rboricua
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Base System Device drivers

i got a clean installation of windows 7 home premium  on my inspiron 1420.  where can a find the base system device driver?

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ieee488
7 Gold

Re: Base System Device drivers

http://support.dell.com

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Bay Wolf
6 Gallium

Re: Base System Device drivers

I looked and I see that Dell does not have Windows 7 drivers for the Inspiron 1420.

You might try downloading Intel's chipset drivers for the Intel 965 that supports Windows 7.


 

 

 

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TheRealFireblad
5 Iridium

Re: Base System Device drivers

Welcome to the forums

 

 

By all means follow the advice offered by Bay Wolf, but the "base system device driver" is usually the media card reader - specifically

And drivers for the media card reader are not included with the chipset drivers. They have to be downloaded/installed separately.  

 

If it's a 32bit version of Windows 7 HP you've installed, the Vista 32bit drivers provided by Dell *might* work?

If it's a 64bit version of Windows 7 - or the Vista 32bit drivers don't work - then you'll just have to try and source suitable drivers elsewhere I'm afraid.

That's the chance you take if/when you decide to upgrade to Windows 7, and Dell don't provide Windows 7 drivers.

From experience, I've found that:   “Beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder”!!

 

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4GB (2x 2GB) Patriot Signature PC2-5400 @ 667MHz
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Integrated 2MP Webcam
Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth 2.0 Module
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230W AC Adapter / 9-cell Lithium-Ion Battery

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)

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