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Inspiron 17R-2nd Gen slow after windows 10 upgrade

Q: Inspiron 17R-2nd Gen slow after windows 10 upgrade

Hi,
I have a Inspiron 17R-2nd GenInspiron 17R English FastTrack, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64-Bit.
Just few weeks ago got a windows10 upgrade and after the upgrade the machine is very slow.
Even while starting or after the machine starts nothing works. It takes literally hours for even opening control panel.
Please help.

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A: Inspiron 17R-2nd Gen slow after windows 10 upgrade

Hello. You have posted your question on the Laptop Audio discussion board. This is out of my area, which is laptop audio, but I would either perform a clean installation of Windows 10 (google it) or revert to the prior operating system that worked in the expected manner.

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Hi,I have been looking for a solution to upgrade my Inspiron 1525 laptop, preinstalled with Vista Home Premium 32 bits when I bought it.The target is to prepare path to upgrade to Windows 10.I need Windows 7 or 8 to start with.I could not find a way on Dell website.
Many thanks in advance !Isabelle

A:Upgrade for my Inspiron 1525 Laptop from Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bits to Windows 7 or 8 and then to Windows 10

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would like to inform you that the Inspiron 1525 is not tested for windows 10 and we would not suggest that you upgrade the version of windows 
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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I'm running Windows Vista Business sp2 on an Old Inspiron 530 desktop. I'd like to upgrade the op sys to Windows 7 if possible. I love this computer. It is so smooth and resilient. It has an Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2220 @ 2.40Ghz 2.40 GHz, 4 GB Ram, 32 bit. I was told that I could if I updated the BIOS. Most web browsers won't support updates to vista anymore. any suggestions welcome. Thank you in advance.

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I have an Inspiron 620 (mid 2011) - on your support site it indicates:
Dell has not confirmed that this product can upgrade to Windows 10. Some drivers, firmware, applications, and connected devices may not work as you would expect.
For systems that fall into this category, does this mean that Dell will never confirm that this system can upgrade to Windows 10, or just that you haven't had a chance to test this particular model, but you eventually will?

A:Inspiron 620 Windows 10 upgrade

I have the Inspiron 620 and tried the windows 10 update. All seemed ok although the video playback was strange, I assumed codecs would need updating. The next start up came with no sound, I tried updating drivers with no luck, I then tried the front headphone jack and surprise, the sound was fine. After a little more playing around the sound came back on (not sure why) .The next day no sound again and very grainy video, 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 the best way to fix this and I assume the recovery image will be a full restore using the system back up discs I made when the machine was new. I have tried asking Dell the question but they do not seem interested in the many many Inspiron users across the world.

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Hi, I spent countless hours and download allowance trying to upgrade my Inspiron 580 desktop from Windows 7  to Windows 10 - this after the initial checks told me that is was compatible (last year).
After going over my data allowance three times, I had to stop the automated Windows updates (Win 10) and contacted Microsoft Support - they tried various time to assist via remote control, without success - and only yesterday the ninth differend MS Customer Support agent checked if the Inspiron 580 is in fact (still?) compatible for a Windows 10 upgrade.
Imagine my surprise and frustration, when she sent me a link that my desktop PC was not compatible - hence my note here now: Anybody can give me hints and tips how to successful upgrade to Win 10, which drivers to look out for (which I might need to change) and what else I need to be careful of.
Thanks for any help and advice!

A:Can anybody help me how to upgrade Inspiron 580 desktop to Windows 10?

Press [Windows] and [ r ] and type in msinfo32 and press [Enter]. Ensure your Legacy BIOS revision is A07. If not update it to A07:
http://downloads.dell.com/bios/I580-A07.EXE 
Once your Legacy is up to date. Clean Install Windows 10 RS1:
http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-windows-10-oem-and-retail-iso/ 

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This upgrade totally screws your audio output, it doesn't   recognise the conexant device. As usual Dell disclaim any responsibility for this although crowing that windows 10 upgrade will be trouble free. What's the point of an upgrade if it downgrades your computer's functions?

A:DON'T DO IT! WINDOWS 10 UPGRADE INSPIRON 7520

Hello. Thanks for posting. It seems to me that Win10 is the most audio-unfriendly Windows yet.

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Ran the compatibility test for my laptop and it says Dell has not done anything to make it compatible. When will this happen? Hopefully before the free download period ends.

