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Audio driver for inspiron 1420 windows 8

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  • Drivers
  • Dell Inspiron
  • Audio
  • Windows 8
  • Inspiron
Last response: in Windows 8
January 30, 2013 5:54:55 AM

Hello,
is the any ways to make dell inspiron 1420 audio and display drivers to compatible with windows 8

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January 30, 2013 12:41:19 PM

There are no Windows 8 drivers for the Inspiron 1420.

You should have checked the Dell website before installing Windows 8 on it.
Windows 8 is not supported on that model, it can run only Windows XP or Windows Vista.
See this: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/uk/en/ukdhs1/Produc...
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May 14, 2013 8:45:13 AM

I just upgraded my Inspiron 1420 to Windows 8 and it works fine. First I upgraded to 4GB RAM and upgraded the BIOS to version A10, then I installed Windows 8 Pro. I added StartIsBack to restore the start button and boot to the desktop.

The only problems I had were with drivers for the touchpad and the SD card reader, both of which I solved.

The ALPS Touchpad driver that works for me is here:
http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/DriverDeta...

The Ricoh CardReader driver that worked for me is here:
http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/driverdeta...

I hope that helps!

Barry




phil22 said:
There are no Windows 8 drivers for the Inspiron 1420.

You should have checked the Dell website before installing Windows 8 on it.
Windows 8 is not supported on that model, it can run only Windows XP or Windows Vista.
See this: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/uk/en/ukdhs1/Produc...

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August 31, 2014 10:47:38 PM

In order to get the audio driver to work for windows 8.1, I removed existing drivers, and ran the default Sigmatel driver in compatibility mode for Windows Vista. Detailed instructions below.

1. Disable default audio drivers. Open the device manager (Start > Search > "Device Manager"). Under "Audio Inputs and Outputs," right click each audio device and choose uninstall/disable

2. Download the default Sigmatel audio driver installer for the Inspiron 1420 from Dell at http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-suppo....

3. Set the downloaded file to run in compatibility mode for Windows Vista by right-clicking the file, and choosing Properties > Compatibility, checking the box labeled "Run this program in compatibility mode for", and selecting "Windows Vista".

4. Open the downloaded file and follow the on-screen prompts to install the driver, restart your computer as requested and you should be good to go!

Best of luck
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