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Windows 7: Reinstalled Windows 7, missing some things, need help


18 Mar 2010   #1

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Reinstalled Windows 7, missing some things, need help

Some background information, got a new laptop (Dell Inspiron 1545), was figuring out some things about Windows 7 and somehow I screwed it up. I reinstalled Windows 7 and everything, the drivers on the disc, and the DVD thing it can with too.

Well I'm missing a few things, first, how do i get that toolbar that was always on the top of the screen with Windows 7 and could scroll over it and it would appear and had all my programs on it.

Also how can i get the Dell Integrated Webcam software and also the drivers, I thought I installed the right drivers off Dell.com but it still doesn't work.

If anyone could help me with these problems I'd appreciate it.

Thanks!

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18 Mar 2010   #2

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

hi exAusTiN here is a link tothe drivers for your lappy Drivers & Downloads the toolbar you are refering to is the Dell media control centre ,if you have any probs please post back
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18 Mar 2010   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
hi exAusTiN here is a link tothe drivers for your lappy Drivers & Downloads the toolbar you are refering to is the Dell media control centre ,if you have any probs please post back
I've already tried downloading the drivers Dell said to have, still doesn't work.
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18 Mar 2010   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

in the device manager are there any devices with a triangle and a yellow exclamation mark on them? for the webcam the only drivers ican find are for vista, you can use them in compatibility mode
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18 Mar 2010   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
in the device manager are there any devices with a triangle and a yellow exclamation mark on them?
Nope, not seeing any.
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18 Mar 2010   #6

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

have you tried the vista drivers?
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18 Mar 2010   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
have you tried the vista drivers?
Yes because that's the only drivers available for it, there are none for Windows 7.
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18 Mar 2010   #8

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

did you install the driver in compability mode?
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18 Mar 2010   #9

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
did you install the driver in compability mode?
How do I do that?
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18 Mar 2010   #10

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

sorry for the delay right click on the setup.exe file >properties>compatibility>tick run as vista> tick run as admin> apply and ok>exit right click on setup file again and run as admin
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