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I need to run XP, and cannot find a driver that works for this laptop in windows xp. I have tried quite a few of them, from my google searches, but none work, they all come up and say no proper driver can be found for your hardware. I have tried to replace the inf files on driver installs but I still get nothing, same error. Any ideas will be appreciated, thank you.

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Dell does keep the origional system drivers on their site, and will usually post some updates if required.

That said I run the nVidia drivers (from the nVidia's site) on my Dell machine with no problems; do a proper uninstall and find your card and OS on the nVidia site and download the appropriate one, that should work.

Don't do a google search for drivers or system check software you never know what your getting and what is compatible; drivers are easy and difficult to mess up; go to the manufacturer every time and get the quality software then you know what your getting.

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+1 Google is absolutely the wrong place to look for drivers. You have to go to the source - either the original manufacturer of the component or the original manufacturer of the computer. –  Joel Coehoorn Jan 25 '12 at 2:50

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