Windows 8 Upgrade

Gateway will provide driver support for the following Windows Upgrade Offer-qualified products:

  • Not all Windows 8 features may be available on all Windows 7 PCs. Your system may require additional software, firmware, and/or a BIOS upgrade to install and run Windows 8. See the following qualifying models for Gateway support.
  • For the following supported models, Gateway Upgrade Assistant quickly and easily guides you through the upgrade process. Or, you can follow the step-by-step instructions to manually upgrade your device to Windows 8.
Gateway Upgrade Assistant Tool
Notebook
ID Series
ID47H ID57H ID59C    
NE Series
NE46R NE51B NE56R NE71B  
NV Series
NV47H NV49C NV51B NV52L NV55S
NV56R NV57H NV71B NV72C NV75S
NV76R NV77H NV79C    
Desktop
DX Series
DX4380 DX4860 DX4870    
FX Series
FX6860        
SX Series
SX2100 SX2360 SX2370 SX2380 SX2855
SX2865 SX2870      
ZX Series
ZX4250 ZX4251 ZX4260 ZX4450 ZX4850
ZX4851 ZX4970 ZX4971 ZX6970 ZX6971

Non-Support List
Due to hardware incompatibility, the following models do not support the upgrade to Windows 8.

Notebook
ID79C LT28 LT40 NS51C NS51I
NS51IG NV53A NV55C    

* Windows 8 upgrade does not support 3G functionality
** Windows 8 upgrade does not support Touch functionality
*** Product availability may vary by region.
**** For complete Windows 8 upgrade details, see www.windowsupgradeoffer.com & www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/compatibility/win8/CompatCenter/Home. Check these sites frequently, as some details may change and/or additional information may become available.