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need help with dell inspiron 1445 not installing drivers please help:)

Q: need help with dell inspiron 1445 not installing drivers please help:)

Hi, i switched on my computer this morning and and got fatal error messages, i had to reinstall vista via a disk and now i cannot install any drivers and cannot access the internet or anything, i have a driver disk from dell but still the drivers are still not installing!! any help whould be great, thanks guys its driving me mad

A: need help with dell inspiron 1445 not installing drivers please help:)

There is a 7-character "service tag number" on the sticker on the case.

Go here and enter that number. It will bring up the support and software site that's specific only to your Dell. Go to the drivers and downloads section and look for the device drivers that you need.

Are you sure about Inspiron being the correct model name and 1445 being the correct model number?

You didn't clarify it that computer is a desktop or a laptop.


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i have all the XP drivers for a dell inspiron 1545 installed except the audio...the audio driver downloaded from dell is the wrong one...i remember having this issue with another dell...and you actually had to install a lattitude driver...anybody have an idea?


A:Solved: Dell Inspiron 1545 wrong dell drivers

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I am constantly having this problem with my laptop. As I plug in and unplug my headphones throughout the day, I've noticed that after a couple times the bass gets really quiet and almost completely drops out. Since I have some pretty decent audiophile headphones with really great bass, it is super annoying and noticeable. 
One workaround I have discovered is to go to the audio settings (either in Windows or the Dell Audio app), and switch the Default Format (the thing with 24-bit, 48000Hz in it)  to something else, play some audio, then switch it back. 
A little word on my setup: I have the latest drivers from the Dell download page installed. I am running Windows 10 64-bit with all the updates. I have Waves Maxx audio "enhancements" disabled. My Default Format is usually set to 24-bit 48000Hz, but the problem eventually happens no matter what I set it to. The "headphone size" option is set to "Medium", but as far as I can tell this option does nothing if I do not have Waves Maxx enabled. Switching it also does not fix the problem.
If I play audio using WASAPI (this basically means that the music player takes over the sound card completely, and bypasses whatever audio processing Windows and the driver has) the problem does not happen. 
How do I fix this problem? It's incredibly annoying, and most likely has something to do with the audio driver, since this does not happen in Linux, and it did not happen when I was runn... Read more

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I have searched everywhere for the correct drivers to install XP Pro on my new Dell Inspiron 15 (3521) but have not found the correct one.

I have downloaded the nlite software to make a new XP cd with the correct SATA drivers for XP pro but can not seem to find the correct driver that will let me install XP on the SATA hdd.

Reason for going backward in OS is the main program I use in my work will not work on anything but xp pro and windows 7 Pro.

I had the dealer where I bought the laptop, to install from Windows 8, which came on the laptop, back to windows 7 Pro and it appears that all the "things" are not there in the windows 7 pro, for much of anything to work except what seems to be just the "basics" of Windows 7. My work program will not work either.

Guess I should have asked for XP Pro at the dealer.

Anyone know which exact driver or drivers I need to get to intergrate with the XP pro OS?

Thanks and Have a Great Day,

A:XP drivers for Dell Inspiron 15

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Hello to all,   I recently did a clean reinstall of Windows XP (Home) on my Dell Dimension 2350. All went fine. Now I need to install the correct drivers. I have the Dell Resource disc and this is where the problem starts.    As noted elsewhere, after the reinstall the screen display of the Resource disc is as it would be in "Safe Mode". I was aware of this. As such, the Resource disc Search Criteria screen was a bit larger than the monitor screen. I was able to size it to fit the screen but this is really not the problem it is the following: The Search Criteria options I have from the drop down menus (on screen) are as follows:System Model:   All, Dimension C521, DXC061, Dimension DXP0G1, Dimension E521, DM061, XPS710    (Which, if any, do I pick?)Operating System: (I think I got this one)   All, Windows XPTopic:   (Maybe this one too)   All, Applications, Dell Diagnostics, Diagnostics, Drivers, Utilities   For the life of me I cannot figure out the exact drivers I am to install*. Windows XP only appears in the Operating System menu. I pretty much know the install order but as I said, I'm a bit confused about selecting the correct drivers from the disc. This computer is not connected to the internet at the moment so I can't download and use any sort of driver detection program. Other searches have confused me further and have provided no specific answer to this problem.&nbs... Read more

A:Installing drivers after Windows XP reinstall on Dell Dimension 2350 using Dell Resource disc

You need, in installation order:

Chipset driver
Video driver (depends on which video card)
Audio driver
Network driver (depends on which you have)
Modem driver, if you use a dialup modem

Go to the Support page and put in your Service Tag. It should give you the drivers you need. You can download them on any PC and copy onto a USB stick for installation on the 2350.
You only need the applications, if you actually use them (eg, Roxio, Jasc Paintshop, etc).
Then install your antiviral software and get online to the Microsoft Update site for all the patches and updates.
Keep in mind that XP is no longer supported by Microsoft and they stopped releasing security fixes for XP and IE9, more than 1 year ago. So they're both full of security holes and put your personal data at risk.

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Have a Dell Inspiron 3800, Win 2000, that is no longer seeing the CD rom but it does show up in the bios, verified by this by swapping it out with floppy drive and another cd rom drive. Unit has swappable drive bay. At the same time the unit is trapped in a boot loop when you start it up. You can boot it with a boot disk but that is it, without access to the CD you can not load anything to repair windows. Have tried both the repair console and starting insafe mode with no luck.

Is it possible to somehow get cd drivers loaded by an alternative method.

Sysyemis Dell Inspiron 3800
P 3, 700mhz
Windows 2000

A:Dell Inspiron lost cd drivers

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I'm needing drivers for Ethernet Controller and Video Controller. Although if I can just get the Ethernet controller, I can do an update to fix the rest I think.

The computer is an AMD machine if that makes any difference. I've got a 531s with all the cd's but they won't work for some reason. I figured they would use pretty much the same thing. Thanks in advance to anyone that can help.

A:Need device drivers for Dell Inspiron 531

What OS are you using, and what OS did the Dell ship with?

Also, what is the service tag of the Dell? You can then get them from Dell's website.

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i didn't find any where dell inspiron 6400 drivers for win 7...pleas help me....thank you ....

A:dell inspiron 6400 drivers for win 7

Quote: Originally Posted by aLLy07

i didn't find any where dell inspiron 6400 drivers for win 7...pleas help me....thank you ....

Hello aLLy07, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

There are no drivers available specifically for the Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop in Windows 7. However there are 32 bit Vista drivers that should work. Actually, Microsoft Update *should* find all the drivers your laptop needs to run Windows 7 32 Bit. If you need a driver for a specific hardware device (like a wireless card) please say so and we can see what can be done.

Drivers & Downloads


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I saw in this thread

that XP drivers were found for the N5050. The author said to PM them if we need the drivers, but as a new member I can't PM anyone, so I'm asking here.

So far I have:


But I still need Bluetooth.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Looking for Dell Inspiron N5050 Drivers for XP

If Dell Kris sees your thread, he/she may be able to help you.


Since you're downgrading from Windows 7 to Windows XP, I have doubts that the bluetooth and webcam devices will have drivers and will work.

You're lucky there are Windows XP drivers for the graphics and audio and ethernet/wireless devices - the primary ones.


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Hi. I need a Bluetooth driver for Dell Inspiron 15 N5040. I can't find one at Dell website, drivers and downloads section leads to manuals and laptop technical information. Am I missing something? 

A:Dell Inspiron 15 n5040 drivers

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Dear guys,
I try to install Win7 on my Dell inspiron 6400 befor i hav VISTA running on my Laptop. i try to format my laptop then boot from windows 7 ultimate cd but every time its getting error when goes to format the hard drive. i also try to change the HDD 1st i replace my 120sata with 250 gb but my laptop not detect that hdd in bios that 250seagate is brand new and working on other PC fine. then i try 160 hdd and same problem came during format the partion during windows 7 setup. then i try to install XP on Same HDD and same problem came when WIN XP Setup goes to format the Partion. Now i am Stuck in the middle of nowhere Plzz some one Help me Out.....

A:Installing WIN 7 on DELL INSPIRON 6400

Can you trigger the Dell Recovery partition to return your computer to factory condition in order to Update BIOS?

If Recovery partition will not run using cNTRL + f11 or whatever key combination they tell you to use, then you have nothing to lose and can wipe the HD which might stop one of the utility/boot partitions from interfering with install.

