Vostro 2510 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

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.


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 





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


* See instructions for using the Unofficial Realtek Czech drivers website. All the Windows 8.1 drivers listed seem to be the same for different Realtek NICs so try taking the driver from RTL8101E. If it doesn’t work take the Dell Windows 7 Driver:



* See instructions for using the Unofficial Realtek Czech drivers website.


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