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Vostro 1510 – Windows 7 64 Bit and 8.1 64 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.

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

Chipset

Communications

Video

Input

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

Ethernet

Wireless

Audio

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

Application

No Dell Quickset for the 64 Bit version of Windows but Dell Control Point is reported to work on this system and carries out the functions of Dell Quickset.

  • R312259 Dell Control Point A21. Version 1.7.10000 Update Package Windows 7 64 bit
  • R301919 Dell Control Point A19, Version 1.7.00000 Hard Drive Version Windows 7 64 bit

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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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