- 23rd October 2012, 23:49 #1
Some Intel-Based Tablets Cannot Upgrade to Windows 8!
This is not good news, especially for those people who purchased recently a new machine with the Intel Cedar Point chipset. From Some Intel-Based Tablets Flunk Windows 8 Upgrade - Hardware -:
Numerous models of Windows 7 tablets and netbooks, some less than a year old, that should be upgradeable to Windows 8 won't be able to handle Microsoft's new operating system due to problems with the Intel chips that power them, according to computer manufacturers and frustrated users.
The problems affect systems that use the current version of Intel's Atom line, known as Cedar Trail. Intel is rolling out a new version of Atom, called Clover Trail, that is specifically designed for Windows 8 hardware, but that's too late for many users who previously bought systems on the belief they could upgrade later.
- ASUS Eee PC 1225C
- Fujitsu Q552 tablet (released in July, 2012!)
- HP Mini 210 HD
- Toshiba's WT200
- Lenovo IdeaPad S110
- 24th October 2012, 15:47 #2
Ouch. Not good. I am so glad I didn't pick up a tablet before Win8 was released (was looking at the Lenovo) to try it out.