tvr2500m
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XPS 17 (L701x) Win 7 to Win 8 Settings Controls Don't Work

I upgraded my XPS 17 (L701x) from Win 7 to Win 8. All's great, but a couple of things aren't working. In this case, the Mobility Center, Instant Launch Manager, and the WaveTek Audio control touch buttons/controls above the keyboard. The latter two don't do anything when touched. The settings button launches a pop up dialog, but not the mobility center.

Can I get these to work like they did under Win 7.

Thoughts?

Thanks.

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Re: XPS 17 (L701x) Win 7 to Win 8 Settings Controls Don't Work

Hi tvr2500m,

XPS 17 (L701x) has not been tested on windows 8 and hence you may not find the drivers on the Dell site. Please find the list below for windows 8 supported models.

http://dell.to/11Zg8yS

Thanks and Regards
Harish M
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tvr2500m
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Re: XPS 17 (L701x) Win 7 to Win 8 Settings Controls Don't Work

Thanks for the reply. Yes, the L702x is supported, but not the 701x. Should bought just a little bit later 😉 Oh, well. But are the two machines that much different?

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Re: XPS 17 (L701x) Win 7 to Win 8 Settings Controls Don't Work

Hi tvr2500m,

The differences what I find is the chipset and the processor. Unfortunately Dell has not tested Windows 8 on L701x. Am sorry about the situation.

Thanks and Regards
Harish M
#iworkfordell

To learn more about Dell Products, Services, and Drivers, click Here
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