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Dell Notebook System Software, v.5.3.1, A27
Notebook System Software (NSS) is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system. Install the NSS program to gain support for Dell 3.5-inch USB floppy drives, Intel Pentium-M processors, CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD drives, Infrared (IR) communications, and USB devices. NSS is necessary for correct operation of your Dell portable computer, including the Dell D/Bay, D/Dock, D/Port, and D/View family of docking devices. NSS automatically detects your computer and operating system and installs the updates appropriate for your configuration.
Release Date: 10/7/2007
Importance: Optional
Version: 5.3.1,A27

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File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

R161278.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 9MB

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Description

Notebook System Software (NSS) is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system. Install the NSS program to gain support for Dell 3.5-inch USB floppy drives, Intel Pentium-M processors, CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD drives, Infrared (IR) communications, and USB devices. NSS is necessary for correct operation of your Dell portable computer, including the Dell D/Bay, D/Dock, D/Port, and D/View family of docking devices. NSS automatically detects your computer and operating system and installs the updates appropriate for your configuration.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

Notebook System Software is critical for the correct operation of USB devices, including the Dell D/Bay, D/Dock, D/Port, and D/View. The Windows XP Media Center Edition Operating System requires the "English" version of the Notebook System Software application, no matter which locale you may have selected.

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 1520
Precision M2300
Precision M6300
Vostro 1700
XPS M1730
Operating Systems
MS Windows 2000
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • Notebook System Software

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Added support for new systems. 2. Fix for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB933906: non-functional DVI port on docking station in Windows XP x64 Edition.

Installation instructions

            
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R161278.EXE

Download

1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP 
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In: 
window appears. 
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to 
select Desktop and click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close.  The file 
icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R161278.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R161278. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. 
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor 
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R161278 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            
        

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