[Spice-devel] W8.0 video drivers

David Jaša djasa at redhat.com
Mon Sep 15 23:51:19 PDT 2014


there is no QXL driver for Windows 8 available yet. The QXL driver is
built on top of XPDM API that is not available in Windows 8 anymore. The
new QXL driver based on more recent WDDM API is not available yet
unfortunately so you're stuck with vga driver on Windows 8 guests.


On Po, 2014-09-15 at 14:14 -0700, ToddAndMargo wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is there a way to get the guest additions (spice-guest-tools-0.74.exe)
> to work with the original Windows 8.0 (no service packs, just
> Frankenstein himself off the OEM CD).  I am trying to get the
> video driver to install and it keeps telling me I have the wrong
> version of Windows.
> Many thanks,
> -T

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