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shane12345
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dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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hello, i,ve just bought a 2nd hand dell inspiron 6400 with no drivers cd's, i,ve installed a fresh copy of xp but now need to know which drivers to download off this dell site and which order to install them, (i,ve had a couple of trys now and am starting to pull my hair out) any help would be much appreciated -shane-

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Davet50
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Re: dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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Hello shane12345 and welcome to the Dell forums

Let get you up and running by doing this

Go HERE for the correct order you will need to follow to reload all the drivers for your system

You will find all the driver you need HERE 

Now that's the easy part. For finding drivers for listings that have multiple listings, like network, video, audio and such if you are not sure exactly what hardware is in the system you can go HERE, enter the service tag and choose orginal configuration. This will pull up a listing of all the stuff that came with the system when it was shipped. The list can be somewhat cryptic so if your not sure or have any questions you can post it back here making sure you do not post the service tag number.

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shane12345
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Re: dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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Nice work Dave, Did exactly what you said and its now sorted thanks for everything.

-shane-

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Davet50
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Re: dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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Good news. Glad to have helped. Happy computing.

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shannon17
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Re: dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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I have the same issues but can no longer find the drivers.

I am getting a 404 - File or directory not found.

Most importantly I cannot get my wireless adapter working on my 6400 after I reinstalled Windows XP Pro.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Shannon

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Davet50
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Re: dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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Shannon17

there are some very weird things going on with the Dell support site.  I have sent this issue up to the line to hopefully get this resolved.

Since you did just reinstall XP do you have your original drivers disk? If you do you need to follow the  steps HERE(step 5)

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to reload all the drivers. IT is important that you first install the Notebook system software(if there is on for your model) Followed by the chipset drivers in order to set up all the proper communication between the OS and your system hardware.

IF you don't have the disk then until they get this driver issue fixed you are pretty much out of luck.

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shannon17
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Re: dell inspiron 6400 drivers

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Dave,

Thanks for the quick response, and for sending the issue up line.  Hopefully Dell responds in a timely fashion.  I will check back regularly to see if there's any progress.

Shannon

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kmack831
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I just rebuilt a 6400 off the XP Home disc.  And cant find any drivers on the Dell site.  Whats going on???

 

 

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Davet50
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There are some issues with the drives site. The powers to be are aware of it and are in the process of getting it fixed. All we can do is hope it is before the weekend

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kmack831
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some how i was directed to drivers for Inspiron E1505.  The NIC and Wifi and the ATI video and Audio drivers work from that. 

Thanks

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