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elixir19
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Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

Hello mates,

I have inspiron 1525 which i bought in last November. I am very much satisfied with my laptop coz till date i never experienced any issue with my vista ultimate 32 bit over my inspiron 1525.

Now i am thinking to change my OS to Windows 7 coz i find everywhere windows 7.

So i downloaded windows 7 ultimate 32 bit  and is willing to install over my inspiron 1525.

I have some queries regarding it :-

1. I want my dell media direct to work as it was working with my vista. I am afraid with compatibility with windows 7 32 bit? Is there any issue with media direct and windows 7 32 bit?

2. I have integrated web cam and i found in forum some issue with it after installing windows 7. But I want to any cure available for it or not?

3. Also LAN have some driver issue with windows 7? please give me the correct driver link.

4. Quick-set is also having some problem according to forum posts i observed.please let me know the fix for it?

 5. Card Reader driver also needed .

6. Video (Graphics driver) also needed.

7. Touchpad has also some scrolling issue.

Please give me the updated drivers for my inspiron 1525 which work flawlessly with windows 7 (32 bit)

I request senior member to please help me out by posting the links of drivers which i can use to fix these issue. I am noob and also a girl so i dont have that much technical knowledge.

Thanks

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elixir19
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Re: Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

 

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Report

Computer Name:

 

Operating System:

Windows Vista Ultimate

CPU:

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5800 @ 2.00GHz

Memory:

2.0 GB

Information about upgrading to 32-bit Windows 7

System

Details

Upgrade options available

You can upgrade to 32-bit Windows 7 Ultimate.

Go online to get detailed instructions on how to upgrade

7.2 GB free space available on C:

You need at least 16 GB of free space on your hard disk to install 32-bit Windows 7. You can make room by removing unwanted files from your hard disk, or contact your PC manufacturer or retailer to see if a hard disk with more capacity is available for your PC. You could also do a custom installation on another hard disk.

Learn more about custom installation

Windows Mail, Parental Controls (Web Filtering), and Ultimate Extras

These features are no longer included in Windows 7. You can get similar programs for Windows 7 from other software manufacturers.

Go to the Microsoft website to learn more

More info from Dell Inc.

Dell Inc. has a website that might give you more information about getting Windows 7 running on your PC.

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Windows Aero support

Your graphics adapter supports the Windows Aero user interface.

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CPU speed: 2.0 GHz

Your CPU meets the 1 GHz minimum requirement.

2.0 GB of RAM

Your PC meets the 1 GB minimum requirement.

       

Devices

Status

Details

Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card

Broadcom

Unknown

We don't have compatibility information about this device.

       

     

Ricoh Memory Stick Host Controller

Ricoh Company

Check Windows Update

Check Windows Update after installing Windows 7 to make sure you have the latest driver for this device, otherwise it may not work.

     

Ricoh SD/MMC Host Controller

Ricoh Company

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Check Windows Update after installing Windows 7 to make sure you have the latest driver for this device, otherwise it may not work.

Ricoh xD-Picture Card Controller

Ricoh Company

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Programs

Status

Details

Cisco PEAP Module

version 1.0.12

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Update available

We don't have compatibility information about this version of the program.

Get an update to a compatible version

Marvell Miniport Driver

version 10.22.6.3

Marvell

Update available

We don't have compatibility information about this version of the program.

Modem Diagnostic Tool

version 1.0.20.0

Dell

Known issues

You may experience issues running this program on Windows 7. Before upgrading, we recommend uninstalling this program.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
       
     

     

     

     

     

     

 
         

 

 

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elixir19
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Re: Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

I successfully installed windows 7 on my inspiron 1525 but encountered some problems like my bluetooth is able to send files to other device but not able to receive. My laptop is discoverable but not getting files from other device. During installation of drivers a error occurs which tell me that Bluetooth peripheral have some issue and cant be installed. Also i installed Media direct after installing windows 7. (I have media direct partition in hard drive which i made previously) but i am afraid to use it. Do i need to install media direct from start as i did it before ? or just installing media direct works for me?

Please help

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elixir19
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Re: Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

Media direct is working flawlessly Smiley Happy

Now i need driver fix for bluetooth and fix for my Creative Labs Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy ADVANCED HD.

Anyone help me

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Re: Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

 

Now i need driver fix for bluetooth and fix for my Creative Labs Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy ADVANCED HD.

 

Re bluetooth:  Have you tried the Vista bluetooth drivers?

Re Creative Sound Blaster Audigy Advanced MB:  If it doesn't work when you run the setup file in 'Vista compatibility' mode, then... like quite a few other forum members... you're snookered

Although Dell have apparently released an update for the X-Fi version of Advanced MB, they haven't released one for the Audigy version.

Whether the blame for that lies with Dell or Creative however, I'm not sure?

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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elixir19
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Re: Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

Bluetooth is fixed by installing R226750 which is made for 370

Now i have Audigy sound blaster and dell diagnostic utility issue left ...

I am trying to install dell diagnostic utility but it is giving error that parson is corrupt or not found... I am sure that partition is there. Some one please help me how to repair or install dell diagnostic utility...

 

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subbu04264
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Re: Inspiron 1525 and windows 7 (32 bit) ?

Hello mates,

I have inspiron 1525 which i bought in last November. I am very much satisfied with my laptop coz till date i never experienced any issue with my vista ultimate 32 bit over my inspiron 1525.

Now i am thinking to change my OS to Windows 7 coz i find everywhere windows 7.

So i downloaded windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and is willing to install over my inspiron 1525.

I have some queries regarding it :-

1. I want my dell media direct to work as it was working with my vista. I am afraid with compatibility with windows 7 32 bit? Is there any issue with media direct and windows 7 32 bit?

2. I have integrated web cam and i found in forum some issue with it after installing windows 7. But I want to any cure available for it or not?

3. Also LAN have some driver issue with windows 7? please give me the correct driver link.

4. Quick-set is also having some problem according to forum posts i observed.please let me know the fix for it?

5. Card Reader driver also needed .

6. Video (Graphics driver) also needed.

7. Touchpad has also some scrolling issue.

Please give me the updated drivers for my inspiron 1525 which work flawlessly with windows 7 (32 bit)

I request senior member to please help me out by posting the links of drivers which i can use to fix these issue. I am noob and also a girl so i dont have that much technical knowledge.

Thanks

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