Windows 8 Upgrade
Samsung provides drivers and software to support upgrading your PC to Windows 8.
How to upgrade to Windows 8
Upgrading to Windows 8 will be possible after official release of Windows 8 by Microsoft.
Before upgrading to Windows 8, please refer to the Upgrade Guide for upgrade preparation. Windows 8 Upgrade Guide
Since Microsoft supports Windows 8, please refer to the Microsoft website for related rules and complaints.
Windows 8 Purchase and Installation Website
Windows 8 drivers and software are easily downloaded and installed using the 'SW Update' application. Download SW Update
Windows 8 Installation Precautions
After upgrading to Windows 8, the computer cannot be exchanged or refunded. If a repair is requested, a service fee may be charged.
When upgrading the operating system to Windows 8, there may be insufficient disk space due to the size of the operating system files.
It is recommended removing unnecessary applications and backing up your important data before upgrading the operating system.
After upgrading to Windows 8, Office Starter 2010 may not work properly.
To prevent problems, update Office Starter 2010 to the latest version first and then upgrade the operating system to Windows 8. Office Starter 2010Note
After upgrading to Windows 8, some of the functions you have been using may not work properly.
Windows 8 Upgradeable Models
Windows 8 drivers and software are provided by Samsung for the following models.
|Product Family||Release Time||Models|
|Notebook (Series 3)||After October 26, 2012||
NP300E4A, NP300E4C, NP300E5A, NP300E5C, NP300E7A, NP300U1A, NP300V3A, NP300V4A,
NP300V5A, NP305E4A, NP305E5A, NP305E7A, NP305U1A, NP305V4A, NP305V5A, NP3430EA,
NP3430EC, NP3431EA, NP3435EA, NP350E5C, NP350U2A, NP350U2B, NP350V4C, NP350V5C,
NP3440VC, NP3445VC, NP3540VC, NP3530EA, NP3530EC, NP355V4C, NP355V5C
|After November 30, 2012||NP3445EC, NP355E4C, NP355E5C, NP355E7C, NP365E5C|
|Notebook (Series 5)||After October 26, 2012||
NP500P4A, NP500P4C, NP520U4C NP530U3B, NP530U3C, NP530U4B, NP530U4C, NP535U3C,
NP535U4C, NP550P5C, NP550P7C
|Notebook (Series 7)||After October 26, 2012||
NP700G7A, NP700G7C, XE700T1A, NP700Z3A, NP700Z3C, NP700Z4A, NP700Z5A, NP700Z5B,
|Notebook (Series 9)||After October 26, 2012||NP900X3B, NP900X3C, NP900X3D, NP900X4B, NP900X4C, NP900X4D|
|After November 30, 2012||NP900X1A, NP900X1B, NP900X3A|
|Notebook (Other)||After October 26, 2012||NP-Q470, NP-Q470C|
|After November 30, 2012||
NP-E3411, NP-E3415, NP-E3511, NP-S3511, NP-E3520, NP-S3520, NP-E3420, NP-QX311,
NP-QX411, NP-QX412, NP-QX511, NP-RF411, NP-RF511, NP-RF711, NP-RV411, NP-RV511,
NP-RV711, NP-RV415, NP-RV515, NP-RV420, NP-RV520, NP-RV720, NP-RC530, NP-RC730
|All-in-One PC||After October 26, 2012||DP900A7C, DP300A2A, DP700A3C, DP900A7A|
|After November 30, 2012||DP-AF310, DP700A3B, DP700A3A|
* Models other than the listed above are not supported for Windows 8 upgrade.
* For Windows 7 Starter models, upgrading to Windows 8 is not supported.