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Latitude E7240: Windows 8 Driver Install Order


Article Summary: Windows 8 driver install list and order of model: Latitude E7240


Windows 8

After a clean installation of the Microsoft® Windows 8 operating system, you must install the following drivers / software packages:


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The below driver list is based from driver installation from the Resource DVD on a basic Latitude E7240 system without any additional optional card.

Drivers can be downloaded from www.dell.com/support/drivers
Notice:
See article ID: 613365 Checking Hardware Configuration for help identifying Video controllers and other hardware components.

1.


Chipset



Check if the chipset driver is installed by looking at Device Manager (shown below). Install the Intel chipset update from the www.dell.com/support/drivers website or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD. If you are installing from the DVD, choose:

Windows 8>Chipset Drivers>Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility.




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2.


Intel Unified AMT 9 Management Interface Driver

Install the Intel Management Engine 9.0 Driver from www.dell.com/support/drivers

Windows 8>Chipset Drivers>Intel Management Engine 9.0

This will install the PCI Serial Port and PCI Simple Communications Controller as listed in the 'Other devices'.


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Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Driver (optional for Win 8)

Optional as Windows 8 wiil install the default native USB 3.0 driver.

Install the Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Driver from www.dell.com/support/drivers

Windows 8>Chipset Drivers>Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Driver.

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


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4.


O2Micro OZ600xxx Memory Card

Install the media card driver from www.dell.com/support/drivers

Choose Windows 8>Chipset Drivers>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/drivers or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

Windows 8>Chipset Drivers >ST Microelectronics Free Fall Sensor.


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6.


Video



Notice:
See article ID: 613365 Checking Hardware Configuration for help identifying Video controllers and other hardware components.

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

If you are installing from the disc, choose Windows 8 > Video Drivers > Intel HD Graphics Family.



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7.


Audio


By default Windows 8 installed a generic audio driver for the IDT chipset however do proceed with the Realtek 3226 Audio Audio update from the www.dell.com/support/drivers website or from the Dell Resource DVD. If you are installing from the disc, choose:

Windows 8>Audio Drivers>Realtek 3226 Audio.


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9.


Network controller

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 Gigabit Platform LAN Network Device. update from www.dell.com/support/drivers or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD. If you are installing from the disc, choose:

Windows 8>Network Drivers>Intel I2xx/825xx Gigabit Platform LAN Network Device.





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10.


Dell Wireless Controller


Always verify the type of WLAN or WWAN card installed in a system before proceed to install the driver.

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 Dell Wireless WLAN 1550 Half MiniCard. Install the Dell Wireless WLAN 1550 Half MiniCard update from www.dell.com/support/drivers or from the Dell Resource DVD.

Windows 8>Network Drivers>Dell Wireless WLAN 1550 Half MiniCard





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13.


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 www.dell.com/support/drivers or by inserting the Dell Resource DVD.

Windows 8>Input Drivers>Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad


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Article ID: SLN151683

Last Date Modified: 09/15/2017 04:08 AM


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