Updating drivers on dell dimension 4550
There is another tutorial in this forum for doing just this written in November 2012.Unfortunately it is no longer current as of the the latest NVIDIA & Linux Mint updates and will not work even if you followed it to the tee.So ive heard that Windows 10 can run on some fairly old PC's Let see who here is running the oldest setup with Windows 10 installed I have a laptop, a Dell Insprion 1520, which was bought brand new in May, 2008. | Charging port on tablet no longer makes connection to charger AMIBIOS Date 02/03/2005 Intel Pentium 4 540 LGA775 Prescott 90nm Technology - Introduced 2nd Quarter 2004 - one of the first Intel CPUs with NX Perfectly usable, better in some ways than Windows 7 and 8 on more modern processors (no Speed Step throttling). | Charger is working and can charge other Surface Pro 3 tablets without issue.Detailed driver information and free downloads for the Creative technology sb live (emu10k1x) pci\ven_1102&dev_0006&subsys_10011102 .Creative Technology® Multimedia Hardware PCI\VEN_1102&DEV_0006&SUBSYS_10011102 Free Downloads Windows® Edition Device Driver Description Free Download Download PCI\VEN_1102&DEV_0006&SUBSYS_10011102 Creative Technology® .... Jump to the Creative technology sb live (emu10k1x) pci\ven_1102&dev_0006&subsys_10011102 page.Considing that, I decided to start a new thread giving the steps that are current as of January 02, 2014 considering these are the latest versions of the 2 players as of today : Linux Mint 16NVIDIA 331.20 (released November 6, 2013) This tutorial is meant for someone with a fresh installation of Linux Mint looking to install NVIDIA graphics drivers.If you already have an older version of NVIDIA drivers installed many of the steps in this tutorial may not be required for you.
Open your browser (such as Firefox) and go to and download the relevant drivers for your card using the "Manual driver search" drop down boxes.The last high-end computers to be released under the Dimension line were the 92c (XPS 410 and XPS 210 in the American market, respectively).The E520, E521 and C521 were re-introduced under the Inspiron line under the names Inspiron 530, 531, 530s and 531s, with a revised case design.The Creative X-fi drivers don't install under Hardy, so instructions found here were used and sound was acheived.Graphics working fully after restricted drivers installed.