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Trying to install Dell Dimension C521 Drivers

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#1 manjarez


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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:20 PM

I reinstalled my XP and now I need to reinstall my drivers which I know how to do I just don't know in what order to do it. Please translate for me. The Dell website says I'm supposed to install in this order for my computer:

1 - Desktop System Software
2 - Chipset
3 - Video Adapter
4 - Network Interface Card
5 - Audio Adapter
6 - Modem
7 - Wireless Network Card
8 - Mice, Keyboards

But when I put my driver cd in these are the ones listed for my computer:

Video Drivers
Audio Drivers
Controller Drivers
Miscellaneous Utilities
Modem Diagnosis
Modem Drivers
Network Diagnosis
Network Drivers
System Applications
System Dell Diagnosis
System Drivers
Video Diagnosis

In what order do I install these? (Note: if they don't label it exactly the same I don't know what I'm doing and they're confusing me here lol). So just looking at my drivers and the order in which they say to install can you tell me what order I install mine?


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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:19 PM

What matters is to install chipset driver first. After that, any order is fine.

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#3 manjarez

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:17 PM

Well I put them in but now when I scroll down in my web browser it is choppy and stalls. It doesn't scroll smoothly.

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:49 PM

Uninstall, then reinstall your video drivers (I've had this happen).


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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:10 PM

OH GOD! THANK YOU so much! My computer is finally fixed! :thumbsup:

Thank you, luis!!

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