Do the manufactures of laptops release driver updates compatible with newer released OSes

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I would like to know whether any of the manufacturers release drivers for the next OS release. So say if a buy a laptop today and it comes with Windows 7 installed then will then any of the manufacturers release driver updates for Windows 8 when it comes out ? Also similar question does any of the manufacturers provide older drivers for a previous OS release for their new laptops that are being sold today ? I am not sure but believe the answer to both questions is no but I thought I would ask in any case.

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You are pretty close to correct with a no for both. Some do, but probably the most common answer is no, although some of the high quality motherboard manufacturers like ASUS tend to offer drivers both directions.
 

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You are pretty close to correct with a no for both. Some do, but probably the most common answer is no, although some of the high quality motherboard manufacturers like ASUS tend to offer drivers both directions.
 
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