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Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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Has anybody upgraded from WIN 7 to 10 on that machine? Any problems occur? Everythig works fine? Stay with WIN 7 or go with WIN 10?

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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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Hi ksproboszcz,

Currently there are NO compatible Windows 10 drivers available for this particular model however you will need to check if you can install the Windows 7 drivers in compatibility mode in Windows 10.

Also, there will be no Windows 10 drivers as these model did not come with Windows 8 or 8.1 driver. Please check for the Windows 10 driver availability after the Windows 10 release. 

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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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You can check if there are drivers for win10. If there are't any on dell.com, you can download a driver from the official website of the hardware manufacturer. for example the motherboard may be from asus. or you can find some tutorial on my blog http://www.driverscollection.net/ thank you

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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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For older models pretty much all the system drivers will be inbuilt to Windows 10 or automatically obtained via Windows Updates.

Dr Philip Yip
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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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Hard to believe. Too many issues occur after upgrading. I don't trust M$. Stay with W7. New W10's features aren't crucial/useful for me so I gonna stay with W7 that runs smoothly on N5010. I'll have bought new laptop with better OS than W10 (hope so) by 2020 when W7 support comes to the end.

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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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For instructions on Upgrading see here:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/a-clean-install-of-windows/a-clean-install-of-windows-10/u...

Dr Philip Yip
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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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OK, but N5010 isn't supported by DELL and many problems occurred. So the question is: Will W10 run properly on N5010? I don't think so...

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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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Upgrade installs are usually problematic but the initial upgrade is necessary to register your system as a Windows 10 Device. Failure to do so will lead to an unactivated Windows 10 product. For this reason, I recommend upgrading and then making the Recovery Drive and Clean Reinstalling with it.

Dr Philip Yip
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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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OK, got it. Have you tried to upgrade N5010 in this way? I'd do this if I knew it work fine on N5010.

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RE: Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

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I don't have an Inspiron N5010 but I have upgraded a Latitude D820 (which is much older), Latitude E5510 (which is about the same age) and an Inspiron 13 7347 (which is new) all successfully.

Dr Philip Yip
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