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Windows 3.0 Hardware Compatibility List

This article was previously published under Q62098
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SUMMARY
The following computers, video displays, printers, pointing devices,keyboards, and networks have been certified for use with Microsoft Windows3.0. This list was current at the time Windows was shipped (May 22, 1990).Additional systems may have been certified subsequent to publication anddevice drivers may be available for peripherals not listed below. Toobtain information regarding either instance, please call the MicrosoftWindows information number at (425) 637-7098.

Items tagged with an asterisk (*) require special handling during theWindows installation process. When installing the Windows environmenton an item with an asterisk, the Setup program presents a descriptionof your hardware configuration. At this phase in the setup process,press F1 to access the online help system to receive information onhow to proceed.
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Below is the list of equipment certified for use with the MicrosoftWindows version 3.0 graphical environment.

Computers

Any computer 100-percent compatible with the following:
3Com 3StationAcer 1100/20Acer 1100/25Acer 1100/25EAcer 1100/33Acer 1100LXAcer 1100SXAcer 1116SXAcer 1120SXAcer 1170Acer 1200/25Acer 915 PIIAcer 915 VIIAcer S25/M35ADD-X Systems320SXAGI 33/8AGI 386/25ALR FlexCache  33/386ALR PowerFlex 386SXAmstrad PC2286Amstrad PC2386Apricot QiApricot XEN-SAST Bravo/286AST Bravo/386AST Bravo/386SXAST Premium 286AST Premium 386/25AST Premium 386/33AST Premium 386SXAST Premium 386CAST Premium 486/25AST Premium 486/33AT&T 6386 WGSAT&T 6386/25AT&T 6386/SXAT&T 6386/SX WGSAT&T 6386E/33AT&T  PC386/20AT&T PC6310Atari ABC386SXAtari PC4XAtari PC5Austin Computer Systems 386SXBrother BC5386/25Brother BC5386SXBull Micral 200Bull Micral 400Bull Micral 45Bull Micral 500Bull Micral 600Bull Micral 65Bull Micral 75Commodore PC 40-IIICommodore PC 60-IIICOMPAQ Deskpro 286eCOMPAQ Deskpro 286NCOMPAQ Deskpro 386COMPAQ Deskpro 386NCOMPAQ Deskpro 386/20COMPAQ Deskpro 386/20eCOMPAQ Deskpro 386sCOMPAQ Deskpro 386s/20COMPAQ Deskpro 386/25COMPAQ Deskpro 386/25eCOMPAQ Deskpro 386/33COMPAQ Deskpro 386/33LCOMPAQ Deskpro 486/25COMPAQ Deskpro 486/33LCOMPAQ Deskpro 386/25MCOMPAQ Deskpro 486S/25MCOMPAQ Deskpro 486S/16MCOMPAQ Deskpro 486/33MCOMPAQ LTE 386s/20COMPAQ LTE/286COMPAQ Portable IICOMPAQ Portable 386COMPAQ SLT/286COMPAQ SLT 386s/20COMPAQ SystemproCompuAdd