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What versions of Instrument Control Software drivers are supported with Windows 10? - WKB20510

Article number: 20510


  • Windows 10 Professional
  • Empower 3 FR4


Here is the current status of driver support for Windows 10 in Empower 3 FR4:

For Waters ACQUITY and other ICS-based modules: Use Driver Pack 2017 R2 for Windows 10 compatibility.

For Agilent LC:  Waters ICF Support v2.2 was not tested on Windows 10. ICF Support v3.0 was tested and is compatible with Windows 10.

For Agilent GC and HS:  The ICF 3.0 is compatible with Windows 10.

Thermo/Dionex:  Dionex Instrument Integration (DII) for Empower Software is not compatible with Windows 10.

All other drivers, such as Shimadzu LC/GC, Hitachi LC, and Metrohm IC, are currently being tested by their own companies.

As Windows 10 compatibility information is received, it will be announced for each of these drivers and posted on the UC Instrument Control Index page for that company. 


Refer to the Installation and Configuration Guides for the Instrument Control Software driver packs and for the Empower software for details related to the Windows version(s) supported.

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