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Need drivers assist with Dell Inspiron N5050 Windows 7

Q: Need drivers assist with Dell Inspiron N5050 Windows 7

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!

Preferred Solution: Need drivers assist with Dell Inspiron N5050 Windows 7

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Need drivers assist with Dell Inspiron N5050 Windows 7

How to:
support.dell.com -- use the service tag to locate them.

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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

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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 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:

Audio: http://ftp.us.dell.com/audio/R302718.exe
Chipset: http://ftp.us.dell.com/chipset/R302427.exe
Ethernet: http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=14&PFid=7&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false
Wireless: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/DriverDetails/DriverFileFormats?c=&s=&cs=&l=&DriverId=R297121
Graphics: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=21223&ProdId=3319&lang=eng&OSVersion=Windows%20XP%20%20Professional*&DownloadType=%0ADrivers%0A

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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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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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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Just got a new Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop.
Using it about 3 weeks and loving it.
Pop up window invited me to update Windows. Clicked Yes.
While  update was in progress, I accidently turned it off.
Now, It boots up, but moments afterward, it goes to Blue Screen of Death and, before I can even read the Blue Screen, it goes to Black Screen and asks how I would like to start up - Normal startup - Safe mode - Safe Mode with Prompts, etc.
So I want to restore it to an earlier time or just restore back to the beginning (factory settings).
Can I do this in one of the start up options on the Black Screen?

A:Restore Windows 7 on my new Dell Inspiron N5050

Dear sir,
After switching on my laptop, Display shows following message.
A problem has been detected and windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer.
If this screen appears again, follow these steps:
The BIOS  in this system is not fully ACPI complaint, Please contact your system vender for an
update BIOS.
Technical Information:
***Stop:- 0X000000 A5 (0X000000X11,0X00000003,0X00000000,0X00000000)
My Laptop Model No: Inspiron 15 N5050
I buy recently two months back. why this problem happened, i don't know
Please advise, how to solve my problem
I am waiting for your prompt reply
Balaji Nutakki

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There was a thread on this it is considered closed, however there is no info on where to get the drivers on the thread.. If anyone has a link to get the driver for the Dell N5050 (Wndows XP 32bit) any help will be appreciated..

Thank you..

Drivers still missing are:

Dell Wireless 1701 Bluetooth.

Network Controller. (I can connect my Ethernet cable to laptop and get internet yet I still see this item under device manager).

PCI Simple communication Controller

Thank you for helping out.

A:Dell N5050 Drivers for Windows XP 32Bit

As you have found out, Dell doesn't offer drivers for XP, but there is a chance you might find drivers elsewhere. First we need to find out who makes the hardware and their part number for it.

Open Device Manager and double click on the device name for one of the unknown ? or ! devices, then in the Properties display click the Details tab, then choose Hardware Ids in the Property drop down menu.

You should see a text string similar to this: PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8168&SUBSYS_75491462&REV_02

The four digit number after PCI\VEN identifies the manufacturer and the four digit number after DEV identifies the device type. The number after SUBSYS is usually specific to the motherboard or card using the device.

Do this for each device that doesn't work, then copy and paste the text strings here so we can help to locate drivers.

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i have a Dell N5050 but can't have the drivers for xp
please help me if any one have
Thanx in advance

A:Drivers Dell N5050 Laptop for Windows XP

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I need drivers in windows xp for inspiron N5050
i fount http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1043057-solved-inspiron-n5050-xp-drivers.html
user PK-her0 told found all drivers and sent pm but i'am new and cant sent p.m.

A:inspiron N5050 xp drivers


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hi guys,

no xp drivers on dells web site,
tried driver genius, nothing
got sound working


chipset would be nice

googling only brings up win 7 drivers

are there even drivers for this machine?

any info appreciated

A:Solved: inspiron N5050 xp drivers

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having computer issuse tried everything dont no what else to do please help i possed my prosseses i dont think it is normal an usually i get iexplorer.exe*32 come up over 10 times when only 1 is opened n programs like malwarebytes come up twice malware bytes detects host virus a lot and ive had a wow64 virus trojan agent virus system32 virus an so much more i did everything i could and i dont no what else to do or even what virus i have now or if its even a virus could just be a hardware issue ive even used dban and killdisk to erase hard drive dban comes up with sda/dev process crash.

