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  • Forum Thread: Upgraded old Inspiron 9300 to Window 8 - Lost Audio Drivers

    I upgraded an older (circa 2005) Inspiron 9300 laptop from XP to Windows 8 (and later 8.1), but I lost all sound. I looked at the Device Manager and there is no driver. I looked for a new driver to the Multimedia Audio Controller, but it doesn't find anything with the automatic search. I tried looking...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 8

    Thanks. You recommend going right to W 8 and bypass W 7? My set up on this back-up machine is indeed very similar to your D9100. It looks like the 32 bit is the appropriate version of W 8. Just download W 8 that handles everything, but don't go for the reformat option right?
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 8

    My computer is a 9 year old Dell Dimension 3000 running XP Home Edition SP3 v. 2002. Pentium 4 with 3 GHz Hyper-threading (dual core) processor, 2 GB RAM and 500 GB HDD. It works fine, but I would like to migrate to Windows 8.1 or at least Windows 7 for obvious reasons. I have run Windows 8 Compatibility...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Upgrading to Windows 7 Pro

    Following on - thanks for the useful advice natakuc4. I'm not very experienced when it comes to messing around with operating systems, so wonder if you could advise me too. We have 2 Dell laptops both running on Windows XP. I've been reading through the various posts regarding the forthcoming...