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Old 02-04-2009, 08:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm sorry if this sounds incredibly simple, but I'm not very handy with computers and would really appreciate hearing the answer from people who have a clue what they're talking about!

My mum and dad gave me their laptop which I would like to wipe by re-installing Windows. I have the Wondows disk but when I try to re-install it it asks me for a disk with the drivers which I do not have. Is there any way to continue without this disk or is it required for the task and if so how would I get it?
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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when is it asking you for your driver disk? Is it asking for 3rd party drivers for installation? what is the model of your laptop?
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The model is a Dell XPS M1330. It asks me to install drivers near the start of the installation process.
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Is there any way to skip this? Hit cancel or something? It shouldn't need them to install right away. You can normally download them from Dell's site later.
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you are reinstalling vista correct? In this case you should not need any drivers until the os is installed.
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