A:Windows 10 Upgrade for Inspiron N7010

DebGus,
Unfortunately, Dell will not be making the Inspiron N7010 Windows 10 compatible. At the link below are the Dell Computers that Dell has made Windows 10 compatible.
Dell Computers Compatible with Windows 10

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Dear All,
I Had just bought a new Windows 10 pro CD from a retail shop.
But my Dell Inspiron 13 5368 2-in-1 is not letting me to chose windows 10 pro in the start of  installation process .
It continues itself choosing the windows 10 home for the new installations every time I tried.
I tried doing clean installation by removing the default partition but no solution come up.
Please help and advise to install windows 10 pro in my Dell Inspiron 13 5368 2-in-1.

looking too hear your feedbacks.
Thanks
Adnb

A:Not Able to Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro on Inspiron 13 5368 2-in-1

If you have a retail license, you may be able to go to the Activation page and change the License Key there.
The way you normally upgrade to pro is to get an upgrade from Microsoft and it installs over the current Home version.  But since you have the license you could try changing it.
This may effect any recovery options you have  available since the Dell recovery is for the home version.

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Good day admin.
 I recently upgraded from windows 8 to windows 10 on my dell inspiron 5423 ultrabook. I discovered now that i cannot find the bluetooth device on the system again. Kindly assist please. thanks.

A:Bluetooth device on dell inspiron 5423 after windows upgrade from windows 8 to 10

Click on the icon to the right of the time and date. You will find it under All Settings, Devices, second icon to the right.

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Hi....I recently got a "new" open box Inspiron 14R 5437.  After getting it all up to date, I decided to go with the 10 upgrade.  The upgrade procedure went well,.....but I have multiple issues with the task bar area....no start menu, no Cortana or search,.....nothing works as expected in the clock/date area,.....some of the other taskbar icons will respond to right click,...but left click to open does nothing.....
I decided to roll back to 8.0,......then went to 8.1,........tried 10 again,..still issues as before.
Any suggestions what to do to fix this?
thanks,..
Steve

A:Windows 10 upgrade problems/Inspiron 14R 5437

Hello!  First off did you update any of the drivers?  Windows 10 drivers for your computer can be found here.  

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I took the free upgrade to win 10 from 8.1. I have a new XPS with Win10 and wanted alignment. This laptop has 8gb mem with 2.2 cpu. Usually I don't usually upgrade but I felt this laptop was compatible. Since my upgrade I have experienced slower function. I'm not that happy about win 10 in general as my XPS had other issues from day one and I had to do a complete OS reinstall. I think I need another reinstall of the XPS because I lost all my One drive connections in file folder and it won't remember log in and pw that I set to remember - little things like that. Others Inspiron 15 issues. The touch pad is awful but I just use a wireless mouse on the right side of the panel. I keep on having wireless network card issues and will drop off forcing me to run trouble shooter or reboot.any comments welcome. I was thinking of rolling back to 8.1.

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Hi,
I bought my inspiron 3542 (i5 4210u, 4gb Ram, 1TB HDD) 2 years ago. It came with windows 8.1 pre-installed and I've upgraded to windows 10 during the free upgrade period.
However, I would like to replace my existing HDD with an SSD (Amazon: https://goo.gl/tckHx2)
Questions:

Will my laptop model support the aforementioned Samsung SSD ?
How do I reinstall windows 10 from my existing HDD to the new SSD? note: it's upgraded from windows 8.1 so I don't know how to reinstall an upgraded windows 10.
Would I face any issues for resetting/restoring windows after installing windows 10 on the new SSD?
Are there any drivers(Firmware, GPU, CPU,etc.) that need to be installed for win10 on the new SSD on my inspiron 3542 laptop?

 
Thanks in Advance!

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Have tried 9 times to upgrade and all have ended in failure. I have tried all the suggested fixes on the internet and nothing works. When I called Dell customer support I was advised to call "Microsoft" for support. They gave me a number. When I called it was a 3 rd party company that wanted to sell me a dix for $399. SHAME ON YOU DELL!!!! Your customer support is terrible.
Anyone who has a suggestion on getting Windows 10 up and running would be greatly appreciated. 