A:Please help dell inspiron n5050

I've run rkill junkware tdskkiller emsisoft hitman pro farbar super anti spyware rogue killer adware Norton kaspalsky all kaspalsky removal tools Norton network repair and so much more I don't no what else to do

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HelloCan I upgrade my Dell Inspiron N5050 from Windows 7 to Windows 10?
Thanks in advance

A:Dell Inspiron N5050

I did and now my N5050 will not boot up after I installed it.  Very frustrating cause I haven't been able yo use my laptop over a week now.  

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YES YOU CAN! Up to an Intel Core i5-2540M Mobile Processor [email protected],3 turbo and 16GB's [email protected] and ssd drive ..Its easy to upgrade this laptop-Do a search on YouTube or download the service manual @Dell

A:Can you upgrade a Dell Inspiron N5050?

Yes you can upgrade to the intel 2540m Mobile processor, same socket..   
First thing you do is go to Intel ARK and compare your processor with other processors you would like to upgrade to.. .All the info you need to upgrade is there at the ARK website. There you will find socket info  Then you get some- Coollaboratory Liquid PRO Thermal Interface Material ..And on a Mobil processor you use a micro drop making the processor look like a mirror without any excess left on the processor. If you get to much on the processor you just suck it back into the needle so its not wasted . Spread the liquid Pro with a Q tip vigorously moving it around till its covered .Then remove the excess with a q tip   Then replace the heat sink by putting it in place over the processor match the holes with the screws then place it holding it down while you tighten the crews ..You can watch Liquid Pro being applied on you tube or go to the Coollaboratory website and see it there .. Liquid Pro is the best don't use their liquid ultra .. Its not as good.

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Hello! I have a issue on my laptop anyone know this issue please help!
My dell Dell Inspiron n5050 having a issue when i press power on button it shows the dell icon and loading win8 also displayed but after that display blank screen with beep sound,I ran dell diagnostics, and it stopped with this error code:
** Hard drive 0 - dst short test** Test results : fail Error code 2000-01 42 Validation 14321 Msg: hard drive 0 - s/n S2W1BA6Z, self text unsuccessful. Status = 7

A:Dell Inspiron n5050 issue

Answered here

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I would like to know how much I can expand my laptop dell inspiron N5050, currently has 3 gb and I would like to increase the RAM. I also want to confirm whether the type of memory used is DDR3-1333. thank you very much


Hi  durannehomar,
Welcome  to the Community,
The Inspiron N5050 system supports dual-channel DDR3 SDRAM with memory speeds of 1333 MHz.
It supports Minimum 1GB and you can expand upto Maximum 8GB RAM.
Thank You

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Hi, I wanna replace the hdd on my laptop and i want to know if I can replace it with a 1tb hdd.
P.S. i have a failed one of 500gb

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Hi, I'm trying to use my Vizio TV as a monitor for my dell Inspiron n5050 using VGA/SVGA video cable. I clicked "detect" in the display section of the control panel and an alternate monitor does not appear. The cord is secure and the TV is on the right setting. What am I doing wrong? Do I need a driver?


A:How do I use my vizio TV as a monitor for my dell Inspiron n5050 (VGA)

I think the setting would be extend desktop

you will still have a picture on the laptop but will extend to the vizio like a dual monitor effect

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I had an interesting problem, and there was a previous unanswered, but CLOSED post that discussed the same issue here:


I wanted to add to this. It seems that through trial and error that the motherboard/power supply is shorting out on a screw on the base of the unit. In particular, the two screws that are NOT on the edges, but towards the center of the laptop. I left those out and the laptop runs fine. I put them in, and I have no power at all. No lights, no fan, nothing on either DC or AC.

Just wanted to add this info in case anyone else comes along with a similar issue.

A:Dell Inspiron N5050 Motherboard short

p.s. I also left out the screw in the battery compartment.

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hey folks...i need sum help!
u must be knwing tat dell has a restore s/w calld "dell data safe local backup" thru wich u can restore ur system to factory settings.
once i made a fresh windows installation so tat data safe backup s/w is gone...if i try 2 restore by pressing f8 at the boot...dell data safe option duznt cum only.
so im unable 2 restore 2 factore.
ive chekd tat d "recovery" partition still xists on my system(5.09GB free of 14.65GB), but its nt accessible i.e no files r shown in it.
is thr ny possible method to retore my sys to factore?
ive resinstalld the "datasafe local backup" s/w but its unable 2 detect the recovery partion.
please help me!!

