XPS M140 – Windows 7 32 Bit

This model and Operating System is not supported by Dell.
Recommended hardware Upgrades
As this system has an IDE hard drive interface which is obsolete its not recommended investing much time in upgrading this systems hardware.
Although you may be able to install Windows 8.1 32 Bit on this model, you will not get a suitable graphics driver so will have impaired performance.
Hence its recommended that you stick to Windows 7.
It is recommended to upgrade it to 2 GB of RAM

Refer to the Service Manual when performing hardware upgrades.


See Updating the BIOS.
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.


3 thoughts on “XPS M140 – Windows 7 32 Bit

  1. So I have installed the Dell software… then installed the wireless driver you have listed above… I am on a XPS M140 with Windows 7 currently installed and am getting no results for wireless… I do not believe there is a switch for the wireless besides the [fn] + [f2]?

    1. hey i just fought this yesterday if u have win7 then go get the wirless card drivers for vista and make sure its an exe file so u ckick it it installes no zip or at least not wat i did, then move it to usb drive and plug in and in and doulbe click and it will say its installing but it will dissapear and for me i had ethernet pluged in and i unpluged it and it let me c all my wifi networks hopfully this helps and for video drivers i used the gm915 windows xp drivers hopfully this helps u my xps m140 almost runs as smooth as xp with windows 7

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