Driver Details

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

Fixes & Enhancements

- 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.

- 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)


Version 5.3.6, A30


System Utilities

Release date

30 May 2013

Last Updated

30 May 2013


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R181862.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 12 MB
Format 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
Not available
Not available
Not available

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit
Applies to
Notebook System Software
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File


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.


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.
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.
My download lists
Sign In

My Download List-#1

Video Tutorials

Using the Latest Device Drivers (00:02:05)
Learn more about device driver software, how to check current driver versions, and use Dell's support website to download and install the latest driver versions. Closed captions available in many languages.

Drivers help and tutorials

Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

My download lists

My download lists enables you to create and save lists of drivers to install at a later time. Lists can only be saved by logging into your existing account or creating a new one, and selecting “Save this list.”
Learn more

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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