A:Factory restore on Dell Inspiron N5050

You'll need to order Recovery Disks from Dell for your model if you want the preinstalled factory bloatware and utilities which have much better versions built into Win7 .

Or you can clean reinstall with the Product Key on COA sticker following these steps: Reinstalling Windows 7

Burn the ISO file below to DVD or write to flash stick using Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Too:
http://msft.digitalrivercontent.net/win/X17-59186.iso Windows 7 Professional x64 English

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About a week ago I began noticing online that on different websites and in my pictures folder of my actual laptop (Windows Photo Gallery) I cannot see all of the pictures that are saved on my computer. When I get on Facebook as well, some of the pictures and videos show. The other pictures don't show and videos don't play. It's like that when viewing any of my friends' posts. I think it may be something with my laptop, but not the internet. What can this be and how do I solve it?

A:How do I get all of my pictures to show on my Dell Inspiron N5050?

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Sounds like you need to get rid of some temp files build up,
Run this and check the boxes for temp files and thumbnails at the least,

You can use this to cleanup both browsers,
Temp files delete,
Run this as administrator and Start the scanner,
Shut your machine down after it finishes,

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I have a Dell Inspiron n5050 laptop the webcam is integrated it worked in June when I last used it and when I went to use the webcam again it says no supported webcam connected downloaded the drivers again and now I do not know what else to do. I am using window 7. Please help my computer is not even six months old yet want to throw the thing out the window.

A:Dell Inspiron n5050 webcam not connected issue

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When I turn on my laptop the screen remains black and there is a continuous beeping sound. I ran a diagnostics test and there were no errors. The problem is still the same. What can I do?

A:Dell inspiron N5050 continuous beeping sound

Please power off system. Remove all peripherals (Printer, Scanner, external drive, etc), AC adapter and then battery. Press then ' Power On ' button for 15 seconds to release Static Flea Power. Replace battery, adapter and then power on system. Hopefully you're able to boot into windows and there are no more beeps.

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I recently turned on my Dell Inspirion N5050 with Windows 7 Home Premium and received a several  codes on a black screen:
"PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM
Reboot and Select proper Boot device or insert boot media and press key."
Pressing any key just causes a loop where the same screen appears.

Any ideas what is wrong and how to fix it?

A:Dell Inspiron N5050 Hard Drive not Recognized

Hi Rob,
I would suggest that you run the diagnostics on the computer by following the steps mentioned in the video below and check if there is any issue with the hardware on your system.

Please let me know the findings.

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hi.... i wanna replace hard drive for n5050 as diagnostics showed that he drive failed.... suggest me compatible drive...should i go for ssd or stick with regular hdd.... please suggest me one...thanks in advance!!!!

A:Hard drive replacement for dell inspiron n5050

Any 2.5" SATA drive - solid state, hybrid or SSD -- 9.5 mm or slimmer will work.

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I have a computer with Windows 7 in it and would like to keep it. The hard drive failed. I need a step by step instruction on what I need to do to reload it. There is no disk with the computer as it came preloaded from Dell. I have contacted them and for a few hundred dollars they told me they can help. Suggestions?

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I want to know if the battery of my dell laptop original or not.i have replaced the battery recently .
model number of Laptop - Inspiron N5050
in the  battery health it is showing my battery is performing normally.
The part number of the battery is 4YRJH
Please verify if the battery is original or tell me how i can verify it.
Thank you

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Hey all, I am trying to help somebody who knows nothing about computers reset her password and she doesn't have a password reset disk for it and I told her that she would have to re-install Windows or restore it back to factory default settings and I would much rather restore it back to factory default settings for her because doing a clean install takes forever considering that I would also have to download and install all of her drivers and the only thing I would have to do after a factory restore is re-install her programs and uninstall all the bloatware, can somebody please tell me how to do it thanks

A:how to reset Dell Inspiron n5050 to factory settings

This information from Dell will give you the information that you need
Restoring Your Computer?s Software to the Factory Settings for Windows Vista | Dell US
It should be the same for Seven.
If it were me I would use a Disc with Seven SP1, I think that would be easier than going back to Seven with a factory reset, if SP1 did not come with the computer.

