Driver Details

Microsoft Windows OS Patches and QFEs, A03

USB registry patch for Windows XP, multi-system.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enables S3 wake functionality for Dell systems running Windows XP and
utilizing a USB HID (Human Interface Device) device


Version A03, A03


System Utilities

Release date

14 Nov 2001

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Eable_S3.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 29KB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

Applies to

Windows OS Patches and QFEs

Installation instructions

Save the file eable_S3.exe to your hard drive. After the file has
downloaded, double click on the file and follow the instructions to
extract the files to the hard drive. The default directory is C:\Dell.
After extracting the files, follow the instructions that appear on the
install.txt to complete the installation. The Enable_s3.reg can be located
in the default directory (C:\Dell).

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