Dell :: Studio 1555 Which Driver To Install?
I went to Dell site to download some driver for my Studio 1555, and there are tons of them.
I ran across to these 2 Intel driver and i dont know the different. Do i need to install both of them? What driver do i need to install?
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Iíve had my Dell studio 1555 for about 3 days now and I thought I might tell my experience Iíve had with the laptop and Dell as a company.
I was in the market for a new laptop for about 2 weeks nothing suitable had come up, looked at a few Sonyís and HPís and nothing was in my price range, the ones I wanted were £1000+.
I never considered dell after hearing all the horror stories that people have had, however I decided to look at them with an open mind, you know the phrase never judge a book by its cover. Anyway I was considering getting a relatively small laptop that I could carry around university, but at the same time I needed something with a little power to handle all those graphic intensive applications and decided to go for the Studio 1555 (price at £800 was great value) , I chose the high end model and because it had a built in blu-ray drive I thought I might as well upgrade the screen to 1080p, I ordered and that was that.
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I put a Blu-ray disc of Spiderman 3 to test out the gorgeous screen and that it where all the problems began, first of all it didnít recognize the disc, I thought it might be a faulty disc so I pressed eject and low and behold nothing came out, I tried pressing eject on my computer and trying it from the bios all to no avail, I know there some people out there that are going to say itís a easy fix, but I am not going to take apart the laptop after a few hours of use.
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