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Dell Inspiron 1525: Upgrade to Windows 7?

Dell Inspiron 1525: Upgrade to Windows 7?

I want to upgrade my laptop to Windows 7 as soon as it releases but I'm worried about the drivers will Vista drivers be compatible? Will I have to hunt for Windows 7 (driver) alternatives?

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Guest [Entry]

Same machine here with W7 32-bit. Works really well. Only drivers I needed from Dell were, I think, touchpad (to use scroll bars) and audio (to use both audio out ports). I've been led to believe that the 1525's processor won't fully support the 64-bit OS, but I'd be interested to hear otherwise!
Guest [Entry]

"I just installed the 64 bit, dell input driver r244796, on the Dell Inspiron 1525, and the scrolling does work. This should work for 64bit Vista or Windows 7. Here's the link for the download....

ftp://ftp1.dell.com/input/R244796.EXE"
Guest [Entry]

"got a Dell 1525, Win 7 x86 running OK. the Synaptics Vista driver works with Windows 7.

64bit computing is still in its infancy and on this particular machine certainly no gain."
Guest [Entry]

I have exact same config. as you Rogue. Everything works great except the Quickset drivers. I cannot disable tap to click, and as a result my typing can be screwed up sometimes because it is very easy to bump the touchpad.