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Dell Notebook System Software Utility

This package provides the Dell Notebook System Software Utility and is supported on Inspiron Notebook, Latitude, Precision, Vostro Notebook and XPS Notebook models running the following Windows Operating System: Windows 2000 and XP

Version

  • Version 5.3.6, A30

Applies to

Notebook System Software;

Date

Release date
18 Jun 2008
Last Updated
30 May 2013

Importance

Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R181862.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 12MB
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.


Important Information

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. 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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Fixed for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB895953: Memory leak in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.
- Fixed for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB900722: Ink programs may close unexpectedly in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.
- Fixed for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB920295: The mouse pointer or pen pointer behavior is irregular in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.
- Fixed for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB922006: The stylus pen may no longer work after you install a hotfix for Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.

Enhancements
- Updated to latest version of Microsoft hot fix: KB896256 (Windows XP SP2)
- Updated to latest version of Microsoft SDIO hot fix: replace KB934428 with KB946629. (Windows XP SP2)

Installation instructions

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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