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Dell Inspirion 1525 64bit driver compatibility

Dell Inspirion 1525 64bit driver compatibility

Can anyone tell me what the compatibility of drivers on 64bit vista are like on the Dell Inspiron 1525. Mine is just a year old now and I want to upgrade to 64bit vista. I wondered if there's known issues with drivers that I should be aware of before upgrading?

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Guest [Entry]

"You shouldn't have a problem running. I don't know about your laptop specifically, but looking at it's specs, nothing looks like it would be a problem. Part of the Microsoft's driver certification process (WHQL) for Vista and later requires 64 bit drivers, so most recent products by major manufacturers will have 64 bit drivers.

You won't see any performance increase though. If you had more than 3GB of RAM (approximately, it's more complex that that) then it would allow you to use all your RAM, but 32 bit Windows will handle 3 GB of RAM. So there isn't a compelling reason for you to upgrade, unless you will be adding RAM."
Guest [Entry]

"The Dell driver's download page for Inspiron 1525 is here.

Unfortunately, The list of supported operating systems does not include any 64-bits OS. It only includes Vista 32-bits and XP.

Therefore I would advice against installing any 64-bits OS on this laptop."