Vostro Notebook 1700 Dell Notebook System Software 5.3.3, A28 for Windows XP Publisher's description
Vostro Notebook 1700 Dell Notebook System Software 5.3.3, A28 for Windows XP
Level of Importance: Optional
Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.
Notebook System Software is critical for the correct operation of USB devices, including the Dell D/Bay, D/Dock, D/Port, and D/View.
The Windows XP Media Center Edition Operating System requires the "English" version of the Notebook System Software application, no matter which locale you may have selected.
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Fixes and Enhancements
1. Fix for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB937930: You may be unable to switch between displays on a portable computer that is running Windows XP.
2. Fix for issue documented in Microsoft Knowledgebase article KB934428: Hotfix for Windows XP that adds support for SDHC cards that have a capacity of more than 4 GB.
NSS has the ability to be "silently" installed through the "-S" switch. NSS includes an .ISS file in the distribution package for customers who wish to perform silent installs. Example: "SETUP.EXE -S."
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R171887.EXE
1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.
1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R171887.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to C:DELLDRIVERSR171887. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:DELLDRIVERSR171887 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available.
Do not forget to check with our site as often as possible in order to stay updated on the latest drivers, software and games.
Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. This will help if you installed a wrong driver. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.