Boot Windows 7 install DVD Repair console or Repair CD, choose Command Line, type:

SELECT DISK # (replace # with Windows 7 HD)
CLEAN ALL (zeroes HD for deepest clean, takes about an hour per 320gb, drop "all" if you want shorter)

Now boot back into the installer to attempt Custom install, using Drive Options to create New partition and Format.

Try also removing all but 2gb of RAM to try install, reset the CMOS: What is the SATA controller setting? Try AHCI, then IDE.

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Hello, I currently have a dell new inspiron 14z, with 512gb hdd and a 60gb of cache-ssd (if that's the right term)I'm planning to buy a Samsung 256gb ssd and install it in place of the hdd - and since the Windows is installed in the HDD, this means that I'll have to reinstall Windows again.
So since I'm a newbie to all the ssd thing, I have a few number of questions -
1) Would I need to change BIOS settings? It's currently set at Intel RST setting (I don't remember the right term, but it wasn't AHCI), and it uses rapid storage technology using the micro ssd. Would I need to disable it to reinstall Windows?
2) Since I don't have a recovery disk, is it ok if I just download Windows from  and install it in the USB?
Thank you so much!

A:Installing an SSD in a Dell New Inspiron 14z 5423?

Hi Andrew Pai,
mSATA drive uses the SSD technology to make the system faster. If you replace the normal mechanical hard drive with SSD hard drive the IRST technology feature would be nullified.
However, to use the SSD on the system please change the SATA operation mode in the BIOS from IRST to AHCI. You will need an operating system reinstallation disc to install it on the system. You can use the link below for placing a request for operating system reinstallation disc (USA only).
If you are not able to place a request for the disc from the link above, then please send me a private message with the computer's service tag, Name registered during the system purchase and email address so that I can check what can be done. To send a private message, click on my name and send private message.

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I have a dell Inspiron N5110. I purchased it with windows Home Premium but I had to reinstall windows, but I couldn't back up windows and  by the time of purchase I didn't get a windows 7 OS cd as well. Therefore I am unable to re-install windows although I have a product key for windows 7. 
How can I obtain Windows 7 home premuim. I would be really grateful if you can help with this.

A:Re Installing Windows 7 to dell inspiron

If you are within your warranty you can click the link below to request backup media. If you are not within your warranty you will need to purchase the disk. The second link provides information on purchasing the disk.
Request Backup & Recovery Discs for your system (US, Canada and UK only)
Windows Restore Disk
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-Jesse L and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your Dell Order number. Click my name in blue then on the next page click where it says send private message

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Dell is not checking the Inspiron 620 for Windows 10 compatability and has no plans to update drivers. Has anybody successfully installed Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 620?

A:Installing windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 620

There are millions of hardware combinations on the market, which people use. So I don't know if you'll get many answers if you ask that way.

However, there are quite a number of Google hits on that question:
"windows 10" "Dell Inspiron 620" - Google Search

I found one user for whom the upgrade itself worked nicely, but he wrote that afterwards he had issues with the Intel HD 2000 card: Video playback was somehow problematic and also the sound did only work, if he connected and disconnected his headphones.
The sound problem sounds like a setting problem to me; I think that should be solvable. For the HD 2000 graphics card, you should really use the newest drivers. For an Intel HD 3000 card I am using drivers from May 2015 and they work nicely. Older drivers may have problems under WIndows 10. So check, if there are new drivers for the HD 2000 and if so, install them.
The user with the graphics/problems found these issues to be too bad for him.

Whatever you do: Before you start the upgade, make sure that you have a system image of your Windows 7 installation. From the user with the graphics/sound problems:

After a couple of unproductive hours I restored the machine back to windows seven. This did not come without problems though, the factory installed OS image has been removed and all system scheduled tasks have been corrupted. It has taken a few days to get the machine running ok but restoring the system tasks is complex and ... Read more

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Anyone have any advice to find drivers for sigmatel audio for a dell inspiron 6000. I cannot get any drivers to work so far. Any help would be great.

A:Sigmatel drivers for dell inspiron 6000

I'm trying to find SRS drivers for HP. But no, I don't know about Dell drivers.

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I have a dell inspiron 1525 laptop,and I dont find any sound drivers for in builtmic or seperate mic (line in) doesnot work... help me

A:dell inspiron 1525 laptop drivers

Take it Janu
Dell - Drivers and Downloads

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hi everyone,

i am using Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop. and i just finished making a dual boot for my laptop with win7 & win XP (7 installed first). So, i need some help about win xp 32-bit drivers for my laptop. can you give me a list of drivers that i should installed on my win xp OS???and if u don't mind hope u can share some drivers for me...

hope u all can help me to solve this problem...


A:Dell Inspiron N4010 XP 32bit drivers????

It will depend on your hardware you have, can you send a picture of device manager?

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Two weeks ago I bought a Dell Inspiron 3552 (Service Tag<ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>) with Ubuntu 14.04 SP1. It was a gift for my mother. She was not comfortable with using Ubuntu so I installed Windows 7 Professional (x64). The problems started immediately. Network controllers drivers were missing, universal serial bus (usb) controller were missing. I tried to install all drivers recommended by Dell Product Support but they there not right for me. For example: wireless card is DW 1801 Card 802.11gbn + BT 4.0, yet the Dell Support suggests drivers for 1707 which fails to install. I found the drivers for 1801 and was able to install them, but so far these things are not working on the laptop:
Universal serial bus (usb) controllerWebcamI suspect it is because I am still missing some drivers, probably motherboard or chipset. Could you provide me the links to them?

A:Dell Inspiron 15 3552 - missing drivers

Here is a link to the driver download page for the Inspiron 3552.  it defaulted to Windows 7 64-bit for me but make sure it does the same for you.   Here is a link to the Intel Chipset Driver that goes with the Inspiron 3552 and Windows.  I think that is the driver most likely causing the problems you're seeing.  
Here is a link showing which drivers to install and in which order.  Check that article out and see if it helps. Not sure why the support pages / utilities are suggesting the wrong drivers but you may want to simply install them manually, in the order that article recommends.
For the Dell Webcam Central software, because it's licensed you actually have to log into your account to access / download it.  Here is a support article on the Dell Webcam Central software application that explains the entire process.  
Let me know if this helps.

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my friend has dell insipiron 630m and he has recently upgraded xp to win 7. win7 installer didnt detect his wifi driver, so where can i find the win7 wifi driver for his laptop.

i went to website, it has drivers for xp but nothing for win7

A:dell inspiron 630m wifi drivers

The only OS shown for this is XP.
Drivers & Downloads
If you can identify the make and model of his wifi, then you might be able to upgrade that way. Otherwise, purchase an external wifi.

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So i decided that i wanted both xp and ubuntu on my computer. I backed up all of my files and ...
So now windows is installed, i relize that none of the drivers are there and i the disc that i thought was mine was my dads. he said that i could download them form offline, so i googled it on our desktop, downloaded the wireless driver, put it on a jump drive, put it on my laptop, set it up rebooted and the wireless was working. So i then went on installing other drivers. Everything worked great except for the Audio driver. When i install it it says that i need to reboot my system so i do. then when i log in onto windows. the instillation thing pops up and says something about finalizing the download. so i click install and then this thing pops up saying that this system does not support the driver you are installing. wtf . i got these from dell on there drivers download page. Someone tell me how to fix this, pllleeeeeaaaaaaaaaaasssssssseeeeeeeeee????!?!?!?!?!!?

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There is more than one Graphics Driver (three for Intel integrated and two for NVIDIA dedicated) listed for my service tag on the Dell support page. 
Which one do I install?  The latest?  All of them?  If all of them, what order (oldest to newest)?
I assume I need to uninstall the one that Windows 10 automatically installed? 
This is confusing at best.

A:Graphics Drivers for Dell Inspiron 15 7537

At the Dell Drivers Downloads page for your computer is an option that reads:
Enter your Service Tag or Express Service Code to view your original configuration. Or detect your product to view both configurations.
Once you add your tag or choose to analyze your computer you will be presented with the hardware information for your computer. You can then install the correct drivers.
Inspiron 7537 Drivers, Downloads and Manuals

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where i can find the drivers for Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 drivers for windows 732 bit ?
I only found them in but for 64 bit !

A:Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 drivers for windows 732 bit

How new is the dell? Since its an 17r, it should be 64bit. My 14r is only made in 64bit & I got it over a year ago.

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My computer was beeping on start up and would start beeping randomly while the computer was on. Sometimes it would beep non-stop and I would have to disable the internal speaker. I updated the bios and that fixed the problem, but my webcam driver and internal mic driver isn't working anymore. I've been looking around and I can't find anything. So, I came here in hope that someone can help.