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Hi, I'm trying to do a factory restore on an Inspiron N5050, and the F8 menu does not have the 'Repair Your Computer' option, nor other expected items, such as last known good config. All it shows is the 3 safe mode options, and the boot windows normally option.

Dell's F12 menu is also missing an option to repair/restore.

I can boot the laptop to normal windows 7, but it's a black screen with a movable cursor. I get the same thing in Safe Mode, black screen, cursor.

I'm trying to figure out why the F8 menu is so limited. I can boot a Hiren's CD and get to a Mini XP desktop from there, and it works fine (no black screen).

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Dell Inspiron n5050, missing options in F8 boot menu

Do you have a Restore disk, or image??

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hi . i have a problem with the display in my inspiron n5050. the display recently started to shake (see video for reference). i just want to find out the problem and what it caused it. thanks...

A:dell inspiron n5050 display problem. shaky screen

Run the built-in self test on the LCD -- hold D through powerup.  If you see the same fault, it's likely a bad screen. If not, it's either a bad video cable or a bad GPU -- replace the cable first.  If that doesn't solve it, the GPU is bad -  which means a replacement mainboard (or on a system of this one's age, a new system).

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When i start my laptop, it is taking very long time to open the windows. when i try to diagnose the problem, error code 2000-0123 appears with validation 35736. 
My laptop contains 2 memory chips, i tried to run the system with only 1 memory chip at a time but when i press power button, a beep sound appears and cant see anything else not even the dell logo just the beep sound pops up again and again.
Only When i place the 2 memory chips, then the system gets the dell logo and can do boot .
Anyone please help me out.
Thanks & Regards.

A:(Redirected) Error Code 2000-0123 validation 35736 for dell inspiron n5050

As you have a laptop, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx
 Usually, a 2000-0123 error code indicates a memory (RAM) failure, Bev

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Using Dell Support Assist selection 'Optimize your system with drivers and updates' found not available for this new model????? Tried numerous times over two days, anyone had similar problem with new model pc's?
""Driver detection not available"" Please try again later or use the Find it Myself tab to find drivers by Service Tag or see a list of drivers available for your product.

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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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A little while ago I put a new 1TB hard drive in my Dell Inspiron N5050 to replace the old 500GB one. I used the Windows backup program on the computer and the information on the Windows website. I transferred the system image to a backup hard drive, then installed it onto the new hard drive. I've tried a disc cleanup, defragmenting the hard drive, and I've run all the diagnostics that Windows has and still this thing is SLOW!
 I'm running Windows 7 64 bit, my computer has an Intel Core I3 processor. I still have the old hard drive with everything still on it and I still have the system image on the backup hard drive. Please if anyone can help, I would GREATLY appreciate it, this thing is driving me nuts (My OLD Inspiron 1420 with a Core2 Duo processor runs circles around my N5050!)

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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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it says:
intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 083)
copyright© 1997-2000 intel corp.
This product is covered by one or more of the fallowing patents:
US5, 307, 459,   US5, 434, 872,   US5, 732, 094,   US6, 570, 884,   US6, 115, 776   AND
US6, 327, 625

Realtek PCIe FE family controller series v1.24 (10/07/10)
PXE-E61; Media test failure, check cable
reboot and select proper boot device or
insert boot media in selected boot device and press any key

iv tryed testing everything in f12 and changing a few settings i found on the web... nothing
seems to be working, help please i need this fixed to finish homework.


A:black screen pxe-e61 error for inspiron n5050 windows 7

Hi nombie88,
Please run the diagnostics to confirm the hardware functionality. Here are the steps for it:

Tap the F12 key on startup.
Use the Arrow keys to highlight the Diagnostics option. 
The Diagnostics starts running the quick test without waiting for user input.
To select a specific device to test, you can tap the Esc key.
Please make a note of any error message that appears on the screen, also make sure that you note down the validation code too.
Once quick test completes, please run a thorough test on the hard drive by selecting the 'Thorough' under Test Mode option.
Please make a note of end result of diagnostics. 

If the diagnostics pass, lets check if the hard drive is getting detected. Here are the steps to check that: 

Boot to BIOS, by tapping the F12 key on the startup.
Please check under the Main tab, if the hard drive is getting detected as shown in image below:

Please share the findings.