A:Windows 10 Upgrade fails on Inspiron 7348

How to Repair Corrupted Windows System Files with the SFC and DISM Commands
1. Run sfc /scannow
Will have 3 outcome as below :
1. Windows integrity cannot find any violation : means OS is stable
2. Found error but able to fix : stable but no major file and registry impacted, but may have issue soon
3. Found error but not able to fix : indicate os having issue.
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Hi Thanks for reply. My friends Inspiron 1545 came pre-loaded with Vista Home Premium 32 bit. He bought the activation key from Sofoway in Banbury. They sent a link to Microsoft to download Windows 7 Pro 64 bit., which I did for him, as he’s not computer literate. I clean installed Windows7 Pro and then did the free upgrade to Windows10 Pro 64 bit. His computer was running fine. He came to pick it up from my place. I showed him it running Windows 10 and he was happy. Then about ten days later he called me and told me that he’s installed his mcAfee unlimited Internet Security, which he’d purchased from PcWorld. He got the activation key card, went home and went on McAfee, downloaded the software and so he tells me, after it activated, he got a message from McAfee telling him all his drivers were either out of date or weren’t installed. He called them and they passed him to some company on the phone that he doesn’t remember the name of and they offered to update and install any missing drivers for 80 pounds sterling and they requested him to activate Remote Assistant, which he did so they could take over his laptop and configure the drivers and missing drivers. He gave them his, either Debit card, or Credit card details and they took the 80 pounds from his bank account. He tells me that his laptop is running fine now, but it was running fine when I did the Windows 7 installation and the Windows 10 free upgrade, so I don’t understand why his l... Read more

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 Windows 10 Pro 64 bit upgrade

Any chance the 32 bit vs 64 bit was involved when McAfee was installed?  Maybe McAfee was for Windows 7 and not 10.
I have a 1545 which seems to run Win 10 fine, although I had previously replaced the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth card.
Have your friend check the Event Viewer and go through the logs.  Something may be there which would help lead to solving some problem.  Keeping track of what time something happens would help in finding entries in Event Viewer.

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hi, there, one of my laptops that i use for business is a Dell Inspiron E1505 (in properties, it is listed as an "Inspiron I6400" model). the following are its specs:

1.86 GHz (1.87 GHz)
1.00 GB RAM
32-bit OS
Windows Vista Home Basic + SP2
graphics card: ?????????? (i have no idea where to find this info)

i'd like to upgrade this unit to Windows 7 for a reasonable price and then upgrade for free to Windows 10. so, my question is, is this unit ultimately compatible with a Windows 10 upgrade?

i would sincerely appreciate any input from someone who has this laptop model and who has tried to upgrade ultimately to Windows 10. if i can successfully do that, then i can use this unit for mobile sales via the PayPal Here credit card swiper (as an app currently exists for that). that way, i can still use a unit that is fully functional in the hardware and not create more e-waste.  <:-\ 

A:Inspiron E1505 <------can i successfully upgrade this to Windows 10?

Even the least expensive Windows 7 upgrade will set you back upward of $100 -- more than the entire system is currently worth (they seem to be selling between $50-100 on EBay as used, working systems).
Stay with it as is for as long as it stays alive -- it's not worth upgrading the OS, and even Vista has some support life left in it.

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Last week I purchased a new desktop from Dell.com. The desktop comes with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit pre-installed and also came with a free copy of Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. Windows 10 came with the desktop in the form of a DVD that I have picutred here: http://i.imgur.com/Z3N84IS.jpg

Does anyone have experience using the Windows 10 Pro 64-bit upgrade disc that comes with this desktop?

Here is the product page for the desktop: http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/i...-1225267-824c6ebe280311e69835e23186a66fe00INT

I popped the included disc in, rebooted the computer, and then hit F12 to boot from the disc. The disc ran and I attempted to select the option to install Windows 10 and keep my files that are on the drive. It attempted to install but then stopped because there was a "partition missing". So instead, I then tried another option which was to wipe the entire drive clean and install Windows 10. That didn't work either because drive is locked.

Here is a link to an Imgur album I created: http://imgur.com/a/JprJf - This album includes photos I took of the Windows 10 install process so you can see what I am dealing with.

I considered upgrading to Windows 10 via the icon in the system tray. But I haven't done so thus far. I wasn't sure it was the best method. Will the Windows 10 upgrade I get from that be Windows 10 Pro? I'd feel more comfortable installing from the disc since they did give it to me afterall. And having a WORKING copy of Windows 10 on ... Read more

A:Failed to Upgrade my Dell Inspiron to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

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Hey guys, I'm asking this a little early but some feedback will be great once Windows 10 has been launched.
My specs are as follows;
-Inspiron 5748-8GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600MHz (8GBx1)-1TB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive-Tray load DVD RW Drive (RW to DVD/CD)-NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) 840M 2GB DDR3L-Dell 1704 @ 2.4GHz + Bluetooth 4.0-Windows 8.1 (64Bit) -4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4510U processor (4M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)-17.3 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD+ resolution (1600 x 900)
I would like to know if anyone with the same specs has any issues with their upgrade during and after upgrading to Windows 10, especially with regards to the GeForce graphics card and any high RAM software like Photoshop etc.???
Thanks!