I'll provide any additional information if needed.

A:Webcam drivers for Dell Inspiron 15z 5523?

Hi Legended,

Do you have any yellow exclamation marks in device manager?:

If so, you could try installing the updated audio driver (from Dell) for the mic problem; however, I don't see any specific download for the webcam, so you can either search Winodw Update for an optional driver download or try installing a simple 3rd-part webcam utility and that might fix your issue with the webcam.

Drivers & Downloads | Dell US

Also, even if you don't have any exclamation marks in device manager, I would still consider the above recommendations as well. However, there may be a few better options forthcoming from other forum members but this (at least) this can give you a place to start. Good luck.


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AMD Radeon R2/R3/R4/R5/R6 and AMD Radeon R5 M335 Graphics Driver by Dell was released and last updated on 13 Jan 2016. AMD drivers on amd's official site has been updated many a times since then with significant performance improvements.
It would be really appreciated if Dell updates the drivers too or atleast let us know as what could be the impact of using drivers from (as in what all features could stop working)

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Recently i updated my Dell inspiron 1525 to windows 7 64 bit problem is i can't seem to find the latest drivers compatible for this version. can anyone help me regarding this problem?your help would be very much appreciated..

A:Dell Inspiron 1525 latest drivers

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 that I upgraded it to Windows 7 32-bit. I was able to get the drivers I needed from Dell`s website by using the service tag number for the laptop. There is a bios update that you will want to get also. Dell - Drivers and Downloads

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With this post I would like to clarify if there is a solution for the USB 3.0 drivers on Windows 10 for my laptop? During the last two years had upgraded my laptop from windows 7, then to windows 8 and 8.1 and at latest to Windows 10. After the first upgrade to windows 10, USB 3.0 ports were working (with some faults, but at least sometimes working). Always were using the USB 3.0 driver from the dell support page for windows 7. Since the newest version of windows 10 is now installed, the driver became not compatible with windows 10. I know, that the technologies are moving always forward, but it is sad that the 4 years laptop may loose such simple funcions, when it is still may cover my needs. 

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Just installed on my dell 6000 everything is fine accept the audio does not work. Anyone have any drivers. I have tried these AUD_allOS_x5511_v5511_PV_IDTGUI_v005 with no luck. Any help is appreciated.

A:Dell Inspiron 6000 audio drivers

Try Windows Update?

Also maybe these vista drivers will do the trick?
Download the Sigmatel STAC 9200 series audio driver 6.1 for Windows Vista


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Hi all
I recently downgraded my dell N5050 to XP and have been struggling with the drivers now ; i tried the post but none served me

please advice me
for now i need


please your kind help needed
Sourabh ohri

A:Drivers for windows XP dell inspiron N5050

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Apparently all my drivers work, other than the "Multimedia Audio Controller", "Network Controller" and the "Video Controller". If anyone knows for sure what site I need to go to get these drivers, I would very much so appreciate it if you could kindly share your answer with me... I feel just as upset & pissed as you were, when the person who sold u Win. 7 said " OOOHHH YEAH, Windows 7 will work great on your computer with no problems," so u trust them and then shell out the 120.00 bucks for the upgrade and now we r sitting here hoping someone knows something about how we can fix the problem we created, for trusting some idiot, who is laughing at us cuz he had no clue what in the hell he is talking about... So, hopefully there is a kind soul out there that can help this mad old soul of mine.. Thank you, Rollin007

A:Dell Inspiron 6000 drivers for Windows 7

usually the vista drivers will work in compatibility mode. if this isn't the case let us know.

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My dell inspiron 2200 laptop originally came with windows xp installed. i want to load windows 7 on it, but where do i get the drivers?

A:drivers needed for dell inspiron 2200

Go to Dell's site and see, if they have Win 7 drivers for your computer.

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I put Windows 7 32 bit on a Dell Inspiron 1300 and it has gone pretty smoothly. After the install it only needed wireless drivers and video drivers, which I got from the Dell website. It said they were only for XP and the installer EXE's didn't work. I was able to use the device manager to locate the extracted INF files and just do it that way and like magic I had my wireless drivers installed and video drivers even though they were only supposed to be for XP.

I have the chipset drivers extracted but... how do I know I need them? If there are no yellow '!'s in device manager, can I assume I have all drivers properly installed? If I do still need chipset drivers, how would I go about installing them from a folder full of INF files (remember the XP installers aren't an option)? I used the add legacy hardware wizard which lets you choose from things like Display adapters, Infrared devices etc but it wouldn't take the autorun INF at the root of the extracted chipset driver folder.

A:Dell Inspiron 1300 chipset drivers

Hi diplo Have a look here these are for vista run them in compatibility mode Driver Details | Dell US

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I  have  seen  yellow exclamation marks  with the USB drivers !
I uninstalled  all  of  them  then restart  and  at that  time  THERE IS not a single
working USB socket !!!  (before : 4  right  sockets )
All  sockets are  "dead"  !
I have windows 10  ,   please  help  me  to  reach  my  USB connections again !

I  have the  Driverbooster 4  program  and  all  drivers   checked  !
They are all up to date   and there is not a  single  MISSING  driver !
 thx  for your  advise  it  would be urgent  .
I don't  want to reset  my OS  !  

p.s.  Maybe  a  new  windows 10 update  is responsible  for the  problem ...??
        New drivers came  out and there are compatibility problems with them for dell 7720 ...?

I made a troubleshooting with windows 10,but  all was  well  found :  

Windows 10 troubleshooting  results :

My device manager :

A:Dell 7720 Inspiron USB 3.0 drivers dead

Thank you for writing to us!
We would suggest you to do a system restore to check if the updates on the system have disabled the USB ports and if works fine after system restore the it could be the update which you can disable.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.

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i,m looking for dell inspiron n5110 bluetooth drivers for windows 7 32bit. I searched few and installed them but my bluetooth is still not working.

A:dell inspiron n5110 bluetooth drivers

Hi Janiman

May I have the Service Tag number of your Laptop. Its on the bottom on a white label. Also I would like to see the Details tab with the Hardware Ids under Property screenshot of your Bluetooth device inside Device Manager.

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Hi all
I need to change my OS from 64bit to 32bit, but all my drivers are for 64bit OS (win 7) so where can i find 32-bit drivers for my n5010 (15R) online and on Dell official website?

p.s : i searched website and seems they only support 64 bit OS (vista/7) so how on earth should i find 32 bit drivers compatible with my laptop hardware?

Thanks for Your time

A:Where can i download 32-bit drivers for my Dell Inspiron n5010?

First of all, you will have to perform a clean install of the OS if you want go to a 32bit version of Windows 7.. That being said, Windows should install the necessary drivers.

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Hey everyone,First off sorry if I posted this in the wrong section, but im a, hopefully soon to be dell inspiron owner. Im looking into the Dell Inspiron 13 i7359-8408SLV model. I saw it in person and I liked everything about it. Unfortunately, ive read on multiple reviews and forums that it has its issues, but luckily its a quick fix with the installation of a couple of drivers. I figured I could come here, on the Dell forums, and hopefully you guys can either list/ link me to the appropriate drivers, prior to me getting the actual laptop. Also what do you guys think about buying open box laptops, say from Best buy, that are in excellent condition to save a significant amount?

A:Dell Inspiron 13 i7359-8408SLV Drivers

Hi Jmar1291,
Dell Inspiron 13-7359 does not have any known issues. You can update the the BIOS once you receive to keep the system updated. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, then download the BIOS from BIOS section onto the system and install it.
Please reach out to us if you have any queries.

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I have Dell Inspiron N4030 note book. It comes with Windows7 Home premium but i format my notebook and i again install Windows7 Ultimate (32 bit). After that this notebook web cam not work. I don't receive web cam drivers CD. So how do i find its web cam drivers. If i use Skype then this web cam work.

Manufacture- Dell inc.
Model- Inspiron N4030.
Regulatory model - P07G series.


A:Dell Inspiron N4030 Web cam drivers need download.

Hi Killer bee, have you tried here Dell Community

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Our 580 MT is 6 years old so time to instal a new Hard Drive before the original shows any signs of failing.
I have a Seagate 1 TB SSHD to become the main drive (& keep the original - now 6 year old - HDD in place as a Data Drive), 
My plan is to put the new drive in the second Bay, clone the Drive, & then simply swap the SATA cables so the "new" drive becomes the Main drive without having to alter anything in the BIOS
Of course this requires a third SATA cable attached to the Motherboard
I checked inside the Tower today, & as should be, two of the SATA sockets are in use, (Numbered 1 & 2)
Sorry for what might be a Dumb Question, but although the sockets marked 1, 2, & 4 are black in colour, number 3 is white - is there any significance to this?

