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Dell Desktop System Software, v.1.17.5, A10

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.


  • Version 1.17.5, A10


Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows XP
  • MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

Desktop System Software;


Release date
21 Apr 2008
Last Updated
12 Mar 2013


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).

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R160758.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Adds support for new systems.

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