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When I tried upgrading from windows 7 to 10 on my Inspiron N5050 the screen had the windows 10 logo and spinning dots below it before going black. I had to hard restart my laptop. I contacted dell support  who said windows 10 was not compatable with my computer. They said I needed to restore my OS back to windows 7. When I start my computer I  can enter the bootup menu briefly before it automatically goes the windows 10 logo with the spinning dots. It stays like this for about a minute before going to the black screen. Any help with restoring to windows 7 from this point?

A:Inspiron N5050 Windows 7 to 10 upgrade fail, need to restore

I have the exact same problem and I can't figure out how get back Windows 7.

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After doing a million (feels like it) fixes from the very many articles and posts about how to fix Windows 10 update problems, I have finally got Windows 10 installed on my husband's laptop.  There is only one problem:  it won't complete a reboot after a Restart.  It will reboot after powering off and back on.  I am hoping that someone might have a fix for this.  I did read that Dell is saying this laptop is not compatible with Win 10.  My husband swears that he did not tell Microsoft to go ahead with the upgrade and we have discovered that this was true of many other users as well. 
I have done the following fixes already: reinstalled an updated driver for the display adapter, uninstalled any software that generated errors in the Windows event log (like HP Support Framework), changed a number of Start up Services to be manual (like Malware Bytes, which is not the anti-virus software in use, however, I did use it to scan the computer for viruses), increased the permissions on the Windows folder, reinstalled Win 10 using CD created by Windows Media Creator, turned off the Fast Restart in Power settings,  uninstalled the IDT Audio driver, ran the sfc /scannow and the DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image Scanhealth and probably more.
So anyone have other suggestions? Thanks!

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I have the Dell Inspiron N5050 and want to install Windows 10.
On their site the statement says....
Product not tested for Windows 10 upgrade
Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product.
If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.
We buy Dell thinking they are the best, this is very disappointing.  Any ideas what to do?

A:Dell N5050 and windows 10

I have had a big Problem with the video drivers in windows 10 and i have even tried compatibility mode as well and the same results all i can say is put windows 8 on there and leave it at that until dell comes up with windows 10 drivers this has been the day from *** for me i have had windows 10 on here for a few months now and all of a sudden the video driver's do not want to work .so i have come to the conclusion that windows 10 does not work on this laptop as of the present time  but windows seven will be fine.even tho Microsoft doesn't support it anymore.and like you i am very disappointed in dell they have some of the best computers that is why people buy the pc's they have i have an older dell XPS that i have had for a long time and windows 10 works great on that but it has Nvidia video drivers not Intel.

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Dell tells me they are not updating drivers for my laptop, and I should contact the suppler of the part in quection.
I need a windows 10 driver for my SD card port. Please can anyone tell me the supplier that I should contact for my M301Z laptop?
Thank you

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Can someone point to me where the Windows 10 drivers for Inspiron 3543 is shown?
The support page shows drivers for BIOS, Not applicable and Windows 8.1 .

In the supported OS it shows from Windows 7 to 8.1.

And the information is again contradicting in the list of devices supported for Windows 10 Creator update :

When I tried to contact technical support, they told that the system is not compatible with Windows 10 ???

So where is the list of Windows 10 Creator Update drivers for Dell Inspiron 3543?
I had seen the list previously, but now the list is gone!

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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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where i can find the drivers for Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 drivers for windows 732 bit ?
I only found them in Dell.com 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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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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This was bought as a Christmas present for my sister in 2011. About once a year I give it a "once over" to keep software up to date, and a couple of years back I swapped over the WiFi mini-board so that I could upgrade it to Windows 10.  It's been great most of the time, perfectly suiting my sister's light-user needs. However, since installing the W10 the Creator's update a few days ago, 2 of the 3 USB ports no longer work. I want to see if a BIOS and/or chipset driver upgrade will fix this but the BIOS flash update programme to install A14 will not run under Windows 10. (Gives error code 00000406). Any ideas on how to force a BIOS upgrade in this scenario?
The machine is an Inspiron 1575, exact version is Inspiron N5050.
Thanks in anticipation


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This is a long standing question. Which drivers should I use? I have graphical issues with the current Drivers from Dell.
Any ideas what are the advantages of Dell's drivers over the ones from Intel/NVIDIA web site and do the even work? What will I lose if I use the latter?

A:Inspiron 7567 which drivers? Dell drivers or Intel/NVIDIA graphics drivers?

Dell drivers are Intel/Nvidia drivers that are customized for your exact model and should be used. They are available at Dell Support if you have to reinstall.

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