Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC
Hi 3days back i purchased a dell laptop from bestbuy,i wanted to install XP formatting vista ,i need aproproiate drivers for that
I finally succeeded installing windows xp in my dell inspiron 1318 after 3 weeks of trial and error in installing different drivers.. wheewwwww. hope this will help you. just search for the following filenames in google and please download it but if you know any free sites where i can upload the following files let me know, so i can upload it there for you to download..
Dell_multi-device_A17_R174291.exe (for WiFi)
R153908.exe (for Audio)
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for XP v14.33.1.exe (for Video)
Intel INF Update utility v188.8.131.529 (for Chipset)
r173082.exe (for Webcam - but it is included in the drivers cd provided by dell)
R161772.exe (for cardreader - but it is included in the drivers cd provided by dell)
Posted on Sep 25, 2008
U can use rapidshare or megaupload to host the files for free! I have found all the drivers and all of them have worked for me but the wifi...I found a driver with that same name but it still doesn't work, could u post the link here. I also found two audio drivers with the name "R153908.exe" also from sigmatel. So I'll post the link to the one that works here... http://ftp.us.dell.com/audio/R153908.EXE
Posted on Sep 27, 2008
I use RadarSync to find the drivers for me. It's free.
Posted on Oct 20, 2008
I too shares your fustration in finding the right drivers. Go here http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=303066&page=4 for everything, exception audio. Look at Dell_fan's post on the work aruond for wireless.
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
Just go to dell site and enter the tag (serial) for your laptop, the will automatically will provide you with rhe appropriate drivers
Posted on Sep 06, 2008
Firstly change the hardisk option sata to ata from boot menu. then directly boot the xp cd
Posted on Oct 20, 2009
Post the link to the files...because I have found 2 sigmatel audio drivers named "R153908.exe" only difference is the sizes the 7.96 is one for the Inspiron 1318 but I cannot find the wifi
Posted on Sep 26, 2008
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