Thanks in advance for any answers!

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I had dual boot on my system with Win XP Home (came with laptop) and Fedora 7(which I installed). One fine or unfortunate day as I left my latop with windows xp and went out for a while some media direct thing was running and it restarted my comp. After that I was getting blue screen whenver I boot into Win XP. I thought I could repair it with the recovery disks that came with the laptop. But when I boot with the recovery CD , it displays "Setup is inspecting your computers hardware configuration" for 2 seconds and the screen remains blank. Nothing happens. Thinking that the recovery CD might not be good I tested on my friends Dell 640m laptop. It works fine in that. It proceeded further after checking the hardware configuration. Can anyone tell me how I can resolve this problem.


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Have a new Pioneer DVR-K16 burner need to try and install in a Dell inspiron 1150.Not sure how to get old one out.I know its probably simple but i have never done it before.The one i use at work,Dell latitude D510 just pops right out.Not sure about this one.

A:Need help installing new dvd burner in dell inspiron 1150

Read this.

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Hello fellow forum users, I have a problem on my hands I haven't been able to figure out myself in anyway. When I try to connect the bluetooth on my laptop (a Dell Inspiron 15 N5050) to my family room bluetooth sound system to play music through the system, it finds it in the "add device" section. However, as soon as it tries to connect to the system it always fails in some way. It's told me many things before. If it does add it it complains about no drivers? I've got all the correct drivers (I think I got them all at least) and yet it says something like no drivers found for the speaker system. This started to happen when I wiped the HDD for the laptop to help it's performance speed (helped a lot) and after reinstalling Windows 7 Ultimate x64, this is now the only problem I have. I'll attach a few pictures... Thanks in advance. Also the WiFi+Bluetooth card is a Dell Wireless 1701 Half size card. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance(again).

A:Dell Inspiron 15 N5050 No Bluetooth Audio Drivers?

That sounds like a problem with the Vizio (no drivers) rather than a driver problem in the PC.

Have you checked Vizio to see if they have any Windows drivers?

In case it is a PC driver issue, make sure you have all the drivers installed from Dell.
Product Support | Dell US

BTW, avoid Windows 10 on this model. Dell has a note that they do not support Win 10 for this model.

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first thing to say iam gald to join this fourm

i have The ( Dell Inspiron m600)

2 GB Rams
160 HD
Pentium M 1.6 GHz processor

i decided to use upgrade to win 7 and so far so good but of course i must face the drivers issue lucky i was able to obtain the sound and the wireless driver but the i can't find any thing about Bluetooth or infra ,and the laptop does have them

earlier i found the video card driver on your forum but i haven't tried it yet so i will give my feed back asap it works

by the way 7 works perfectly

Now please help me to get this works for me

A:Dell Inspiron m600 Bluetooth&infra Drivers

really need you guys here

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I have recently installed operating system on my PC. I am newbie in computer field. I want to ask a question related my Dell inspiron N5110 Drivers. Should I upgrade manually my N5110 drivers or MS has already installed updated version of hardware drivers.

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I'm new here and not able to pm yet. I saw a closed thread about this same issue. I have software that only runs on Windows XP. My Dell Inspiron N5050 has Windows 7 on it. I need the drivers for Window XP and any other information you think would be helpful I'd appreciate. I've never changed platforms on a computer before. Thanks in advance!

kronkcarr aka Beth Carr
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise N, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4004 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1810 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 461837 MB, Free - 328734 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 01HXXJ
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

A:Windows XP Drivers Needed for Dell Inspiron N5050

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I have a dell inspiring 1545 and I got a new hard drive and started installing the drivers it won't let me install the network drivers it says can not be installed on this system. Any help or ideas plz?
Windows 7 32bit home premium

A:[SOLVED] cant find drivers for my dell inspiron 1545.

and welcome to the Forum

You can go to the Dell support site, enter your Service Tag Number and download the drivers. Be sure to use IE and do not use the Dell Download Manager!

Just download the driver file, save it to the desktop and double click to install

On the list of drivers, click on the Download File and on the next page, choose Single File Download . .

See this for the order they should be installed:
How to Download and Install Drivers in the Correct Order | Dell

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Hello All,

I thought I would post an interesting Installation of Windows I did on my Dads 2006 Dell Inspiron 6000. I am posting it in the Drivers section because Dell never made a Audio driver for the Inspiron 6000 past Windows XP. I had to do this trick for Widows 7, so I thought I would try on Win 8.

There were a lot of post on how to install the drivers onto Widows 7 back in 2009. This link from the SevenForums helped me install Win 7 on this laptop. So I decided to try the same thing on Windows 8. Dell Inspiron 6000 audio drivers - Windows 7 Forums

1. Installed Windows 7 32 Bit - Processor does not support 64.
2. Installed Sigmatel STAC 9200 series audio driver 6.1 for Windows Vista
3. Upgraded to Windows 8 32 Bit
4. DONE and running like a champ.

I would like to add that Many other Vista and Win7 Drivers should help prolong other older generation computers/Laptops. I have done the same trick to a Gateway M475 with success.......

You loose nothing by trying.

I will at some point be trying this as a Fresh Install, Buts its Dad Computer so.........

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So, I just installed Vista Business 64 bit on my Dell Inspiron 6400. However, I didn't realize that Dell didn't have any drivers for 64bit Vista. Can someone help me out? I know a lot of people have been having this issue as it's all over Google searches I have made, but I can't seem to find any recommendations on what I should do to fix the problem. Can someone point me where I need to go please to get these drivers? Mainly I just need the touchpad drivers and ATI mobility drivers. I tried the touchpad drivers from the synaptics website, but they didn't install for some reason and ATI does not release any 64bit mobility drivers yet, they say you should get them from the manufacturer of the laptop. Help?

A:Vista Business 64bit drivers for Dell Inspiron

Ok nevermind, I found a hacked up 7.10 driver that works for the mobility cards and figured out how to get the synaptic pad driver to work. Not sure what the problem was with it but it all works now. Thanks anyway guys. I'm sure I'll be back with more questions since I'm sure there will be plenty with this new OS.

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I am aware that there is another thread relating to scrolling issues that includes some of the problem that I am having but it does not solve all my questions.
I am running Windows 7 64 bit on my Dell Inspiron 1526. However my touchpad does not have it's same functionality. The scroll does not work and I cannot disable it. In Vista 32 my touchpad used to disable automatically when I plugged in a mouse. I found an ALPS driver (from the previous thread) that enables me to scroll without bugs but it does not let me modify my touchpad in anyway. I also found a Synaptics driver that lets me disable my touchpad manually, but it will not scroll. My touchpad is not actually recognized as a touchpad but as a "Standard Pointing Device". I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of a driver that would grant me the same functionality that I had in Vista 32 or at least let my touchpad actually be recognized on my computer. It is rather annoying constantly having to switch drivers. Thank you.

If it will help my service tag is: 4Q6PMD1

A:Dell Inspiron 1526 touchpad drivers and problems

Welcome to seven forums. Just for a place to start the Vista 32bit driver from Dell is one of the drivers you have explained installing, using compatibility mode to do so?Drivers and Downloads compatibility mode> right click setup.exe file>compatibility Vista>check box compatibility mode>install as administrator. Just trying to find what drivers you have tried in order ot try and find a different one. Thanks.

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have reformatted this laptop... running xp... have use all the drivers on dells sight... nothing seems to work... i have no sound and in device manager says im missing video controller (vga compatible) and video controller... both are listed with the yellow question mark... my friend didnt have her cd's for driver reinstall for this computer... ive gotten everything else from dell.. but these are on there... i have used the service tag to get the drivers... no luck with those things... any help would be appreciated...thanks
service tag is f8bwhb1

A:Solved: drivers for dell inspiron e1505 problems

Start Over, reinstall XP, then follow this order for installing the drivers. Order is very important.


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Hello.  I have a Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop that I am going to reload with Windows 7 Ultimate (not sure if I want to load 32-bit or 64-bit).  I would like to load the correct drivers with it and the correct order as well, especially when dealing with the wireless portion.  Can someone give me the assist ASAP in this matter, as I am trying to reload this laptop for my daughter.  Thank you all in advance!  

A:Need drivers assist with Dell Inspiron N5050 Windows 7

How to:
Drivers: -- use the service tag to locate them.

