Dell :: Need To Install Vista Sp1 For Software.....can I Install With No Battery Detected?

Feb 25, 2009

I will try to make this short and understandable......

I bought a XPS M1330 iwth Vista Home Premium Bios A07 in January 2008.

April 2008 I tried to install updates and it messed up my Microsoft Office 2007 so I got it back working and did not mess with anymore updates.

Around June 2008 I started having the notorious battery issues. The battery ran down while I was on it and the battery has never worked since. At first it said connected,

but not charging but then it eventually died while I was trying to fix the problem and now it says battery not detected and it says the ac adapter is not recognized (I have the original AC adapter sent with the computer) .....

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Dell :: Making An OEM Vista Install Virtually A Clean Install

Jun 23, 2009

I got my laptop but did not do a clean install. I just removed all the bloatware I could think of. Is there a guide to do just that though, get rid of all the stuff that shouldn't be there so that you essentially have a clean install without all the bloat or footprints of it?

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Apr 24, 2009

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second question.
my wifi led is blinking, is that normal?

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Nov 29, 2007

I received my new Inspiron 1720 on Wednesday, and was having really sluggish performance so I decided to reformat.

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I tried re-seating both RAM sticks and re-seating the Hard Drive, also there are no external devices or anything plugged into the machine except the power cable. If anyone could help me I'd greatly appreciate it, this is driving me up the wall and like I said I only got this machine on Wednesday so this is quite upsetting. When Windows was on originally, I had really long load times, a lot of "stutter" in games, no errors or anything like that so I am thinking it's a faulty hard drive possibly.

Also just on the desktop, everything was slow to load up but I thought this was due to the amount of bloatware and such, this is why I decided to reformat in the first place.

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Jun 22, 2009

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Should I create a 2nd partition, and install a 2nd copy of Vista on that and then gradually migrate all the drivers and programs over to that side and then just eventually delete the first side?
Would that improve performance as well?

Then when Win 7 comes out I can just upgrade to that as well.

Anyway of knowing if I would get any conflicts or missing drivers or anything? Any problems you can think of?

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Feb 16, 2009

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First problem is I keep getting a "can't use this volume" or "can't find volume suitable for Vista" during partitioning.

Got the Intel driver on a flash drive for it but not sure if I need the flash cache driver or not. Vista 32-Bit hung during setup so..

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I had Vista 32bit on that notebook and bought 4GB RAM and 320GB WD Black Edition 7200rpm hard and tried to install Vista 64...

First mine hard drive was not seen by install DVD with message that CD/DVD driver is missing (I am sorry machine is not with me now so I can not write messages I got exactly, but I hope that somebody who has this problem understands me)…
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Dell :: Tried To Install Vista 64 On My Xps 1330, Went Into A Continuous Reboot

Feb 13, 2009

When I tried, it went into setup quick enough, decpomressed the files, and installed everything.

On the first re-boot, however, it got to the bista status bar, and continuously rebooted.

I thought maybe it was a 64 bit thing, but then used a 32 bit vista disk, and the same thing happened.

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I can't install my integrated webcam. After downloading the driver and opening the file installation starts and then suddenly it just ends with the message there was an error during installing.

So the thing I've done are: installing the drivers, which failed.

I've also looked in the device managemer app but could find anything of a camera.

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I decided to hold off on upgrading to Windows 7 on my Studio 1555 but I wanted to perform a clean install of Vista. So I popped in the Vista installation disc that came with the computer, partitioned the hard drive, and installed Vista. Now it is up and running but with a few problems. The problems are; (1)the ethernet controller is not recognized, (2)the intergrated camera is not recognized (when I open Webcam Central is says "Please plug in a supported webcam), and (3) the displays that used to show up when using the brightness and volume function keys no longer appears. I installed all of the drivers on the drivers and utilities disc that came with the computer but these problems are still there.

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I have a 2.5 year-old Dell Inspiron 640M (the US model number might be different). I had originally purchased it for writing e-mails. Over the past 2 months, I have been using it for heavy work loads such as financial modelling.

My typical use is :
2-3 large spreadsheets open
4-5 PDFs open
8 tabs of web pages on CHROME
VLC to play music in the background.
Access + VBA editor.

Although I have 2 Gb and a 1.66GHz processor (T5500), I find the HDD LeD blinking all the time and I have to really wait for the OS to refresh the screen .....

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I just got a studio 1737 and want to do a clean Vista 64 Home premium install.
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So I want to boot from Vista and reformat and install the OS.

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May 6, 2009

I'm having some trouble with vista running some components are missing. I was just wondering is there a way to access the vista portion on the recovery partition and run it to upgrade/repair vista? or is it only accessible for a clean install?

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Jul 7, 2009

I have just received an Acer 5935 and I have already formatted and reinstalled Vista 32 Ultimate SP2.

The laptop has two video cards: a nVidia GT130 1GB and an Intel GM4500.

I downloaded the latest nVidia WHQL notebook driver (186.03) for my graphic card but i can't install it.

The installation stops and I have the following message: "hardware not recognised".

I am obliged to use the older Acer driver and you know they never update it to the latest and most performant release.

Anyway, it's not because of the two graphic cards...

I have had the same problem with a Dell Studio 1555 which has an ATi HD4570 512MB.

I tried the latest modded Catalyst (6.6) and I was obliged to install Dell's driver... but I could install the same driver on another laptop (Dell Studio 1535) with a HD3450.

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Sep 4, 2009

Just had a hard drive failure on my VGN-BX195ep lapton, I bought a new hard drive, but when installing one of my recovery discs (application disc) is not recognised.

I have a new Vista Home Premium here unsed, so thought I would try that. It installs fine, but I am really struggling to get the Sony Drivers to make it work.

I am without Wireless Lan, Flash drives and also have ? makrs on device manager on Biometric processor (fingerprint I guess) Mass Storage Controller, and two unknow devices which are listed as Intel 82891FBM LPC INt Controllers.

I have spoken to Sony support who claim the original installed drivers should work, but they they have errors on intall due to wrong operating system.

where I can find drivers?

why the Wireless lan does not work as it seems fine in the device manager? But when turned on, apart from the light on the front it is not working?

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Mar 16, 2009

I have a Japanese VGN-Z90NS, and after getting it back from Japan for a minor repair, decided to put Vista Ultimate x64 on there to take advantage of my entire amount of memory.

Some may have seen this thread:
Sony Z HD install and 64bit upgrade problems

On at least the older Vaio Z series (the Z90, Z5xx in the USA, etc.), I have confirmed that the EFI thing is an issue if you try to install a slipstreamed SP1. I happen to have a genuine Vista Ultimate x64 install disc that is RTM, and it installed just fine with no EFI issues.

To get the 64-bit original Sony drivers, download them here or here.

Once you download all of the Sony drivers, download Universal extractor from here, and run it against all of the EXEs you downloaded to strip the model check.

To get the Intel 4500 graphics driver, download it here

NOTE: My Z does not have the built-in camera or fingerprint security, so you'll have to figure that out on your own. Somehow my notebook no longer has bluetooth after being fixed (looking into that ...), so that isn't in this list either. I do have one device that I can't find a driver for, and I bet it's bluetooth since everything else is fine. I'll update if I sort it all out.

Install Process that works:
1. Vista x64
2. Vista x64 service pack (if needed)
3. Intel chipset driver - reboot required
4. Intel Matrix Storage Manager (I have the RAIDed SSDs and definitely need this) - reboot required.......................

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