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Windows 7: Inspiron 1720 Graphics problem

28 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7 32 bit
Inspiron 1720 Graphics problem

I have installed windows 7 two day ago from th start i am facing graphics issues when playing video and also when browsing it is smooth experience please suggest any solution for this problem.

System config
Inspiron 1720
Processor: Intel core 2 2.4 gh
display: Nvdia 8400gs

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

I take it that the laptop is using the generic VGA drivers for your graphics controller.

Dell does not list any Windows 7 drivers, but you could try the Vista ones:

Drivers & Downloads

If they install, you may be able to update then via WIndows Update or with the latest drivers from

If the Vista drivers won't install, things get more complex. It's common for laptop makers to use custom device IDs for their graphics controllers, so standard installers may not recognize the controller.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Inspiron 1720 Graphics problem

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