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Dell Desktop System Software, v.1.17.8, A11
Desktop System Software (DSS) is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system. Install the DSS program to gain support for Dell 3.5-inch USB floppy drives, CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD drives, and USB devices. DSS is necessary for correct operation of your Dell computer. DSS automatically detects your computer and operating system and installs the updates appropriate for your configuration.
Release Date 4/17/2008
Importance: Recommended
Version: 1.17.8,A11

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

Dell_Desktop-System-Software_A11_R176236.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: 3MB

Previous Versions

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Description

Desktop System Software (DSS) is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system. Install the DSS program to gain support for Dell 3.5-inch USB floppy drives, CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD drives, and USB devices. DSS is necessary for correct operation of your Dell computer. DSS automatically detects your computer and operating system and installs the updates appropriate for your configuration.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

Note: Installation of Dell System Software is required for the correct operation of your computer system. If you are reinstalling Windows it is important that this software be installed first.

Compatibility

Systems
Vostro 410
XPS 630
XPS 630 XP
XPS 730
Operating Systems
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • Desktop System Software

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Adds support for new systems.

Installation instructions

            
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R176236.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 R176236.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R176236. 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\R176236 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            
        

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