just installed windows 7 on my xps m1530. everything is fine except for missing unknown drivers. in device manager, under "other devices," i have two "base system devices" which have no information to let me know which drivers to download. The location of the 1st base system device is PCI bus 3, device 9, function 2. the location for the 2nd base system device is PCI bus 3, device 9, function 3.
the 1st base system device, under "hardware Ids" in its properties tab, the value is
the 2nd of the two "base system devices" has a hardware Id of this:
if anyone can figure out which drivers i need to install for these unknown base system devices please help me out.
download and install THIS driver. The file may list Vista but it will work on 7. Do not use the Dell download manger. Make sure you select the option to use the web browser to download the file
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Can someone please help me? I own a Dell Vostro V131 laptop and recently, i did a clean installation of Windows 7. I managed to install ALL the drivers with the exception of ONE - the Wireless Internet Connection driver.
Here is the screenshot below.
Can someone please advise where and how to get this driver and=, how I can get the my laptop to connect to the internet without needing an Ethernet Cable?
Please provide the Hardware IDs as in the case above, see my wiki Windows Reinstallation Guide:
Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.
I'd love to upgrade from Vista to Windows 7, but when trying to do so, I get an error message about the Optiarc DVD+- RW AD-7640a device drivers not being compatible. Anyone else have issues with the original DVD not working with windows 7 install? Do I just need to use an external DVD drive to complete the install?
The optical drive will be compatible with Windows 7. The driver for optical drives is inbuilt to Windows and anything that works on Vista will work on 7.
You may install via USB however but the DVD drive will work fine especially if booted from BIOS:
What model of Dell do you have?