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Vostro 1500 – Windows 7 and 8.1 32 Bit

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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.

BIOS

See Updating the BIOS.

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

Chipset

SATA

Communications

Video

Input

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

Wireless

Audio

Install the registry file and then the audio driver. For Windows 8.1 use the native audio driver.

Application

5 thoughts on “Vostro 1500 – Windows 7 and 8.1 32 Bit

  1. thanks so much i own a dell vostro 1500 with win 7 installed but some times , the horrible bluescreen crash the system , i hope fix this with this drivers

      1. i mean with olders drivers or ,, well just installed win 7 but no dirvers and allways gave me problems now i have allreadi istalled this dirver ,, for now everything is ok , and remenemenber upgrade bios to , ao6 but , now is working fine i will use more days , i will tell you if the problems continious

      2. dude again 🙁 blue screem how to fix
        Problem signature:
        Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
        OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
        Locale ID: 5130

        Additional information about the problem:
        BCCode: a
        BCP1: C0600000
        BCP2: 00000000
        BCP3: 00000000
        BCP4: 82AA4233
        OS Version: 6_1_7601
        Service Pack: 1_0
        Product: 256_1

        Files that help describe the problem:
        C:\Windows\Minidump\112514-34117-01.dmp
        C:\Users\alvaro\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-278134-0.sysdata.xml

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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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