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Inspiron 1318 – Windows 7 32 Bit

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Remarks: This system has a full release of Windows 7 64 bit drivers. For Windows 7 32 bit there are no Drivers on Dell Drivers and Downloads however most of the 32 bit drivers exist on the Dell Inspiron 1318 FTP Website. One or two drivers were missing however and have been added.

installed after the drivers Step 14a.

BIOS

A06

OS Updates

Service Pack 1*

Enterprise Hotfix KB2775511 for x86 based systems**

Microsoft Security Essentials

Latest Definition (MSE)

Internet Explorer 10***

* if your installation media doesn’t include it

** Requires use of Internet Explorer (Microsoft Update Catalogue). Isn’t completely necessary but will mean less updates.

*** Requires internet connection

System utilities

Dell Notebook Software

Chipset

Intel Chipset Device Software

Ricoh Card Reader

Video

Intel GM945 [Variant A]

nVidea GeForce 8400M [Variant B]

SATA

Intel Matrix Storage Manager

Communications

Conexant D400 Application

Conexant D400 Diagnostics Utility

Conexant D400 Utility

Input

Touchpad/Pointing Stick

Ethernet

Broadcom 59xx Ethernet

Wireless

Intel Wireless Card 3945/4965 [Variant A]

Dell Wireless 1390/1395/1490/1505 [Variant B]

Audio

IDT STAC9228

Application

Dell Quickset

Dell Webcam Central

Bluetooth

Dell Wireless 355 (Broadcom)

Some systems don’t have Bluetooth.

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The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip. To support the running costs of this site, as well as the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date. Please consider leaving a donation or clicking on the affiliate link if you are planning on buying Office or a SSD Upgrade for your system anyway. I'd like to thank you in advance for leaving any donations or clicking on the affiliate links. Written in Scotland , Great Britain (GB), , United Kingdom (UK) and hopefully soon to be part of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom (CANZUK).

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