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Vostro 1310 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

This model and Operating System is not supported by Dell.

Recommended Hardware Upgrades

SSD – Solid State Drives

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

Refer to the Service Manual when performing hardware upgrades.


See Updating the BIOS.

Note some users have reported that the BIOS will not update in Windows 7/8.1 64 Bit so ensure that you have updated the BIOS using Windows Vista/7 32 Bit before upgrading (see here).

Windows OS

Windows 7 and 8.1 are now obsolete if you have these Operating Systems you should use them to take the Free Upgrade to Windows 10.

If you don’t have a Windows 7/8.1 license you have until the 2nd of October 2015 to upgrade to Windows 10 for free using the Windows 10 Insider 10130 as a stepping stone. See Free Upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 10 (also works with Windows XP).

OS Updates

System utilities






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




* Taken from Czech Realtek Unofficial Driver website. See instructions for using the Realtek Unofficial Czech Website.


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3 thoughts on “Vostro 1310 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

  1. I’ve got a question if you don’t mind how do i get the touch sensitive hot keys to work on the vostro 1310 once i’ve installed win7 64-bit….only the eject keys are working right now?

    1. You need Dell Quickset for that. Unfortunately Dell never listed a version for Windows Vista or 7 64 Bit on this model. They also tend to lock installers which prevent you from taking the version from newer systems.
      For this reason I was asking for an unlocked generic version.

      However others have stated ControlPoint to work which is why I have it listed.

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