligent Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/100 S Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/100 S Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/100 Smart Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/100+ Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/100+ Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 F Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 GT Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 MF Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter (LX)
IntelŽ PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 MT Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PF Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PF Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PF Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Low Profile Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 T Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 XF Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 XT Low Profile Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/1000 XT Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/10GbE CX4 Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/10GbE LR Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/10GbE SR Server Adapter
NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapters

Solution ID: CS-033693
Last Modified: 05-Nov-2014
Date Created: 30-Jul-2012
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