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Windows 7: Dell Optiplex 755 Driver

18 Oct 2010   #1

 
 
Dell Optiplex 755 Driver

Hey Guys & Gals,

I Installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit On My Dell Optiplex 755, I Updated All My Drivers, But 2 Pieces Of Hardware Do Not Have Drivers Even After Updates. They Are,..PCI Serial Port & PCI Simple Communications Controller. Has Anybody Found Any Compatible Drivers For This Yet, It Will Be 5 Years Before M$ Gets Around To It.LOL! Thanks In Advance!!

thor68372rockon

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18 Oct 2010   #2

 
 
Dell Optiplex 755 Driver

Hey Guys & Gals,

I Installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit On My Dell Optiplex 755, I Updated All My Drivers, But 2 Pieces Of Hardware Do Not Have Drivers Even After Updates. They Are,..PCI Serial Port & PCI Simple Communications Controller. Has Anybody Found Any Compatible Drivers For This Yet, It Will Be 5 Years Before M$ Gets Around To It.LOL! Thanks In Advance!!

thor68372rockon
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18 Oct 2010   #3

 
 
SORRY For The Double Post

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18 Oct 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

this may help if those missing drivers are part of the chipset:

Intel® Driver Update Utility
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18 Oct 2010   #5

 
 

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Graphics Driver
Product Detected ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro Current Driver Installed 8.17.0010.1041 This device is unknown or unsupported. Please contact the manufacturer for possible updates. More information>>





Audio Driver for Intel Desktop Board
Product Detected SoundMAX Integrated Digital HD Audio Current Driver Installed 6.10.1.5491 This device is unknown or unsupported. Please contact the manufacturer for possible updates. More information>>


Wireless Networking
Product Detected Current Driver Installed This device is unknown or unsupported. Please contact the manufacturer for possible updates. More information>>


Wired Networking
Product Detected Intel(R) 82566 based Network Controller(OEM) Current Driver Installed 9.13.41.0


@kword88

Hey kword88 This Is All It Shows For Drivers. It Don't Show Me What Drivers To Use, It Just Says Unknown Or Unsupported, Then Says To Contact The Manufacturer. I'm Not Sure How To Go About Doing This, Any Ideas Or Any Links To A Dell Optiplex 755 Going To Windows 7 Ultimate?
Thanx In Advance!

Thor68372rockon
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18 Oct 2010   #6

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Try the Vista 32 bit. You may need to run them in compatibility mode. I'm not sure they will work but worth a shot. Get the newest by date if more than one is listed for each driver.
Mike

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At the top of that page is a "scan your system for updates" button. It should get them automatically.

If yours are newer then don't use the ones on this page. Just get the newer than you already have.
Someone else may have some ideas if you wait a bit.
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18 Oct 2010   #7
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The serial port driver will be part of the chipset drivers of which Windows should have, but in this case doesn't appear to, native support for. One thing you can do is if you don't use the serial port and assuming Dell hasn't hidden the option in the bios, is to go into the bios and disable it.

Looking at the list of available Vista downloads for that computer,

Drivers & Downloads

in all likelihood the "PCI Simple Communications Controller" is a good old dial up modem (Dell must have a warehouse full of these things, because it looks like they are still including them even in their most recent computers). If that is what it is and you don't use it, the easiest and best solution is to open the case up and just remove it. If you do use it I wold go with the Vista driver for from the link above.
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19 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit
 
 

I had the same problem with the 755. I downloaded the AMT SOL/LMS and the AMT HECI for Vista even though i had 7 and it took care of my problem.
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14 Apr 2011   #9

 
 
Dell Optiplex 755 Chipset Drivers

Hey Guys , I had The Chipset Drivers Installed (Vista 32 Bit) But Had To Format HDD. Someone Told Me That The Installation Utility For The Chipset Was At Fault. There Is A Way To Download Them And Then Try To Update Driver Through Device Manager, But I Can Not Remember How I Did It. Has Anybody Out There Done It The Way I Described?? Any Help Would Be Greatly Appreciated, Thanx In Advance!


Thor68372rockon
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14 Apr 2011   #10

 
 
Dell Optiplex 755 Chipset Drivers

Hey Guys , Just Thought I Would Post back And Let Ya Know I Figured It Out! You Have To Download The AMT-SOL & HECI & The Installation Utility To Your Desktop, Then Open Devise Manager, Right Click On The PCI's With The Yellow Exclamation Mark, Left Click Update Driver, Left Click Browse, Put "C:" In Search Box And It Will Look Until It Finds Your Chipset On Your Desktop Or What Ever Folder You Saved Your Chipset To. Thanx M$ Your Quite A Help In These Matters!!!! LOL!! Hope This Helps Some Poor Soul Out There. Thanx For All Your Insight Guys!


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