A:Inspiron 5748 (Mid 2013) and Windows 10 upgrade from 8.1

Has anyone upgraded yet???

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Hi,
I just finished upgrading to Windows 7 64-bit from Vista 32-bit (which came with my machine) on my Inspiron 1420, by using the custom installation from a Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade disc.  I was kind of intimidated about necessity of 64-bit driver since there is no 64-bit support option on Dell's website.  So having gone through it successfully now, I thought I would share how I did it for those who may be thinking about the upgrade.
Chipset, Audio and 3945abg Wireless:
Although Dell does not list support for 64-bit drivers for the Inspiron 1420 on its driver homepage, there are three drivers on that page that do support both Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit.  These drivers are for the Intel Chipset, Sigmatel Audio and the Intel 3945abg wireless card.  Note that the Inspiron 1420 booted fine for the first time after the Win7 OS was installed, and the wireless card and audio were functioning with the Win7 native drivers.  So the Dell drivers are not absolutely necessary.  However, I decided to install the Dell chipset and wireless drivers from the 1420 driver page in case they would be more efficient.
Touchpad and Quickset:
Now, Dell's 1420 driver page does not have 64-bit drivers that may be used for the touchpad, quickset functions (external audio buttons) or video card.  After booting Win7, I found that my touchpad lacked the scroll features and only the mute button for quickset worked.  However, no quickset graphic... Read more

A:Windows 7 upgrade tips for Inspiron 1420

I'm going to be doing this in a couple days.  Which version of the Dell Notebook System Software (NSS) did you use?  The version for the 1420 seems to be for vista 32-bit with no 64bit option.

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I currently have an inspiron 15-3520 laptop that I bought in 2012, that came with Windows 8 pre-loaded. I have updated to Windows 8.1 and are wondering if I can get the free upgrade to Windows 10 when it comes out. Any response would be appreciated, thanks.

A:Windows 10 Upgrade - Dell Inspiron 15-3520

Had the same problem after Win10 upgrade, my 3520 had a black screen and 3 beeps.  NONE of the traditional resets/setup/fixes worked! The only way I got mine and a neighbors 3520 going again was to remove the CMOS battery, which resets it enough to let you in the BIOS via the "F2" key at the now visible -Dell start-up screen- and then you can set the BIOS to reload the default values and restart.  Now you should be able to get in to your previous windows OS or Win10 (depending on how far the Win10 Upgrade got before it died) -in my case back to Win7 and Win8.1 for my neighbors.  The hard part is getting to the CMOS battery... take the laptop apart (all the way) AC/battery removed, remove keyboard (4 small push in  tabs along top of keyboard) then remove 3 cables (all marked with blue color/tabs) 1.) flip brown cable connector clasp to the right to remove keyboard cable, 2.) lift brown connector to remove power cable (upper left) and 3.)  lift brown connector to remove track pad cable.  Next remove 2 screws from the hole now open from where the keyboard was removed (the only 2 screws down brown plastic holes, middle left and upper middle) Now flip over laptop and remove all screws from bottom and then flip back upright and separate top of case from bottom, you have to gently pry apart at several points (guitar pick is a great tool or small screw driver) around case until top pops off, set aside.  The CMOS battery is a round flat cr2... Read more

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In the newly deployed GetWindows10 app, there's an option to "Check your PC" - when I choose this option on my Inspiron 14z, I get:
Windows 10 will work on this PC
This PC can be upgraded but there may be some issues.
Devices
These devices aren't fully compatible with Windows 10
AMD Radeon HD 7570M (with a bluetooth icon beside it??)
You'll experience problems with your display
These devices might not work correctly after the upgrade
Bluetooth Server (with the same bluetooth icon)
Intel Corporation
I'm not inclined to upgrade if it's going to result in problems either with my bluetooth OR my display. Any change that Dell will release updated drivers to address these issues? Other options?

A:Inspiron 14z upgrade to Windows 10 - device issues

JohnWheelr                                                                                     
Unfortunately, we have not received any list of systems that Dell will be making drivers for the hardware installed.

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My trackpad occasionally will just stop working. The buttons become unresponsive as well as the trackpad itself. Only way to temporarily fix it is to reboot. I and many others had this issue on Windows 8.1 but it seemed fixed after updating to the A03 bios. Now, on Windows 10 using the A05 bios, the issue is back. Is anyone else having this problem?

