XPS 700 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

This model and Operating System is not supported by Dell.

Recommended Hardware Upgrades


For Windows 8.1 you will need a processor that is compatible. As a general rule the dual core and quad core processors should be compatible and the P4 processor may not be compatible. Run the Intel Processor Identification Utility to confirm your CPU mode.

Ensure that the BIOS Update is applied before replacing the CPU otherwise the system may not boot.
See this thread for more details.

SSD – Solid State Drives

RAM – Random Access Memory 4 GB recommended

Refer to the Owner’s Manual when replacing parts.


See Updating the BIOS.

OS Updates
System utilities




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


Card Reader

Dell Media Card Reader with Integrated Bluetooth Module (CAB-200), Media Card Reader 19-1 with Integrated Bluetooth*


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