Model 212CompuAdd Model 216CompuAdd Model 220CompuAdd Model 316CompuAdd Model 316sCompuAdd Model 320CompuAdd Model 320sCompuAdd Model 325CompuAdd Model 333CompuAdd Model 425Cumulus GLC DX-25Cumulus GLC DX-33Cumulus GLC SX-16Daewoo Telecopy DLT/386sDaewoo Telecopy DPC/286Daewoo Telecopy DPC/286seDaewoo Telecopy DPC/386-20Daewoo Telecopy DPC/386-25Daewoo Telecopy DPC/386sDaewoo Telecopy DPS/386sDEC PC 433TDECStation 210DECStation 212DECStation 212LPDECStation 316DECStation 316+DECStation 316sxDECStation 320DECStation 320+DECStation 320sxDECStation 325cDECStation 333cDECStation 350DECStation 425cDell 320LTDell 325DDell 325PDell 333DDell 425TEDell 433TEDell System 210Dell System 310Dell System 316Dell System 316LTDell System 316SXDell System 320LXDell System 325Dell System 425EDell System 433EDigital Data 286/12Digital Data 386/25DTK Keen 2530DTK Keen-3304DTK Peer 1660DTK Peer-1630DTK Peer-2030DynaBook/286 Portable Desktop ComputerD&S 386/25 M3Emerson ET200Epson Equity 286 PlusEpson Equity 386SXEpson Equity 386SX/20 PlusEpson Equity 386/SX PlusEpson Equity 386/20Epson Equity 386/25Epson Equity 386/25 PlusEpson Equity LT 386SXEpson NB3sEverex 3000AEverex AGI 386/20sxEverex AGI 386/25Everex AGI 386/33Everex AGI 486/25Everex Step 286/16Everex Step 386/16Everex Step 386/20*  Everex Step 386/25Everex Step 386/33Everex Step 386cxEverex Step 486/25Everex Step 486/33Everex Tempo 386/20Everex Tempo 386/25Everex Tempo LXFuture Tech AT 386/16SXFuture Tech AT 386/20SXFuture Tech AT 386/25CFuture Tech AT 386/33CFuture Tech AT 486/25CFuture Tech AT 486/25C EISAFuture Tech AT 486/33C EISAGateway 386/16Gateway 386/20Gateway 386/25Gateway 386/25 CacheGateway 386/33 ASICGoldStar GS-210GoldStar GS-215GoldStar GS-217GoldStar GS-230GoldStar GS-286GoldStar GS-300GoldStar GS-320GoldStar GS-325GoldStar GS-330GoldStar GS-386Goupil Golf-286Goupil G5/286Goupil G5-SXGRiD 1720GRiD 386isx-20GRiD 386isx-20CGRiD 386sx-MFP20GRiD 486ei-25/SVRGRiD 486ei-33GRiD 1810GRiD 286-mfpGRiD 286isGRiD 386isGRiD 386is-16GRiD 386is-1630GRiD 386is-20GRiD 386is-25GRiD 386is-33GRiD 386isxGRiD 386mcGRiD 386sx-mfpGRiDCase 1520GRiDCASE 1550sxHeadStart Technologies Head Start IIIHewlett-Packard (HP)  Vectra 486HP Vectra A+HP Vectra ES/12HP Vectra LS/12HP Vectra QS/16HP Vectra QS/16SHP Vectra QS/20HP Vectra RS/20CHP Vectra RS/25CHyundai Super-286eHyundai Super-386sHyundai Super 386DIBM PC/ATIBM PS/1IBM PS/2 Model 30 286IBM PS/2 Model 50IBM PS/2 Model 50ZIBM PS/2 Model 55SXIBM PS/2 Model 60IBM PS/2 Model 65SXIBM PS/2 Model 70 386IBM PS/2 Model 70 486IBM PS/2 Model 75IBM