A:Inspiron 7548 Trackpad Issues After Windows 10 Upgrade

I also had some issues, the it was unstable and then after some windows updates it failed to boot. I decided to roll back and will be waiting on the upgrade. Looks like other Inspiron 7548 users are having issues

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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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Greetings.  I am an experienced PC user and have built and upgraded many PC's.  I am going through and upgrading all of my remaining various legacy systems that I can to Windows 10 with limited issues.
I KNOW the Inspiron 1520 is not tested by Dell for Windows 10 compatibility.  Certainly from a hardware power standpoint (T2330 Dual Core Pentium 1.6, 4GB of memory, discrete NVIDIA GeForce 8400M) it passes the Windows 10 minimum.  I have done extensive online searches and a few have reported success while others have had issues. 
I am currently running Windows 7 SP1 32bit which I installed clean when first received.
Anyway, here is my question.  I may decide that it is not worth the hassle to try to get this upgraded to Windows 10 in my usual planned fashion.  However, other people use this on occasion and I suspect that eventually the magic little upgrade icon will show up.
I would think that if a laptop has the specs. to pass the Windows 10 OS test for upgradability and will get the Windows 10 upgrade icon there should be a plan as to how to handle.
Or perhaps there are more people than I found that upgraded successfully. My usual method will not work....upgrade most recent drivers pre-windows 10 upgrade, then after upgrade update all to most recent windows 10 drivers.  The most recent drivers on the Dell site are Vista.
Any thoughts appreciated.
Thanks.

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I know this is a little outdated, but need all the drivers needed and order to install with a fresh cd install of windows 7 sp1

I found the info here years ago and can no longer find it with listed drivers for the upgrade.

I installed windows 7 sp1 and the laptop does not work well, very slow. Did one at a time device driver and tried to update drivers, not any better.

I will do another clean install if I can get the needed info.

Thanks for your help

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My computer is a dell inspiron 14z.

So my wifi was working ok before I upgraded to Windows 8 but afterwards seemed to not even realize it had wifi capabilities. I looked at the Wireless network adapter thing in the device manager and it had a little error icon next to it.

Here's some pictures of the error and device manager that might help maybe.

I've tried updating the driver but it just says that its all good and up to date.

Dell wanted me to pay 120$ for a single customer service session.

I'd be so happy if you guys could fix this.

you guys are awesome thanks
 

A:Dell Inspiron WiFi broke after windows 8 upgrade

120$? to fix a driver issue? That is extortion in my eyes lol.

Anyway I had a quick look on the dell support site and found there are 3 different models for Dell Inspiron 14z Could you tell me which one it is? Also try navigating to the driver downloads page and downloading the wireless network drivers for your model and installing them. Pic Attached

http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/uk/en/ukbsdt1/Product/inspiron-14z-5423

http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/uk/en/ukbsdt1/Product/inspiron-n411z

http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/uk/en/ukbsdt1/Product/inspiron-14z

Had a look at the drivers on each of the models and they only seem to support 64bit Versions of Windows 7 & 8, Do you know if you have 32bit or 64bit edition of windows 8? If you have 32bit then the drivers for the hardware probably wont work.

If you don't you can check it by following this easy guide (I would walk you through it but I havent used windows 8 yet) http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows-8/a/windows-8-64-bit-32-bit.htm
 

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Have new 3847 Inspiron 6847 w/Windows 10 and trying to install GeForce 9400GT graphics card. Cannot get system to recognize the card. Security Boot is off. Is there something that needs to be done with UEFI as well?

A:INSPIRON 3847 W/WINDOWS 10 graphics card upgrade

LEGACY CSM and Option Roms must be ON with secure boot off and then the LEGACY driver must be used.   The latest and Greatest NVIDIA Driver DOES NOT WORK WITH Geforce 7/8/9 series and older cards because NVIDIA Dropped support for them in April 2016.

Version:
340.52  WHQL
Release Date:
2014.7.29
Operating System:
Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit
CUDA Toolkit:
6.5

http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/77224/en-us
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3473/~/eol-windows-driver-support-for-legacy-products
 

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This morning I discovered a Windows 10 logo in my notification toolbar, clicking on it shows that I'm now eligible to download Windows 10 for free.
I have a Dell Inspiron n4110, Core i3 processor, 4 GB of RAM, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I mostly use my laptop to record podcasts, and I specifically need access to recording from the stereo mixer on the sound card. 
Is my laptop ready for Windows 10? Is Windows 10 ready to upgrade my laptop with zero issues?

