Where to find <PowerPC Processor> driver for Windows Server 2012r2

Where to find <PowerPC Processor> driver for Windows Server 2012r2
PowerPC.png
Hassan NOUR EL DINEIT ManagerAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
A driver isn't necessary and it's unlikely you'll find one (these CPUs have been obsolete for 20 years).  The computer is obviously up and running OK, so there's no issues with the CPU that directly affect Windows.

I must admit I am surprised to see this run at all.  After Apple dumped PowerPC CPUs, they are used today mostly in specialized systems such as embedded SoC. The last release of Windows that supported PowerPC CPUs was Windows NT 4.0.

"32-bit and 64-bit PowerPC processors have been a favorite of embedded computer designers. To keep costs low on high-volume competitive products, the CPU core is usually bundled into a system-on-chip (SOC) integrated circuit. SOCs contain the processor core, cache and the processor's local data on-chip, along with clocking, timers, memory (SDRAM), peripheral (network, serial I/O), and bus (PCI, PCI-X, ROM/Flash bus, I2C) controllers. IBM also offers an open bus architecture (called CoreConnect) to facilitate connection of the processor core to memory and peripherals in a SOC design. "

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PowerPC_processors
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
No further input from requester.  Points assigned to sole contributor.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows OS

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.