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Latitude E6540: Windows 7 Driver Installation Guide



Article Summary: This article provides information on the correct order to install drivers for Windows 7 on a Latitude E6540 system.




NOTE: Please use this page only as a guide, illustrating how Device Manager will look during driver install. The below driver list is based from driver installation from the Resource DVD on a basic Latitude E6540 system without any additional optional cards.
Drivers can also be downloaded from www.dell.com/support

Microsoft Windows 7





IMPORTANT: After a fresh Windows installation, always install the Intel chipset driver utility first. After that, you can install the rest of the devices' drivers in any sequence. The below driver list is based on driver installation from the Resource DVD.


  1. Chipset Drivers - Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility
  2. Chipset Drivers - Intel Unified AMT Management Interface Driver
  3. Chipset Drivers - Intel USB3.0 xHCI Driver
  4. Chipset Drivers - O2Micro OZ600xxx Memory Card
  5. Chipset Drivers - ST Microelectronics Free Fall Sensor
  6. Video Drivers - Intel UMA HD Graphics 4600
  7. Video Drivers - AMD MARS-XTX
  8. Audio Drivers - Realtek 3226 Audio
  9. Dell Data Protection Apps - Dell Data Protection|Access --Installer Package
  10. Network Drivers - Intel I217 LM Gigabit Ethernet
  11. Network Drivers - Intel WiFi Link 6xxx Series WLAN Half-Mini Card
  12. Input Drivers - Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad




1. Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility


Check if the chipset driver is installed by looking at Device Manager (shown below). Install the Intel chipset update from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the DVD, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers>Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility.




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2. Intel Unified AMT 7 Management Interface Driver


Install the Intel Unified AMT 7 Management Interface Driver from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.
If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers>Intel Unified AMT 7 Management Interface Driver.

This will install the PCI simple communications controller as listed in the 'Other devices' list below.




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3. Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Driver


Install the Intel USB 3.0 xHCI driver from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.
If you use the disc, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers>Intel USB 3.0 xHCI.

This driver is needed for the support of USB 3.0 devices that are connected to the system directly.




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4. O2Micro OZ600xxx Memory Card


Install the media card driver from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.
If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers>O2Micro OZ600xxx Memory Card.

This will install the updated media card driver with O2Micro OZ600xxx Memory Card.




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5. ST Microelectronics Free Fall Sensor


Check if the ST Microelectronics Free Fall Sensor driver is installed by looking at Device Manager (shown below).
Install the driver from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Chipset Drivers >ST Microelectronics Free Fall Sensor.




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NOTE: If the system supports AMD MARS-XTX, be sure to install the Intel HD Video driver first, follow by the AMD driver installation

6. Intel UMA HD Graphics 4600


Check if the video driver is installed by looking at Device Manager (shown below).
Install the Intel GMA HD4600 driver update from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Video Drivers>Intel UMA HD 4600.




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7. AMD MARS-XTX


Check if the video driver is installed by looking at Device Manager (shown below).
Install the AMD MARS-XTX driver update from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Video Drivers>AMD MARS-XTX .




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8. Realtek 3226 Audio


By default Windows 7 installed a generic audio driver for the Realtek chipset however do proceed with the Realtek 3226 Audio update from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Audio Drivers> Realtek 3226 Audio.




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9. Install the Dell Data Protection | Access --Installer Package


Install the Dell Data Protection | Access --Installer Package from the Dell Resource DVD.
Choose Windows 7>Dell Data Protection>Install the Dell Data Protection | Access --Installer Package.

This will install the following software:

  • Dell Control Vault
  • Dell Data Protection Access Application
  • Dell Smartcard Reader for Windows 7


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10. Intel I217 LM Gigabit Ethernet


Check if the network card driver is installed by looking at Device Manager shown below. It will show an exclamation mark on Ethernet Controller.
Install the Intel I2xx/825xx 10/100/1000 Ethernet Network Drivers from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Network Drivers>I217 LM Gigabit Ethernet




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11. WiFi Link 6xxx Series WLAN Half-Mini Card


Check if the WLAN driver is installed by looking at Device Manager shown below. It will show an exclamation mark on Network Controller. For this example, we're using the Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN WLAN card.
Install the Intel WiFi Link 6xxx Series WLAN Half-Mini Card update from www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Network Drivers>Intel WiFi Link 6xxx Series WLAN Half-Mini Card




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12. Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad

Check if the touchpad driver is installed by looking at Device Manager shown below.
Install the Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad update from http://www.dell.com/support or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 7>Input Drivers>Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad




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ID de l'article : SLN284338

Date de la dernière modification : 01/26/2015 05:03 AM


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