A:Free Windows 10 Upgrade for Inspiron N4110 - Is It ready?

Hi kamnet,
Currently there are NO compatible Windows 10 drivers available for this model however you will need to check if you can install the Windows 8 0r 7 drivers in compatibility mode in Windows 10.

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I purchased this laptop in 2006. It was running on WIndows 7 Ultimate, and, before gifting it to a friend I thought I'd try applying the WIndows 10 upgrade.
I was a little surprised, but the upgrade worked with no issues. The video driver is the generic WIndows driver, and display function is fine. All functions are working; wireless, touchpad, sound, Office 2013 apps, browsers (chrome, firefox), antivirus, etc. There are no resource-intensive apps loaded; not used for gaming; but for Internet access, basic office apps, etc. it's working well. 
Totally subjective, but seems a little faster than on Windows 7.

A:Inspiron 9400/E1705 successful upgrade to Windows 10

The legacy AGP driver for the Radeon 9XXX card from vista works fine if you have that option.
 

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Dear Dell Support team,
Could you help me, please?
I have just purchased below laptopInspiron 15 7000 Series 7559Service Tag: 7J828B2 
I try to install Windows 10 Professional to replace Windows 10 Home for my laptop but I can not.
How to replace Windows 10 Home by Windows 10 Professional on above laptop Dell.
Thank you in advanced for your support,

A:How to upgrade Windows 10 Professional for Inspiron 15 7000 Series 7559

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
The system has been shipped with Windows 10 Home, the OS activation license is also for Win 10 Home Win 10 Pro can be installed but activation would requiree to purchase license from Microsoft We would not be able to dispatch media for Win 10 Pro or assist with activation as the system order is not inclusive of Win 10 Pro
Thanks
Robin

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Hi everybody and Dell,
Wednesday evening i have changed my operating system from Windows 8.1 Pro on new Windows 10 Pro. Dell wrote your system is tested. After upgrade i´ve installed  all new drivers - 5 items. Four are updated successfully, only AMD driver failed to update. Have tryed everything - no matter AMD dedicated graphics card will not work. PC is slow and crashes are coming. Only one thing help me  - I forbid AMD card and system is working only with integrated Intel HD. Please Dell post new driver!
Thanks

A:Inspiron One 2330 AIO, AMD Radeon HD7650, not working after Windows 10 upgrade?

Hi,
Assuming you have a 64-bit version of Windows on your system please go to the AMD Windows 10 drivers & downloads page to download their latest drivers.  They released them 2 days ago to resolve some issues with Windows 10.
That should, hopefully, resolve your issue.
Todd

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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 have an Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 that I just upgraded to Windows 10. Following the upgrade, automatic screen rotation stopped working, and I could not enable it since the button in the notifications area to do so was grayed out. I also found the checkbox to enable it in the display settings dialog, but after enabling that the screen still refused to auto-rotate.
Note that this function was working fine under Windows 8.1, so I know it can't be a hardware problem.
I then went into Device Manager and removed the two sensor devices, figuring that Windows would detect them and re-install the drivers for them once I rebooted. Unfortunately it didn't, and the sensor devices are still gone in Device Manager. I've never seen a version of Windows that didn't detect missing drivers for existing hardware following a reboot, and re-install them automatically.
Now, every option to enable screen rotation has disappeared, so Windows apparently doesn't know the motion detectors exist.
I've looked everywhere for drivers for these devices so I could install them myself, including the Dell support site using my service code number, and have drawn a complete blank. Where can I obtain the drivers for the sensor devices, or otherwise get this problem fixed?
Please help, a 2-in-1 is pretty useless if I can't get the display to auto-rotate. Thanks in advance!

A:No automatic screen rotation on Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 following Windows 10 upgrade

Well, seems I figured this out...
When you uninstall the sensor devices using Device Manager, Windows 10 does not detect them following a reboot and automatically install drivers like Windows would normally do for any other device (as long as you have that setting enabled in the "Devices and Printers" dialog, it's on by default), as I had previously mentioned.
This is because the sensor drivers for my model laptop (Dell Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 (7348)) are part of the Dell "Intel Chipset Driver" package. There's absolutely no mention of this on the downloads page, which obviously isn't very helpful:
www.dell.com/.../DriversDetails
Once I installed this package, all of the controls for screen rotation reappeared, but they were still grayed out.
Turns out the controls for screen rotation now gray out when you have the laptop open in the "normal" position, that being with the keyboard on your work surface and the screen tilted back as you would normally use any other laptop. Once you either place the laptop on tent orientation or with the keyboard completely folded back, those controls "un-gray" themselves and can then be changed. To the best of my knowledge, this was not the case in Windows 8.1, and it's an easy trap to fall into.
Live and learn I guess, but this isn't an obvious issue that's easily understood, or at least it wasn't to me. Hopefully this helps someone out.

