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Windows 7: Upgrade to 7 has caused issues...

30 Dec 2009   #1
shoeaholicanon

Windows 7
 
 
Upgrade to 7 has caused issues...

I upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and I'm so tempted to go back to Vista...if anyone can help me, it would be greatly appreciated!
I have the Dell Studio 1737. Since I've upgraded to Windows 7...my CD/DVD driver barely works, the finger reader doesn't work, webcam doesn't work...and now I can't view video files...the web goes to 'not responding'. I have updated my Flash, that did nothing.

Any ideas?

Thanks!!


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30 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shoeaholicanon View Post
I upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and I'm so tempted to go back to Vista...if anyone can help me, it would be greatly appreciated!
I have the Dell Studio 1737. Since I've upgraded to Windows 7...my CD/DVD driver barely works, the finger reader doesn't work, webcam doesn't work...and now I can't view video files...the web goes to 'not responding'. I have updated my Flash, that did nothing.

Any ideas?

Thanks!!
Before you upgraded did you use the MS upgrade advisor, to see if you were compatible.

Did you upgrade or clean install?
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30 Dec 2009   #3
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Did you do an 'over the top' install or a 'clean/custom' installation?
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30 Dec 2009   #4
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi, go here and download and install all Drivers etc, that are available for your machine.

Dell Drivers
Dell - Drivers and Downloads
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30 Dec 2009   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jfar View Post
Hi, go here and download and install all Drivers etc, that there are for your machine.

Dell Drivers
Dell - Drivers and Downloads

I would check this out before the other advice. May save a lot of trouble.
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