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Inspiron 1720 – Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 64 Bit

This model and Operating System is not supported by Dell.

Legacy BIOS

See Updating the BIOS.

Recommended Hardware Upgrades

SSD – Solid State Drives

It is recommended to upgrade it to 4 GB of RAM.

Refer to the Owner’s Manual when replacing parts.

Media Direct

This is a Media Direct system and the Media Direct partition should be setup before installing Windows 7 see Preparing your Hard Drive: Setting Up Media Direct.

Windows OS

OS Updates

System Utilities





Try in order latest first, if it doesn’t work try for an older version.



Install the registry file and then the audio driver. New untested.


Media Direct Updates

* Requires installation of the Media Direct program.

Macrium Reflect


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