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I had recently upgraded my year old Inspiron 5558 to windows 10, but there arose some serious performance issues because of which I had to resinstall windows 8.1,but i lost the multi touch functions on my trackpad , as I have lost  the respective drivers.Any help with this issue is hugely appreciated.
PS- My PC is now running windows 8.1

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Hi to all,
I'm new to this forum and I need some help!I believe that you would help me!
I'have used a tons of drivers update programs,but I think that I haven't found the thrue so far.I use a Dell Inspiron laptop and I have had a lots of problems with its drivers updates.I asked the Dell community forum for help for finding the best drivers update utility for my machine and I got an advice to use the Dell SupportAssist,but that program is NOT a drivers update utility!So I need an advice from you,which program should I use!I've been trying to update the drivers with DriverGenius 15 these days,but it gives me some errors like:"code 64" or "The server name or address could not be resolved" and it couldn't update my drivers!So please help me!There is no matter if the program you would point to me is free or paid!
p.s My os is Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit.
Thanks to all in advance!
Best regards!

A:Which is the best drivers update program for windows 7(Dell Inspiron)?

Hello Inspiron and welcome to Seven Forums

As you can see in my System Specs I have a DELL Inspiron Laptop and I go to DELL System Detect to find out what is good for my PC. There you can do tests as well.
But you normally don't need to update drivers all the time. Why did you do it in the first place? Did you have problems and you thought you could solve them by changing your drivers ?

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HI i have a dell inspiron 531s and i donwgraded it to windows xp sp2... but dell doesnt have the drivers for windows xp becoz they have some agreement with Microsoft w/e..... i would like to know if anyone can help melocating the drivers... all of them ethernet chipset audio video etc... pls help
thanks for everything

A:Downgrade dell Inspiron 531s from vista to xp no drivers!!

do you know the manufacturers and models of the extras? If not, pull the cards and get that info, then go to the manufacturer sites and download them.

You make it sound like it dells fault, its not. Its yours. You should have pulled that info off the running vista build before you crushed it.

You might also try, once you know the manu/model of the cards.

If its a laptop, dells site may give you the list of whats installed is you search the model number, then go to the manufacturer sites, or google the model number. But dont count on it, since dells are not always the same. If you have the service tag, you might be a bit luckier.

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Hello, im a complete newbie to this and need help. I have a dell inspiron 1012 laptop and installed fresh windows 7 on it. I need to connnect to lan and wlan but dont have drivers for it...can someone help me?
Also, i need to know how to check camera working or not....thanks

A:Solved: Dell Inspiron 1012 network drivers

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I have DELL Inspiron 2200. I installed win 7 on it. Now there are two drivers that have exclamation marks in device manager, multimedia audio controller and video controller.

The dell site for my laptop doesnt have the drivers for windows 7, only for windows xp. Is there any way to find and install the necessary drivers?

A:Installed win 7 on dell inspiron 2200. Cant find two drivers

I responded to your question on the other forum.

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The technician I asked to remove Vista from the Inspiron 1545 and install Windows 10 in its place informs me that this is not possible because some item is missing from the hard disk. Is this correct?

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Hi! I've recently bought a new Dell Inspiron N5110 with NoOS. Now I'm trying to install Windows 7 Professional x64 on it from a USB drive. I've done this a hundred times, but now I'm stuck with a problem. After the installation begins it shows me a message:
A required CD/DVD device driver is missing. I f you have a driver floppy disk, CD/DVD or USN Drive, please insert it now. 

I've tried to google for answers on this problem, the only thing I've found is that the laptop doesn't have any SATA drivers installed and wants me to install some. However, I can't figure out how to do this. The system doesn't see another USB drive with drivers on it, and if I copy drivers to the root of the USB from which I'm booting it also fails to find the drivers.How can I resolve my problem? Any help is highly appreciated. Thanks! 

A:Installing Windows 7 x64 on a new Dell Inspiron N5110 with NoOS

I solve this problem plug boot flash in USB2.0, when plug in USB3.0 view same error message.

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Hello Tech Support Guy forums!

Here's the story:
After cleaning (read - deleting things I shouldn't have) my PC I had to re-install Win7.
Now when I want to play a video game that ran just fine the day before I get maybe 15 minutes of play in and my computer just overheats and shuts down. I read somewhere that the BIOS version was the problem so I updated it to the latest version but the problem still persists.

Here are some specs:

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Home Edition Media Center 6.01.7601 Service Pack 1 (64-bit)
Processor : Intel Core i5 2410M @ 2300 MHz
Video Card : Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000
Physical Memory : 4096 MB (1 x 4096 DDR3-SDRAM )

EDIT: After shutting off my computer and letting it cool off for quite a while next to an open window and turning it back on yields me this the second I turn it back on:
THM_ : 61.5 C
Core 1 : 53 C
Core 2 : 61 C
Package : 53 C
Hard Disk WDC WD5000BPVT-75HXZT1 : 34 C

A:Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 keeps shutting down after re-installing Windows

Updating the BIOS will never cure an overheating problem. Open up the case and give it a careful but thorough clean out with one of those purpose-made cans of dry compressed air.

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We recently installed HTC Sync on a Dell Inspiron computer. It seemed to work fine for a few days then started getting BSOD listing Driver_IRQL_Not_Less_or Equal error in the ndis.sys module. I can only log into safe mode. Attached is output file collection app. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Computer is Dell Inspiron 535s
Windows 7 Professional 64 bit service pack 1 OEM

A:BSOD after installing HTC Sync on Dell Inspiron computer

Update your Atheros network adapter driver.
ATHEROS drivers for Microsoft Windows (Atheros?????)

Finish and post back.

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I purchased a Dell Inspiron 7353 laptop yesterday afternoon. In the evening, I plugged it in, turned it on, answered the language/keyboard questions, accepted terms of use and then it started "installing critical updates". Well, it's been doing that for 13 HOURS now. The messages on the screen alternate between "Installing Critical Updates. Don't turn off your PC", "This might take a while. Don't turn off your PC", "We're still working. Don't turn off your PC" and "We'll let you know when we've finished. Don't turn off your PC."

How long should this actually take? This seems a bit extreme.

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Hi everyone,

I ordered a dell inspiron n5110 a week back, which came pre-installed with windows 7 home premium 64bit and other dell softwares, however my packaging only contained a driver dvd, no other recovery media.

Like many other unlucky fellows I tried to install Windows XP sp2 on the machine by deleting the partition on which windows 7 was installed, (But I did not touch the Recovery and dellutility partitions) only to figure out that the drivers included in the dvd do not support XP. Now I tried to restore the system back to Windows7 via F8 route, but no repair option appeared. I am feeling utterly helpless now. I am including some of the details that may be helpful for you to guide me.

My system now has WINDOWS folder under label D. The 100mb dellutility fat16 partition is still hidden. The recovery partition (NTFS, around 10gb, which was invisible earlier) is labelled C. It cannot be opened by double clicking, but when I right click and explore, and enable hidden and system folder view, it shows the following files and directories.

Folders under Recovery or C:
Boot (includes BCD, BCDlog1, BCDlog2 , bootstat, memtest etc.)
Dell (Includes Image folder having the 6.5gb factory.wim file inside)
Imaging (includes imagex, facimg, wimgapi.dll, wimscript.ini and a couple of other dll files)
Preload(includes 6.5gb base.wim, base.dat, all.crc, csp.dat, desc)
Recovery(includes a system32 folder having an xml file, a WindowsRE folder containing boot.sdi and a 300 mb winre.w... Read more

A:Windows 7 Restore after installing XP on dell inspiron n5110

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

It's water under the bridge, but the first thing you should have done is create a set of recovery discs.

The first thing I'd do is contact Dell Support and explain you were unable to create your recovery disks, and that you can't get into your system, but don't let on you installed XP as that will invalidate your warranty.

With a bit of luck, they'll send you a set of recovery discs.

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I got a dell Inspiron 1420 from my colleague. He had installed Ubuntu (Hardy heron 8.04) Now I want to install Windows XP on it. While running Windows Xp setup I receive a message "Harddisk not detected" Installation doesnt go ahead. Please guide on how to solve this issue

A:Installing Windows XP on Ubuntu in Dell inspiron 1420

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I Made a bootable usb drive...using ROFUS..(i.e, UEFi supported)

But this Laptop Fails to boot from usb drive...

It Just Boots to Installed Os..

Please Help me to Resolve this Issue..

i Want to Install Windows 8..ASAP

A:Problem While Installing Windows 8 in Dell INSPIROn n4010

Hi vinatex,

You have to access the boot menu by pressing a special key (ie, F key, Del, etc) when the splash screen first appears. It should display a text menu that identifies which key you need to press,. Once there, select the UEFI USB boot option and it should boot from the USB drive but "only" if it is recognized as a valid boot drive. However, if it is not, see this tutorial for help:

UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

Good luck and hope this helps.