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A couple of days ago I upgraded to Windows 10.  There were no issues or errors with upgrade. Everything went smoothly and everything worked for a couple of days.  I powered the PC off and on a number of times over two or three days.  Today when I turned on the PC it began the boot up process the Dell logo appears then the Windows logo displays briefly then the computer freezes on a grey screen.  
Is this a driver issue?   How can I resolve this issue?

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upgraded my dell inspiron 530 windows vista to windows 7 64 bit, with a new ssd drive. i am using a radeon hd6670 hdmi to my tv for sound.
cannot get sound to work. the realtek driver from dell website wont install.....any help is appreciated!

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Have a brand new just delivered yesterday Win 8.1 Inspiron 15/7000 laptop. Completed Windows 10 upgrade this morning, Win 10 disabled Inspiron 15/7000 Touch Screen.  Where do I go to re-enable touch screen?

A:Windows 10 upgrade disabled Inspiron 15/7000 Touch Screen

Same issue.  After Windows 10 upgrade, touch screen does not work, even though driver says it is current (HID - Touchscreen).
Dell Inspiron 15/7548
Driver Version: 10.0.10240.16384

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Last week I purchased a new desktop from Dell.com. The desktop comes with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit pre-installed and also came with a free copy of Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. Windows 10 came with the desktop in the form of a DVD that I have picutred here: http://i.imgur.com/Z3N84IS.jpg
Does anyone have experience using the Windows 10 Pro 64-bit upgrade disc that comes with this desktop?[/b]
Here is the product page for the desktop: www.dell.com/.../pd
I popped the included disc in, rebooted the computer, and then hit F12 to boot from the disc. The disc ran and I attempted to select the option to install Windows 10 and keep my files that are on the drive. It attempted to install but then stopped because there was a "partition missing". So instead, I then tried another option which was to wipe the entire drive clean and install Windows 10. That didn't work either because drive is locked.
Here is a link to an Imgur album I created: http://imgur.com/a/JprJf - This album includes photos I took of the Windows 10 install process so you can see what I am dealing with.

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No problems with a HP laptop. On this laptop my screen settings, color and text will not hold after
a reboot or restart. Screen information did not up date from 1703. Intel driver was just updated to 22.20.16.4735   7/7/17
Wonder if this driver is too new ?

A:Windows 10 new upgrade to 1709 screen problems Inspiron 15 7000

Looks like that driver was too new. Removed it, and all is back to normal.

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Has anyone had any success with this upgrade going from Win7 to Windows 10?  What were the issues you had?

A:upgrade windows 7 to Windows 10 for Inspiron 17 N7010

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Ideally you should not have issues upgrading as long as all the drivers and updates are installed on the system .
Kindly let us know if there are any issues.
Thanks
Robin

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I have upgraded my laptop from the original Windows 7 to Windows 10 and would like some advice about the configuration of the mSata SSD.  My understanding of the situation is that the mSata drive is (or at least should be!) configured effectively as a cache for the C drive, storing the most frequently used files and therefore offering some of the benefits of an SSD whilst at the same time keeping the storage capacity of a conventional hard disk drive - in much the same way as Seagate did with their Momentus XT drives.
Following the Windows 10 upgrade, I am not sure that the mSata drive is still working as it should and I can find no documentation to assist me on the subject. Also, since the price of mSata SSDs has dropped substantially, I would like to consider the option of replacing the existing 32Gb SSD with a bigger one - say 128Gb, which at least in theory should give a very useful speed boost cost effectively.
Can anyone provide any further advice on the configuration of the mSata on the 7720, and whether what I am proposing is actually a feasible option?
Many thanks.

A:Inspiron 17R SE 7720 - Checking configuration of mSata drive following Windows 10 upgrade.