PS/2 Model 80 386IBM PS/2 Model P70 386IBM PS/2 Model 90IBM PS/2 Model 95IBM PS/2 Model L40SXICL DRS M40ICL DRS M45ICL DRS M50ICL DRS M55ICL DRS M75ICL DRS M95Intel Microcomputer 386ITOS 286/12-40ITOS 386SX/16-40Leading Edge Model D2/LPSLeading Edge Model D3/20Leading Edge Model D3/25Leading Edge Model D3/MCLeading Edge Model D3/SXLeading Tech 5000ATLeading Tech 6800SXLeading Tech 7000DXLeading Tech 286/12 MXMagnavox Maxstation 386 SX-20Magnavox Magnum 386 SX-20Magnavox Professional 386 SX-20Magnavox Headstart SX-20Magnavox Headstart 286Magnavox Maxstation 286Magnavox Magnum 286Magnavox Professional 286Magnavox Headstart SXMagnavox Maxstation SXMagnavox Magnum 386 SX-16Magnavox Professional SX-16Magnavox Professional 486SXMagnavox Headstart 486SXMagnavox Maxstation 486SXMagnavox Professional 486/20 XPMagnavox Headstart 486/20 XPMagnavox Maxstation 486/20 XPMemorex Telex 7022Memorex Telex 7025Memorex Telex 7035Memorex Telex 7055Memorex Telex 7065FMemorex Telex 7255Memorex Telex 7270Memorex Telex 7290Memorex Telex Intelligent System 7045-16Memorex Telex Intelligent System 7075Micro Express ME 386DX-3300Mintek PCB-306MiTAC Desktop Mi316sMiTAC MPC2386MiTAC MPC2386EMiTAC MPC3000FMiTAC MPC4000GMiTAC MPS2386Mitsubishi MP386Mitsubishi MP386SModel American 386/25NCR PC920*  NCR PC925*  NCR PC386SXNCR PC386SX/MCNCR PC486/MCNEC PowerMate 286 PlusNEC PowerMate 386/20NEC PowerMate 386/25NEC PowerMate 386/25SNEC PowerMate 386/33ENEC PowerMate 486/25ENEC PowerMate SX*  NEC PowerMate SX PlusNEC PowerMate SX PortableNEC PowerMate SX/20*  NEC ProSpeed 386Nokia Data DT226Nokia Data DT336SXNokia Data DT346Nokia DS 338Nokia DS 348Nokia DS 448Nokia DT 216Nokia DT 326Nokia DT 336Normerel ATC 12Normerel ATC 16Normerel ATC 386Normerel ATM 386Normerel NS 70Northgate Slimline 386/20Northgate Elegance 386/20Northgate Elegance 386/25Northgate Elegance 386/33Northgate 486/25 EISANorthgate 386/33/8Northgate 486/33/16Northgate 386/25 SlimcacheNorthgate 486/25/8Northgate 386/33 SlimcacheOgivar System 386Olivetti CP486Olivetti M28Olivetti M211VOlivetti M300Olivetti M300-05Olivetti M380Olivetti M386/25Olivetti M486Olivetti P500Olivetti P800Olivetti PCS 286Olivetti PCS 386SXOlivetti XP4Olivetti XP7Olivetti XP9Osborne 386/25Osborne 486/25Packard Bell Force 386SXPanasonic CF 270HDPanasonic FX 1800+Panasonic FX 1850HDPanasonic FX 1900HDPanasonic FX 1925S+Panasonic FX 1925S/HDPanasonic FX 1950HDPanasonic FX 2020/HDPeacock 386SXPeacock 386/33Peacock 486/33 EISAPeacock 486/25Philips P2120Philips P2230Philips P3105Philips P3120Philips P3202Philips