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I'm trying to dual boot Vista and XP (Vista pre-installed), I know how to do it and all. But when I am up to the point of choosing the partition it only sees partition C (which has Vista on it). I have 2 other partitions and 14GB unallocated space. I have a 500GB Hitachi HDT725050VLA360 ATA

Hoping somebody can help me

A:Missing driver when installing XP Home SP1 on Dell Inspiron 530

Yes thats what it will do... Your running Vista first and trying to install XP... While your in Vista download Partition software to create a new Partition.... once thats done install xp on the new one.... you''ll be good to go.

Heres a 30 day safe trail of Partition Logic software.

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" Just bought a dell inspiron 1521 with the ATI Radeon 1270 chipset and sigma tel sound card. I configured to dual boot windows XP and Vista. Like you I lost many XP dirivers and was frustrated by Dell tech support. Here was how I solved the problem. Nobody tells you but the Dell latitude notebook D531 ships with the same ATI RAdeon 1270 graphics and sigma tel sound, yet runs windows XP ! go to Dell tech support page, choose download drivers, select latitude notebook D531 and then select windows XP operating system and search for drivers. Sure enough a downloadable driver pops up for the ATI Radeon 1270 and audio drivers. I put them both on my Dell 1521 and they run perfectly in windows XP. I get sound and good video, and the device manager recognizes them. I am not a techie but this took me 12 hr of internet research to figure out and it works fine on my dell."

I just did the same thing. I wiped Vista from my system, installed XP Pro, and have had trouble finding the Video drivers. I tried the above, but keep getting these error messages when i try to install:

Application Install: install package failure!
Application Install: failed
Application Install: install package not supported on this platform
Application Install: failed

Any advice? I chatted with Dell, they sent me a link to some driver, but it didn't work. I tried this method, quoted above, and it also didn't work.

A:Installing XP on Dell Inspiron 1521 to replace Vista

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Hello everyone,

I bought a new dell 15R SE 7520 laptop yesterday with the following configuration:

Processor : Intel Core? i7-3632QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Memory : 8192MB (2X4096) 1600MHZ DDR3
Graphics : 2GB AMD RADEON HD 7730M
Operating System : Windows 8 64bit Single Language

I have my 1TB Hard disk (DISK 0) partitioned as image below:

Also the 32GB SSD (DISK 1) is shown in the above picture as the 8GB disk assigned for the hibernation and the remaining assigned for the cache purpose.

I believe that the first partition called EFI system partition is the one which includes all the dell startup options and diagnostics (F2 button at the startup). The large one of 981 GB is my only accessible partition which contains the operating system and this is obvious for everyone here for sure. The last one of 11.96 is the recovery partition which I don't need it as DELL backup and recovery software is a crap and is not working which is a common issue and they haven't solved it yet so I decided to do all my backup and recovery manually as I used to.

I will remove the operating system which is installed but dell and I will install mine so I need to make sure that I do everything in the right way because this is the first time I deal with any computer contains an SSD disk for cache purpose and honestly I don't know how is those SSD disks work.

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A:Dell inspiron 15R SE 7520 help needed about re installing windows 8 64

Are you wanting to Upgrade to Win7? You are posting at Seven Forums.

If you intend to keep Win8 then I'd post at for more specialized help.

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I am having some issues with the above laptop, they have the usual integrated Intel GPU and also a dedicated NVidia 840M GPU. After the laptops have been configured (Windows 7) and I install the NVidia drivers everything works fine for the first few reboots but then whenever I try to log into a user account I just get stuck at "welcome".
I have isolated the cause of this to be the Nvidia drivers as if they are not present on the system no error occurs. This is quite a big problem for us as the laptops were bought for users with high spec needs within an education environment.
I have tried the drivers supplied with the laptop (372.54) and the latest ones from Nvidia (372.70).
Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated.

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DELL INSPIRON 15 speakers are not working even after updating all the audio drivers

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OK, so im working on this computer (DELL Inspiron 531 w/ m2n61-ax MB) that someone tried to restore and the DVDRW died in the middle of the restore. Replaced the DVDRW, slap the vista disc in... BAM no HDD. Now i know this HDD is fine because I stuck it my machine and blew it out, created new partition, formatted NTFS, set ACTIVE. When I boot and go into the BIOS there is no AHCI MODE vs RAID for the SATA settings, Just DISABLE, SATA 1, SATA 1+2. It sees the HDD and the DVDRW np. Boot off the Vista disc, tell it to load drivers, point it to the external drive with the drivers I got from the DELL website using the service code on the back, I even tried downloading the nforce 4 drivers, and STILL doesnt show the HDD in the list to install too. I dug EVERYWHERE on google, for MB drivers, NVIDIA, DELL, tried every sata port to even see if it made a difference. I still cant get this thing to detect the HDD, as if its the wrong driver. BIOS sees it, even enabled the RAID to see if the RAID mode picked it up and it does, so i turned that back off because its not in a raid. Anyone got a CLUE?? help me out i been at it for 2 days on this thing lol.

A:Dell Inspiron 531 sata drivers not working VISTA install

magically started working, booted up the pc with a different sata drive, vista saw it (no drivers loaded/OEM dvd) i hot swapped the drives, and POOF, it came up. installed vista home premium with no issues. Just for clarification, all the research i did said it was a geforce 6100 with nforce 420. WRONG it was a nforce 430.

Just info for all the googlers that may be in the same boat as me .

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I purchased a Dell Inspiron 2330 from a pawn shop - previous owner installed win 7 Ultimate 64-bit (replacing win 8). I got the activation code and downloaded a good copy of win 7 Ult 64-bit (from MS site) to do a fresh install to delete all his stuff !! Big mistake Cannot connect to internet. Multiple drivers out. Found a LAN driver to correct Ethernet driver but still unable to connect. Not very good at OS level diags (more of a "know just enough to be dangerous" type) Any help is appreciated. Have a laptop connected so can download and load via stick. I entered as much info as I could garner in the "System Specs" page of my profile. Thanks.

A:Dell Inspiron 2330 reverted back to win 7 - missing drivers

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Go to the Device Manager click on Networking select the missing Driver device .. Right click select Property's/Details Tab .. There will be a Hardware ID there search google for the ID that will tell you which Driver you need .. A list of Drivers for your Computer is in the Link below ...

Product Support | Dell US

You should then run Windows Updates it should find most of your Drivers ..

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Topic title says it all- I currently have Vista Ultimate 32bit on my Inspiron 1720 laptop and I want to try out 64bit, to see if it runs and utilizes the 4gb of memory I have better- Vista 32bit seems to chug a bit when I'm doing heavy photoshop work.

There is no option for 64bit drivers on dell's driver site for this laptop, does anyone have any clue where I could get them? Or am I out of luck?

A:Where can i find 64bit drivers for Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop?

I'm hoping you have tried the Dell website and also checked for 64 bit compatability especially with your MB and CPU combos

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Hi , i just bought a dell inspiron 3542 with ubuntu preloaded a couple of days back but i just clean installed win 8 pro 64 bit and somehow i cant connect to wifi as there is no wireless driver installed. spoke to the dell cust care they guided me to download wifi+bluetooth driver on dell drivers and downloads which doesnt work.
Please help , appreciate the help.

A:dell inspiron 3542 unable to install wireless drivers

Use the utility on this site to help you. It will scan your system and determine what is missing. Product Support | Dell US

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I am unable to install WiFi Driver (Dell Wireless 1705 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth4.0+HS Driver)  downloaded from dell support site for my laptop - dell inspiron 15 3543 on Windows 7 64bit.
I changed the OS to Windows 7 from Ubuntu. Can someone please please assist :( ?
(Wifi was working fine in Ubuntu)

A:Not able to install WiFi Drivers for dell inspiron 15 3543. Please please please assist :(

Hi patriks91
Please let us know the error message or code you receive when you try to install the wireless card driver on the system.
Also, please reply us with the snapshot of the device manager so that I can check and assist you further.

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I cant find my 64bit vista drivers :S, i just installed it on my cousin PC and i cant find the network and VGA drivers. And when i find them it doesnt say if they are 32 bit or 64

A:[SOLVED] Dell Inspiron 1525 VISTA 64bit drivers

i CANT FIND THE Intel graphics media accelerator X3100 driver fopr 64bit, i think is not made for 64bit ._.

