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Windows 7: Dell Driver Setup for XPS 15

09 Aug 2012   #1
kyle18

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 
Dell Driver Setup for XPS 15

First post here !

I was planning on doing a clean install of Windows on my Dell XPS. I have never reinstalled Windows before. However, I would consider myself pretty knowledgable when it comes to computers.

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I have been following this tutorial but I am confused on the Step 5. I visited

Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]

and got 54 files but I am clueless which ones I actually need to download and in what order. I also have the Dell Drivers and Utilities Disk but I don't know if I should use that.

Lastly, I have a reinstallation DVD that came with my laptop but it does not have SP1 (I am currently running SP1 now). Should I download it now or just do it through Windows Update?


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09 Aug 2012   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello kyle18, welcome to Seven Forums!


I'm not current on lappy models but if that's a relative new lappy, Windows should have most needed drivers available for the installation during the install process.
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09 Aug 2012   #3
gregrocker

 

Everything you need is in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

Pay special attention to the section about drivers because this is not XP.
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