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Windows 7 on Latitude D630

Discussion in 'Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision' started by Brent212, Oct 14, 2009.

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  1. Brent212

    Brent212 Notebook Enthusiast

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    I'm thinking about getting a D630 and installing the 64-bit version of Windows 7 on it. Is there any reason that this won't be an easy process? Do I need any drivers from Dell?

    I read here (http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/8676-dell-latitude-d630-docking-station-no-audio.html) that someone had a problem with audio from a docking station, but apparently it's fixed by installing vista drivers from the Dell website. But it's not clear as to which drivers to install -- audio only, chipset, something else, all of them?

    Anyone have a D630 with a docking station, running Windows 7 with everything working smoothly?
     
  2. Dillio187

    Dillio187 Notebook Evangelist

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    I've been deploying them at work right and left, they work just fine.
     
  3. f4ding

    f4ding Laptop Owner

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    And I'm sure that someone means audio driver. Meaning, the equivalent driver for what ever that doesn't work.
     
  4. roryred

    roryred Newbie

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    My D630, Windows ultimate x64 works perfectly except hot undock.

    When I undock (after the message says it is safe to do so) I pull the laptop out and open the lid... no display. Laptop is running. Pressing the FN-display key to change to lcd etc does nothing.

    If I hibernate it (close lid with my settings) then open it and press the power button it is ok.
     
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    tatarus Notebook Guru

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    My D630 works just fine with Windows 7 Pro x64. Installing it was no problem.

    I installed the graphics, WLAN and chipset drivers from Intel.
     
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    zeeb Newbie

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    Where did you get the drivers from? Could you provide a link? I cant find anything.
     
  7. f4ding

    f4ding Laptop Owner

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    Windows 7 and Windows Vista are from the same core, so the drivers are compatible. Use Vista drivers from Dell, or use default driver from Windows 7.
     
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    plunk10 Notebook Enthusiast

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    bump, are there any processors that came with the D630 that WON'T work with 64-bit Windows 7? I know mine is dual core, but I can't remember the clock speed (planning to check that tonight)
     
  9. Robin24k

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    I believe all Core 2 Duo processors support 64-bit.
     
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