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Windows 7: misplaced driver installation cd, where can i find win7 drivers?

29 Nov 2011   #1
ChinaHelene

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
misplaced driver installation cd, where can i find win7 drivers?

I have lost my driver installation CD. My computer crashed earlier this week and am not sure what drivers I even need to reinstall so that I can reinstall the OS. Can somebody point me in the right direction?


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29 Nov 2011   #2
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

You just need your model number; then go to the DELL site and see if they have the drivers for your model.
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29 Nov 2011   #3
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

If you want to restore to factory settings, see Restoring Your Computer´s Software to the Factory Settings | Dell

If you need to backup your information, let us know, and we can guide you through it from the Windows repair screen.

Edit: The repair screen will show up during Step 3. Let us know if you want to backup before you get to part 6 of Step 3.
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29 Nov 2011   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

When you reinstall the OS, the system normally finds all the drivers automatically. Once you are up and running, have a look into Device Manager whether there are any yellow triangles next to the devices. Those drivers you can look for at Dell.
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