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I have a recently bought DELL Inspiron 9300 with 512 MB of RAM and a Nvidia GeForce Go 6800. I recently went to Dell's site and noticed there were a few updated drivers (graphics and wireless network card) so I installed them as well as an update for Dell's MediaDirect.

Shortly after that I got the following BSOD while opening a video in Windows Media Player 10:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 9/29/2005
Time: 11:58:18 PM
User: N/A
Computer: FIFI
Error code 1000000a, parameter1 00410050, parameter2 00000002, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 804f8c19.Click to expand...

A few days later, I got another BSOD after opening the lid of the laptop (the computer was not in Standby mode when I did so).

Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 10/2/2005
Time: 3:57:27 PM
User: N/A
Computer: FIFI
Error code 1000000a, parameter1 d3ff0016, parameter2 00000002, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 804f8c38.Click to expand...

Microsoft's crash analysis site just said a driver had an error which isn't very helpful. And Dell's support wasn't very useful.

I'm leaning towards the new Nvidia Geforce Go 6800 drivers (78.11), but I haven't seen any reports that they are causing blue screens.

Can anyone tell me what driver caused the crash? Thanks.

A:Intermittent BSODs after updating drivers on Dell Inspiron 9300.

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Both your minidumps crash at nv4_mini.sys which is your videocard driver.

Update to the latest version of your videocard drivers.

If you are already using the latest drivers, then try using an older version.

Just remember to uninstall your current drivers first, before installing any other video drivers.

P.s from only two minidumps, I can`t guarantee that the info I have given you is 100% correct, although it may well be.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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as the subject says. there's 2 graphics drivers in the Drivers & Downloads section, when i enter my service tag i get 2 Intel drivers and 1 AMD driverSo the question, which shall i install? i dont think that i have to install both.thanks in advance :)

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I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 531 at a garage sale. It came with a version of Vista that was cluttered up, full of viruses and in general full of problems. I don't like Vista anyway (I generally run Kubuntu or Mint for most of my computing), and I have a generic MS Windows XP sp2 install pack laying around. After installing XP, I loaded my linux OS's as usual, with no problems. The problem is with the XP install. It appears that Dell, in it's wisdom, made the Inspiron 531 specifically for Vista and the standard drivers available on Dell's site don't function well with XP (can't connect with the Web, graphics "roll-over" with the bottom showing at the top of the screen, and generally don't work well with the onboard graphics card 'Nvidia GeForce 6150'). Does anyone know a scource for drivers that will 'work-around' this issue? I know that the order the drivers are installed is important, so I wiped the drive and made a fresh install of Windows with no changes. The system setup is: Dell Inspiron 531 with AMD Athlon 64X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ running at 2.0 Ghz with 4Gbs memory. I am set up for triple boot on two HDDs running Kubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint Maya on one 260gb Hd and Windows XP Home edition Sp2 on a 40Gb Hd. I've searched this site and seen mention of a couple of users with XP running on this model, but no mention of the preferred drivers. Dell has been no help, as this is a discontinued model. Thanks ... Read more

A:Drivers Needed for Dell Inspiron 531 running Windows XP new install

Hello and There seems to be drivers available for an Inspiron 531 desktop for XP HERE Just choose the operating system by hitting the down arrow.

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I'm having a lot of trouble using my laptop since win 10 upgrade.
1.The drivers are really very old(seems like win 8.1 drivers have been used) especially the BIOS driver which dates back to 2014.
2.The boot time has increased alot from 15 seconds to approx 70+ seconds. Also the Dell logo shows twice(once the regular one and one more in which the rotating dots are very slow).
I've contacted Microsoft support for the same. After diagnosis they said it was a driver issue.  Also I've contacted the DELL support as well but I got the answer as "Sorry sir, your warranty period is over and hence we cannot resolve this issue."
I would appreciate the driver updates from DELL software community. And also to keep providing updates for the laptops series which have closed.(This is a common problem with DELL , stopping software updates for old laptop series).Any help regarding the above issue are welcome . Thank you in advance.

A:Obsolete drivers of Dell Inspiron 15 3537 laptop for windows 10.

Unfortunately, I cannot say when or if the Windows 10 drivers for the Inspiron 3537 will be updated. However, you may want to istall a fresh Windows 10 upgrade  on your computer. You will need to install the original installed OS on your computer and then upgrade to Windows 10.  I have included some links to help you if you choose to do so.
Troubleshooting Slow System Performance
Inspiron 3537 Drivers and Downloads
Windows 10 upgrade
All recovery images contain the version of Windows that shipped with your system. If you upgraded to Windows 10, you will need to reinstall your original version and then re-upgrade to Windows 10.
Windows Media Backup 
Reset or reinstall Windows 10 on your Dell computer

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I've browsed several forums with this issue, and cannot get a fix.

I upgraded a Dell Inspiron 1545 from Vista 64 to 7 64. Everything went off without a hitch (boy was I surprised).
Now that I have it all up and running, I cannot get my webcam working.

I have attempted to install the drivers off the Dell CD that came with the laptop. These are Vista 64 drivers, and they don't work. I have downloaded the drivers from the dell website - they are the same drivers as the CD.

Someone told me I could 'run the webcam in compatibility mode', but if the computer isn't even recognizing the webcam, how would that work?

Device Manager says the webcam is working properly.

I'm at my wits end with this. I really don't want to have to downgrade to Vista, but it's pretty important that this camera work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 upgrade to Windows 7 64, cannot get webcam drivers

Hi,I have been searching around for a solution to your problem. And I found this driver which is an XP driver but it should work.R203385

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i did some searching before hand and came up with nothing...even the Dell site is helpless.

i am currently working on a family members Dell inspiron 1501 Laptop.
i just formatted and clean installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and everything runs just fine, did all updates and the computer runs great, but i cannot get the video card drivers to work or the ATI Catalyst Control Center to "work" right. It keeps saying that it installed the drivers and everything works but the display does not have the Aero capability...its just annoying. Im not sure if he even cares if it has the Aero option, but i have it has to be done right...

Im not sure what info is needed to help, so please ask all the questions you can. i really wanna get this figured out, this is the only thing left and his computer will be fresh!

A:Dell Inspiron 1501 no video drivers for Win7 64bit

Visit this site and choose drivers for your OS:

Dell Inspiron Drivers | Dell Inspiron 1501 | Free Download |
PS: read the green lines before downloading.

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I have Dell Inspiron 3551 i need how removing Ubuntu and Installing Windows 10

A:How removing Ubuntu and Installing Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15 3551

Below are some  links to help you remove Ubuntu and install Windows 10.
To delete the Ubuntu Partitions:

Go to Start, right click Computer, then select Manage. Then select Disk Management from the sidebar.
Right-click your Ubuntu partitions and select "Delete". Check before you delete!
Then, right-click the partition that is on the Left of the free space. Select "Extend Volume". ...

How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on
Removing Ubuntu and Installing Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15 3551
Inspiron 3551 Windows 10 Drivers and Downloads

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I installed Windows 10 -win64- on my Inspiron N5010 (prior was Windows 7). Now bluetooth is not working! How can I fix that? Do I need a new driver and where to find it?
Help please asap.

A:Bluetooth not working after installing Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron N5010

Given in this case relevant drivers have to be installed on your system. Hence uninstall the relevant drivers ,restart the system. Then in compatibility mode install the Bluetooth drivers.
If there are any other concerns just write to us with Bluetooth card details,system service tag sent via private message.

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I have a 15r Inspiron 7520 SE packed with AMD Radeon HD 7730m GPU
I had a Windows 10 fresh install running quite good with no problem whatsoever regarding drivers or software
And out of nowhere wifi connection wasn't working so well not sure whether it was dropping out or what so i reinstalled Windows 10 only to find out that no matter which video card drivers i install whether automatically from. Windows update or through Dell's support page or even AMD latest drivers it just fails and BSOD Windows
I have tried upgrading my BIOS and even downgraded for last hope chance ,i have tried even installing Windows 7 and the problem persists on both OSes with different versions of drivers with various BSOD errors varying from (atikmpag.sys) which i tried fixing replacing the ones in drivers folders with ones i extracted manually as explained in online tutorials and (dpc watchdog violation)
So i am clueless here
Please help

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hi everyone!!
i have a Dell Inspiron 9100 with a ATI mobility radeon 9700 graphics card. if i try installing the latest drivers for the mobility 9700 downloaded from the ATI site the driver does not recognize the graphics card. for the same reason i am not able to install the ATI Catalyst either. Am stuck with the age old driver provided on the Dell Support site. please help.

