Intel® Thunderbolt™ Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit for Intel® NUC Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8i7HVK & NUC8i7HNK



This download record installs the Thunderbolt™ Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit for Intel® NUC Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8i7HVK & NUC8i7HNK

Available Downloads

  • Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Size: 33.7 MB
  • SHA1: 72B5606F32E76911EE4590CB753DC54DAF0B6F21

Detailed Description


Installs the DCH-compliant Thunderbolt™ bus driver for the Intel® NUC Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8i7HVK & NUC8i7HNK products with Thunderbolt using Windows® 10 64-bit. This driver is required if you plan to connect Thunderbolt devices. 

No driver is needed for Windows 11*

How to install

Double-click Thunderbolt™ Software Installer.exe.


If the driver won't install and you are using a supported operating system, try one or both of the following:

  • Plug a Thunderbolt device into the Intel NUC and run the installer again.
  • Uninstall the current driver, then run the installer again.

The Thunderbolt Control Center should load automatically after the driver is installed and if or when you're connected to the Internet. If it doesn't, you can download it from this link: Thunderbolt Control Center software (available on the Microsoft Store)

The Thunderbolt Control Center allows you to approve and manage Thunderbolt devices.

Some IT departments might have a group policy that prevents you from downloading apps from the Windows Store. They can choose to set up a private store with approved apps. See the following for more information:

Supported Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 10-64 - October 2018 Update 1809 (RS5) or later

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