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Synaptics Touchpad Driver
This package provides Synaptics Touchpad Driver and is supported on Inspiron 3521/5521/3721/5721 and Vostro 2521 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Release Date 10/29/2013
Importance: Recommended
Version: 17.0.8.1,A06

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File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
File Name:

Input_Driver_C00G9_WN_17.0.8.1_A06.EXE

Description: Dell Update Packages in Microsoft Windows 32-bit format can be deployed on Microsoft 64-bit operating systems by implementing the WOW64 emulation applications. WOW64 is a standard feature on most Microsoft operating systems.
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File Size: 56MB

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Description

This package provides Synaptics Touchpad Driver and is supported on Inspiron 3521/5521/3721/5721 and Vostro 2521 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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).

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 15 3521
Inspiron 15R 5521
Inspiron 17 3721
Inspiron 17R 5721
Vostro 2521
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows 8 32-bit
MS Windows 8 64-bit

Applies to

  • Synaptics Touchpad

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable Enhancements - Adjusted scroll speed for using free scrolling

Installation instructions

            
Dell Update Package (DUP) Instructions
Download
1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

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

Download

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or 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
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\Rxxxxx".(Where 'Rxxxx' is the name of the file to be downloaded). 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 Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\Rxxxxx" (where 'Rxxxx' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            
        

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MD5:
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Input_Driver_C00G9_WN_17.0.8.1_A06.EXE
SHA1:
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Input_Driver_C00G9_WN_17.0.8.1_A06.EXE
SHA-256:
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Input_Driver_C00G9_WN_17.0.8.1_A06.EXE

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