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Inspiron 6400 USB Driver Question

I had to reformat my hard drive, and when I reinstalled windows I "think" I installed all of the drivers properly, but when I plug my webcam in it says I should use a 2.0 port.  When I used it before I formatted the hard drive it didn't say that, so I know the port used to be 2.0.  Of the four USB ports, only one seems to be operating at 2.0.  Try and try as I might I just can't seem to get the right drivers or the right installation sequence to get these 2.0 ports working.  Any advice?  Thanks for the help.

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Re: Inspiron 6400 USB Driver Question

You need the Dell notebook system software, the Intel chipset driver and Service Pack 3 (assuming this is XP).



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Re: Inspiron 6400 USB Driver Question

Media Direct should've been installed first - even before the OS, then the drivers in the following order:  Drivers installation order emoticon.Idea.title


Do you have the 'Drivers & Utilities' disc you got with the system?

Those will at least get you up and running, but you should then visit the 'Drivers & Downloads' page (link at the bottom of this page - under 'Support'), and download/install the latest drivers - especially chipset, network, video, and audio.

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


XPS M1730:

Smoke Grey Magnesium Alloy Chassis - with White LED Backlights
17" UltraSharp WUXGA Widescreen TFT (1920 x 1200) with TrueLife
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9300 @ 2.50GHz (800 MHz FSB, 4MB L2 cache)
4GB (2x 2GB) Patriot Signature PC2-5400 @ 667MHz
DUAL 512MB Nvidia 8800M GTX cards in SLi + 128MB Ageia PhysX
640GB SATA II (2x 320GB WD Scorpio Black 7200rpm)
8x Super-Multi DVD±RW
Creative X-Fi Notebook (ExpressCard) + Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II
Integrated 2MP Webcam
Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth 2.0 Module
Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N Mini-Card
TV Tuner and Dell Travel Remote Control
4-in-1 Flash Card Reader (SSD/MMC/MS Pro/xD)

230W AC Adapter / 9-cell Lithium-Ion Battery

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)

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