Windows* 7 Support for Intel® Ethernet Adapters

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12/09/2020

NOTICE Release 25.0 is the last release to support Windows* 7 and Windows Server 2008 R.2.

Final software (SW) release for Windows 7

For Windows* 7, Intel® Ethernet Adapters can have full support, in-box only support, or both.

  1. In-box
    • In-box means the drivers are supplied with Windows*.
    • Driver and software updates aren't available for adapters that are in-box only.
    • You might be able to add an adapter with in-box support to a team using multivendor teaming (MVT).
    • Not included with in-box support:
      • Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager
      • Intel® Advanced Network Services (Intel® ANS) driver for teaming and VLANS
  2. Retail
    • These adapters have Intel® PROSet for Windows Device Manager and Intel ANS (teaming and VLAN).

 

Review the updated list of supported Intel® Ethernet Adapters at Supported Operating Systems for Retail Intel® Ethernet Adapters.

Review the updated list of supported Intel® Ethernet Controllers at Supported Operating Systems for Intel® Ethernet Controllers (LOM).


Legacy Intel® Ethernet Adapters with driver support for Windows 7*

Product  In-Box   Retail 
10/100 Mbps Ethernet Adapters: Yes No
PCI and PCI-X* Gigabit (1000 Mbps) Adapters Yes 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® 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 Yes
  • 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

No

No
  • Intel® Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET2 Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I340-T4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I340-F4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2V2
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F2
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F4
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I210-T1
No Yes
PCI-X* 10 GbE (10 Gbps Ethernet Adapters) No No
PCI Express* Intel® 10 Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapters with Intel® 82598 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
Yes Yes
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter
No Yes

 

 

Related topic
Supported Operating Systems for Retail Intel® Ethernet Adapters