P3204Philips P3230Philips P3238Philips P3302Philips P3345Philips P3348SXPhilips P3349Philips P3355 SX-20Philips P3355 SX-20CPhilips P3361Philips P3371Philips P3464Research Machines Nimbus AX-286Samsung SD-700Samsung SD-820Schneider 386 25-60Schneider Euro ATSchneider VGA AT System 40Schneider VGA AT System 70Siemens Nixdorf PCD 2BSiemens Nixdorf PCD-3MSiemens Nixdorf PCD-3MsxSiemens Nixdorf PCD-3TSiemens Nixdorf PCD-4MSiemens Nixdorf PCD-4TSiemens Nixdorf PCD-2MSiemens Nixdorf PCD-3TSSiemens Nixdorf PCM-3DsxSiemens Nixdorf PCM-4TSiemens Nixdorf PWS M30Siemens Nixdorf 8810/30SMT Goupil GS-386-DX-25SMT Goupil GS-386-SX-16SMT Goupil GS-386-SX-20SMT Goupil GS-486SMT Goupil GSo-486Tandem PSX/300ATandem PSX/300PTandem PSX/300QTandem PSX/300STandem PSX/300VTandon 286/NTandon 386/20Tandon 386/33Tandon 386/NTandon 486/25 DesktopTandon 486/25 TowerTandon 486/33 DesktopTandon 486/33 TowerTandon LT/286Tandon LT/386Tandon PAC 286Tandon PAC 286 PlusTandon PAC 286/12Tandon PAC 386SXTandon PCATandon PCA +Tandon PCA 12Tandon PCA 12/SLTandon TargaTandon Targa PlusTandon Targa sxTandon Targa/12Tandy 2500 XLTandy 2500 XL/2Tandy 2800 HDTandy 2810 HDTandy 3000 NLTandy 4000Tandy 4000 LXTandy 4000 SXTandy 4016 DXTandy 4016 SXTandy 4020 LXTandy 4020 SXTandy 4025 LXTandy 4033 LXTandy 5000 MCTerran T30Texas Instruments TravelMate 3000 WinSX*  Toshiba T1600 PortableToshiba T3100SX PortableToshiba T3200 PortableToshiba T3200SX PortableToshiba T5100/100 PortableToshiba T5200 PortableTrigem TG-286+DTrigem TG-286+STrigem TG-286ETrigem TG-286MTrigem TG-286VTrigem TG-386SXTrigem TG-386XETrigem TG-486XETrigem TG-SX386MTrigem TG-SX386MCTriumph Adler M 211VTriumph Adler PCS 286Triumph Adler PCS 386SXTulip AT 386/25Tulip AT 386SXTulip AT Compact 3Tulip SX Compact 2Tulip TR 386/25Tulip TR 386SXTulip TR 486Twinhead NetStationTwinhead SuperNote-SXTwinhead Superset 490Twinhead Superset 590Twinhead Superset 600Unisys PW2 300/10Unisys PW2 3163Unisys PW2 500/16AUnisys PW2 500/20Unisys PW2 800/16Unisys PW2 800/16-2Unisys PW2 800/20Unisys PW2 800/20CUnisys PW2 800/25Unisys PW2 800/33Unisys PW2 800/486-25AUnisys PW2 LWS/286Victor V286CVictor V286DVictor V286MVictor V386DSXVictor V386MVictor V386MXWang MC 350/16SWang PC 250/16Wang PC 280Wang PC 280/20Wang PC 350/16SWang PC 350/33CWang PC 380/25CWang PC 380/33CWang PC 381Wang PC 382Wang PC 480/25Wyse WY-3116SXWyse WY-3225Zenith SuperSport 286eZenith SuperSport SXZenith Z-248/12Zenith Z-286 LP*  Zenith Z-386/16*  Zenith Z-386/20*  Zenith Z-386/25*  Zenith Z-386/33*  Zenith Z-386/33E*  Zenith Z-386/SX				