Upgrading to Windows 10 generally breaks IRST, which then must be reconfigured (see below).
Yes, a native SSD is far faster than even a hybrid setup -- but 128 G is very confining for use as a boot drive.  Consider 256G a more practical minimum size for a Windows boot partition.  Also remember that the mSATA interface in this system is 3G, not 6G -- so you won't get the full speed boost you would from installing a 6G SATA 2.5" SSD in place of the hard drive.
It's also true that mSATA (which this system uses) is now obsolete technology - it's being rapidly supplanted by M.2 form factor drives (which your system cannot use).
This is the documentation for installing IRST
www.dell.com/.../SLN286337

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I recently updated to windows 10 but the Waves Maxx audio is not working properly. It doesn't start automatically at startup (it is not disabled in task manager) and the audio is cracking both in speaker as well as in all my headphones and earphones. I've reinstalled the driver from Dell's official site several times but nothing works. My windows 10 OS is up to date with anniversary update. In device manager all the drivers are installed.

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Dell Inspiron 1525 with Vista. Bought Windows 7 and followed all the online and book instructions to install.
Now when I turn the computer on, the pretty Windows 7 screen opens and asks for my password then immediately turns to a black screen where all this information is scrolling so fast I can barely read it.
I can see something about Windows did not shut down properly...and crash dump files...

HELP!??!?!?

I can get into Safe mode but "run windows normally" takes me through the same loop as above over and over.

What am I missing here!?!!??

Parker
 

A:Dell Inspiron 1525 Vista upgrade to Windows 7 = crash dump

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After upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7, the internal microphone on my DELL Inspiron 1525 does not work. When checking in the Control Panel > Sounds, the only device options are for the external microphone connection to the jack... Please help!

A:DELL Inspiron 1525 Internal Microphone Not Working After Windows 7 Upgrade

Hi vinnyspice,
 
According to Dell's website, this laptop's drivers are only for Windows Vista. You contact Dell and see if there is any update available.
 
In the meantime, try downloading and installing the chipset driver and the sound card driver for Windows Vista and see if the issue can be resolved. You can download
them
HERE.
 
Also, run Windows Update to see if it helps.
 
Regards,
Linda
 
 

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1.  Automatic Windows 10 upgrade on July 12th.
2.  Since then, can get to log-in screen, but....
3.  Sometimes get the black screen of death (no icons or anything)
4.  Sometimes get a bright pink screen that is in a hibernating loop which you cannot get out of without rebooting computer.
Have tried to boot up in Safe Mode, but cannot get there.
Have gone into F2 for Setup.  No Help.
Have attached external monitor.  The external monitor reflects what is on the Dell computer screen.
Have searched online for what to do with black screen of death.  Cannot use computer.
Frustrating.  Will appreciate assistance.  Thank you.

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I recently updated to windows 10 but the Bluetooth is not working properly. It doesn't connect to my phone to playing music on my laptop.  I've uninstalled and deleted the driver from device manager and then reinstalled the driver from Dell's official site several times but nothing works. My windows 10 OS is up to date with anniversary update.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Bluetooth is not connecting as audio device to my phone after Windows 10 upgrade

Hi vipin yadav,
Thanks for posting!
Please go to the drivers and downloads page and insert your service tag so that the website can determine what exact drivers you need for your system.  Scroll down to the network section and locate the wifi/bluetooth driver you need.  Information here can assist you with the proper installation.  Thanks.
Regards,Robert

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Hey everyone, I recently purchased an ADATA Ultimate SU800 256GB SSD and installed it in my Inspiron 7537. However, when I leave the computer on for extended periods of time the computer will crash and bluescreen, reboot, and the BIOS says there is no boot disk to be found. The strange thing is, the computer will boot back up with no issues after the power is turned completely off. 
At first, I thought this might be an issue with the drive itself, but I've tried multiple disk utilities (including CrystalDisk and the native disk utility in Windows) and they've all reported that the SSD is functioning. 
I've installed all the latest drivers from the dell support page, I've flashed the latest BIOS version, I've installed the most current version of windows 10 and verified the installation files. I can't seem to think of any reason for this to be happening other than the laptop is either broken or incompatible, both of which seem highly unlikely considering it was working fine before I instlalled the drive, and it is a newer machine and shouldn't be incompatible with a SATA drive. 
Another thing to note is, connecting the old HDD through USB via an external casing causes the issue to happen much faster, and sometimes will yield the windows recovery menu (suggesting it was trying to boot from the HDD)
Any ideas would be greatly appreciated! I've tried everything but I'm stumped. 

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Hi, everyone. I recently restored to its factory condition my laptop which is a Dell Windows Vista. It had been running smoothly before, however it was giving me blue screens. I restored it and now for several days now, this computer has been running way too slow. I need to know what I can do to fix this, and why it's going this slow.

Thanks!
 

A:Windows Vista Inspiron 1420 Slow After Factory Restore

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