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New dell xps 17 - how to do clean OS install

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#1 woody051979


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Posted 23 October 2011 - 01:57 AM

I am not sure if I am in the correct forum or not. Before I post all of my system details, etc., I wanted to ask a few questions about cleaning this new dell xps 17 L702x out and reinstalling the OS and getting the drivers from dell vs the cd's that came with it ? I have a few more questions about that, but wanted to make sure I was in the right place before spewing out all the details. Thanks


Edited by hamluis, 23 October 2011 - 09:34 AM.
Moved from System Building to Win 7.

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#2 killerx525


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Posted 23 October 2011 - 03:57 AM

Why would you want to re install a brand new computer?

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 09:33 AM

If you are saying...that you have a valid MS install CD...and want to rid yourself of the Dell-installed bloat...that makes sense, IMO.

Drivers at http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&ServiceTag=&SystemID=XPS_L702X&os=W764&osl=en&catid=&impid= .

The only drivers provided are for Win 7, 64-bit.


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Posted 23 October 2011 - 09:57 AM

Why would you want to re install a brand new computer?

I always do.

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 03:21 PM

Thanks for asking this question. Just bought a dell xps 17. I am going to do the same thing. Rid the evil dell applications!
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