A:Latest drivers for ATI Mobility Radeon installed on Dell Inspiron 9100

Download the one at the Dell site found by using your Service Tag. It works fine. If you do not like what it is doing, tell us what it is doing incorrectly. Dell updates that site whenever there is a better driver. Windows Update then updates it accordingly. You will not beat that at the ATI site because they supply the one to Microsoft for use in Windows updates. There are some proprietary features in a lot of the graphics cards used by Dell and other manufacturers that render them not equal to the retail ATI video graphics.

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I have been working on a Dell Inspiron 531S and am unable to get the video, and now audio, drivers loaded and working correctly. Here?s the deal:

According to the Dell tag# info online, this cpu uses either the onboard Nvidia nforce 6150SE n430 video card or an ATI 1300 Pro. There is no external video card so the Nvidia should be right. This is confirmed by programs like HWinfo32. However, someone did install ATI catalyst software at some earlier point.

At first, only the video card driver was not loaded properly and so Vista (Home Premium 32-bit) was in VGA-compatible mode. I tried to load NVIDIA Nforce 258.96 WHQL drivers for Vista 32-bit, which completed without errors. Upon rebooting, though, I could see in Device Manager that the drivers didn?t take. I have also tried Dell?s recommended R166208 (an executable that loads Nvidia?s MCP61 ver.A01 drivers) and no matter what I do, Device Manager says I now have an ?unknown device? or a VGA-compatible display adapter. Unloading and reinstalling did not help. I noticed SP2 was not loaded so tried installing it to see if that would help. It loaded no problem, but then I saw (as another update) a Realtek audio driver update. I let it load and now have no audio.

I have tried both Dell?s recommended Realtek driver (R180772, which is for the ALC888 HD audio device and loads Realtek?s R1.85 audio drivers) and a newer R2.51 version for Vista that I got from Realtek?s site. Both install ... Read more

A:Nvidia video and Realtek audio drivers not working on Dell Inspiron

Sounds like to me a fresh installment of Windows vista would help you out the most.

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Hey guys,
I just bought a Dell Inspiron 3537 with 500 gb hard drive capacity, 4 GB RAM, no graphics card and came with UBUNTU as its OS. So I made a clean install of Windows 8.1 pro myself. All the drivers that have been provided by the site installed perfectly, except for the 1705 wireless and bluetooth driver :/ Please help !!It says that the driver isnt for my platform .. wth :@I even tried checking my drivers via Intel and it says that it doesnt recognize my wireless card.

A:Dell Inspiron 3537 , can't install 1705 wireless and bluetooth drivers on Windows 8.1 pro

Dell Wireless 1705 is not an Atheros Card therefore the Intel download centre will say its an unrecognised device. Follow the instructions here and provide the hardware IDs for your wireless card as sometimes the Dell Service Tag gives the wrong drivers:
Does it match:
PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028&REV_01 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_028000 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_0280
If so try this driver
8.1×86, 8.1×64:

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just installed windows xp on a dell laptop and will not long on to internet. I was told that drivers need to be installed

A:help installing drivers on dell laptop

What is the make and model of the Dell, do you have a Dell Asset tag #? Write that info down and go to a working computer with internet access and download the Ethernet driver for your computer from Dell onto a flash drive and install it on this computer. Once that is installed then you can go to the Dell Support site to download any other drivers your missing in the Device Manager (sound, Video, chipset etc) with this computer.

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(ON DELL DIMENSION 4550)so i just reinstalled windows on a new hard drive and im at the point where i have to install/update drivers. On the device manger there are 3 devices with a ?and! : Ethernet Controller,Multimedia Audio controller, and PCI Input device. I have the resource cd but i don't know how to update the drivers. any help is appreciated

A:Installing drivers on Dell dimension 4550

Put the resource CD in and Device Manager Right click on the device and select update driver, when prompted select the CD drive as the target to search.

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Hi, no matter how many times I follow SupportAssist's recommendation to install:
Docks/Stands Intel Thunderbolt Controller Driver
Chipset - Intel Serial IO Driver
Chipset - Intel Management Engine Interface Driver
and then reboot, it keeps telling me I need those drivers.
It did download and install a new Intel Video driver which hasn't reappeared.
Laptop: Brand new XPS 15 QHD display, windows 10.  TIA
PS why the ridiculous number of "I am not a robot" Captcha pictures and puzzles !!! :-)

A:XPS 15 - Dell Support Assist keeps installing the same drivers over and over

then i would uninstall the dell support assit. and manually download and install the drivers your self, you don't have to use Dell's support Assit.

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I reformatted my Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop yesterday and did a clean install of the Vista Home Basic 64 bit OS. Next, I need to install the drivers, but I'm not sure which ones are already installed and which ones I need to install off the Drivers and Utilities CD or the Dell website.

When I put in the Drivers and Utilities CD, it showed a list of drivers on the CD and tickmarks next to a few drivers which meant that it scanned these devices existed on my laptop. So I installed the three drivers which showed the tickmarks - ATI graphics, WLAN, and Bluetooth.

The rest of the drivers don't have tickmarks on them. So I'm not sure if they match my laptop or not, and whether I should install or not. I mean, my little manual says I have IDT 92HD81 audio, but on the CD and website (under my service tag) it gives the number as IDT 92HD71B. Can I install this even though the number is different?

Second question - do I need to install chipset, network, camera, touchpad, and other drivers too? How do I know what to install and whats already installed?

Please help, I'm really confused.

A:Please help me with installing Dell device drivers after a reformat

Windows will install drivers for devices it supports by itself. So in addition you will need the drivers for the devices Windows Vista does not support, or for which the manufacturer has a better driver than the Vista driver.
The easiest way to decide which ones are still required is to look at the device manager, and look for devices that show an error, or that are listed in the "Other devices" category.
By checking the hardware ID or device description, you can determine which devices are involved.
You can also use software, like a driver finder program, which scan your computer hardware and show drivers that are either missing or out-dated. Those programs are not free though. But you can at least run a free scan and see what is missing

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Hi there,

Need urgent help!

I've a Dell Latitude 5420 - but don't have Wifi drivers installed on it. So tried downloading the drivers using my service tag (JYSC8R1) ... Intel(R) WiFi Link 6200 v15.6.1 (A04) April 11, 2013 but this fails. Following is the log.

Can someone help me interpret it?

&#2573;&#2573;&#65279;[06/04/13 06:34:11] Update Package Execution Started
[06/04/13 06:34:11] Original command line: "C:\Users\amit.kapur\Downloads\Network_Driver_4RH68_WN_15.6.1_A04.EXE"
[06/04/13 06:34:11] DUP Framework EXE Version:
[06/04/13 06:34:11] DUP Release: 4RH68X00-00
[06/04/13 06:34:11] Intializing framework...
[06/04/13 06:34:14] logo.png
[06/04/13 06:34:25] User Command: attended
[06/04/13 06:34:25] DUP Capabilities Value: 6291455 (0x5FFFFF)
[06/04/13 06:34:25] DUP Vendor Software Version: 15.6.1
[06/04/13 06:34:25] Local System/Model Compatible with this Package? Yes
[06/04/13 06:34:25] Local System OS Version:
[06/04/13 06:34:25] OS Compatible with this Package? Yes
[06/04/13 06:34:25] Local System OS Language: EN
[06/04/13 06:34:25] Language Compatible with this Package? Unknown
[06/04/13 06:35:27] Identified Behavior : attended
[06/04/13 06:35:27] Temporary payload log file name: C:\ProgramData\dell\drivers\Network_Driver_4RH68_WN_15.6.1_A04\DUPEA7D.tmp
[06/04/13 06:35:27] Translated Command Line : mup.exe /v"/c mup" /l:"C:\ProgramData\dell\drivers\Network_Driver_4RH68_WN_15.6.1_A04\DUPEA7D.tmp&quo... Read more

A:Installing Wifi Drivers for Dell Latitude 5420

try running the drivers install as Admininistrator. Acording to dell this is a fairly new PC. Why do you need to install the drivers? Did you have to reinstall Windows? If so What version is on there now?

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Hi, I've this laptop to repair and I''m facing big trouble to find drivers and possibly to find some hardware issues with it. First I ran diagnostics within setup and found that DVD drive is bricked. I removed it. Also I got BSOD with WHEA_... some message which said that Win has problems with some hardware or drivers. OK, I replaced thermal paste and currently I'm not getting this problem. Realtek FE driver I tried to install couple versions but it says me device cannot start - error code 10. Also there is problem with the Bluetooth adapter driver. What can I do to fix it. Thank you.

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