Displays

Any display 100-percent compatible with the following:
CGA (color graphics adapter)EGA (enhanced graphics adapter) with high-resolution color display (or    monochrome)VGA (video graphics array), color and  monochromeIBM 8514/a High-Resolution DisplayIBM MCGA (multi-color graphics array)Hercules with high-resolution monochrome displayOlivetti/AT&T monochrome or PVC displayOlivetti OEC color display or AT&T VDC750COMPAQ Portable 386 Plasma DisplayVideo Seven VGA				

Printers

Any printer 100-percent compatible with the following:
Agfa 9000 Series PSAgfa Compugraphic 400PSAgfa Compugraphic GenicsApple LaserWriterApple LaserWriter II NT/NTXApple LaserWriter PlusApricot LaserAST TurboLaser/PS-R4081AT&T 435AT&T 470/475AT&T 473/478C-Itoh 8510Canon LBP-8IICanon LBP-8III/LPB-4Dataproducts LZR-2665Digital LN03R ScriptPrinterDigital LPS PrintServer 40Epson DFX-5000Epson EPL-6000Epson EX-800/1000Epson FX-100Epson FX-100+Epson FX-185/286Epson FX-80Epson FX-80+Epson FX-85Epson FX-86e/286eEpson FX-850/1050Epson GQ-3500Epson JX-80Epson L-750/1000Epson LQ-500/510Epson LQ-800/1000Epson LQ-850/950/1050Epson LQ-1500Epson LQ-2500/2550Epson LX-80Epson LX-86Epson LX-800/810Epson MX-100Epson MX-80/80F/TEpson RX-100Epson RX-80/80F/TEpson SQ-2500Epson T-750Epson T-1000Fujitsu DL 2400Fujitsu DL 2600Fujitsu DL 3300Fujitsu DL 3400Fujitsu DL 5600Fujitsu DX 2200Fujitsu DX 2300Fujitsu DX 2400Fujitsu DX 3100Hermes 820HP 7470AHP 7475AHP 7550AHP 7580AHP 7580BHP 7585AHP 7585BHP 7586BHP ColorProHP DeskJetHP DeskJet PlusHP DraftProHP DraftPro DXLHP DraftPro EXLHP DraftMaster IHP DraftMaster IIHP LaserJetHP LaserJet IIDHP LaserJet IIPHP LaserJet IIIHP LaserJet PlusHP LaserJet 500+HP LaserJet Series IIHP LaserJet 2000HP PaintJetHP PaintJet XLHP ThinkJetIBM Color PrinterIBM GraphicsIBM Laser Printer 4019IBM Personal Page PrinterIBM Personal Page Printer II-030IBM Personal Page Printer II-031IBM ProprinterIBM Proprinter IIIBM Proprinter IIIIBM Proprinter X24IBM Proprinter X24eIBM Proprinter XLIBM Proprinter XL IIIBM Proprinter XL24IBM Proprinter XL24eIBM QuietWriter IIIKyocera F-SeriesLinotronic 100/300/500NEC Colormate PSNEC PinWriter CP6NEC PinWriter CP7NEC PinWriter P5NEC PinWriter P5XLNEC PinWriter P6NEC PinWriter P7NEC PinWriter P9XLNEC PinWriter P2200NEC PinWriter P5200NEC PinWriter P5300NEC Silentwriter LC 860NEC Silentwriter LC 890NEC Silentwriter LC 890XLOkidata 92/93-IBMOkidata ML 192Okidata ML 193Okidata ML 320Okidata ML 321Okidata ML 192-IBMOkidata ML 193-IBMOkidata ML 320-IBMOkidata ML 321-IBMOkidata 390/391Okidata 393Okidata 393COkidata LaserLine 6Olivetti DM 100/1Olivetti DM 100/2Olivetti DM 100/4Olivetti DM 105Olivetti DM 250Olivetti DM 280/282Olivetti DM 286/296Olivetti DM 290/292Olivetti DM 400Olivetti DM 580Olivetti DM 590Olivetti DM 600Olivetti ETV 5000Olivetti PG 108Olivetti PG 208Olivetti PG 303Olivetti PG 308 HSOlivetti PR 15B/17BOlivetti PR 19BOlivetti PR 24Olivetti TH 760QMS ColorScript 100QMS-PS 800QMS-PS 800 PlusQMS-PS 810QuadLaser ITandy LP-1000Tegra GenesisTI 850/855TI OmniLaser 2108TI OmniLaser 2115Toshiba P351Toshiba P1351Toshiba PageLaser12Varityper VT-600Wang LCS15Wang LCS15 FontPlusWang LDP8				

Networks

Any network 100-percent compatible with the following:
3Com 3+Share3Com 3+Open LAN ManagerBanyan Vines 4.0Microsoft Networks (MS-NET)* Microsoft LAN Manager version 1.00Microsoft LAN Manager version 2.00Novell NetWare 2.10 or laterNovell NetWare 386				

Pointing Devices

Any mouse 100-percent compatible with the following:
HP mouseIBM PS/2 mouseLogitech mouseMicrosoft MouseMouse Systems mouse on COM1Mouse Systems mouse on COM2Olivetti mouseOlivetti/AT&T keyboard mouse				

Keyboards

Any keyboard 100-percent compatible with the following:
Standard keyboardsHewlett-Packard keyboardsOlivetti keyboards				
support supported 3.0 3.00 hcl KBSetup 3.00a
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Article ID: 62098 - Last Review: 07/07/2005 00:45:08 - Revision: 2.1

  • Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition
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