The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip. Dell only offered firmware updates for optical drives. Then I updated the driver to the gigabyte one. Let me know what you decide. Regarding the BIOS update, I think it just needs to be saved to the desktop and run as an administrator.

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Can installing the most recent version first through device manager 3. Inspiro Yuri discovered, since Microsoft began strict policy enforcement earlier this your, you have to make sure you get a signed copy of the SB AHCI driver which Yuri has. Also I would recommend taking the free upgrade to Windows 10 via the FWIW, with the 2.

It was a big help. I would say that it is not necessary to look for any drivers because Windows Update will eventually find the ones you need.

Inspiron – Windows 7 and 32 Bit – The Unofficial Windows 10 Reinstallation Guide

I also have the bit Win7 software update for both the SouthBridge and Northbridge chip sets — I updated these as well which also might have installed the Imspiron drivers. Does AMD have a Windows 7 chipset or video driver for this laptop? You know I also have a Studio laptop and just a few months ago I succesfully installed 8 Gb on it. This model grxphics Operating System is not supported by Dell.


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Thanks windosw best regards, Krzysztof. I’ll be back if I get it done. Is it possible that when I did the SouthBridge chipset software upgrade that it loaded the AHCI driver and Microsoft accepted the software signature for the package?

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I can not to find it for a long time. Then I updated the driver to the gigabyte one. Frankly, I like the much better as a Linux machine than a Windows machine — I just need the Windows 7 drive to host some legacy software. Here is a link with packages I had used: I’d like to thank you in advance for leaving any donations or clicking on the affiliate links.

Inspiron 1501 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

Most drivers from the dell site labeled as win vista work fine. Do you have any insight into either problem?

I can try asking him to check the sys file next time i talk to him. How exactly did you install the driver through the device manager?


The processor and graphics will bottleneck this systems 15011. Yes, you can do it through device manager in manual mode or with setup. Can you tell me how do you install drivers and what happens when you try to do it?

Select manual mode and find ahcix64s file you modified before.

I definitely cannot switch to AHCI mode by simply modifying the registry, and restarting the computer. And did you changed the driver inf file as I wrote — I mean adding this string: All of the bit drivers are working fine.

Got it sorted by finding the quickset.

Inspiron 1501 – Windows 7 and 8.1 32 Bit

This laptop now flies! You can try this approach install driver using compatibility mode:. There also are a couple of settings tweaks that will speed performance, like disabling disk indexing and paging files.