Drivers for Inspiron 1501

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Application - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Remote Access, v.1.2.0.9, A06
Dell Online: After download is complete, double click the file to begin installation.
Recommended1.2.0.94/29/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Dell PC Tune Up 2.0, v.2.1.3.2, A06
Dell PCTuneUp 2.0 is a subscription based application that is designed to help keep your system running at optimal performance. A subscription can be purchased with your new Dell system or www.dell.com.
Recommended2.1.3.24/27/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Support Center, v.DSC 2.2 64-Bit Emulation Mode - build # 2.5.08318 w/ PCD 4780.13, A03
The Dell Support Center is a centrally-located, easy-to-use application providing personalized support resources
RecommendedDSC 2.2 64-Bit Emulation Mode - build # 2.5.08313/2/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Dell Remote Access, v.1.1.0.5, A03
Dell Online: After download is complete, double click the file to begin installation.
Recommended1.1.0.51/22/2009 Windows XP
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Support Center, v.GM Build version 2.2.08100 (8-25-08), A08
Dell Support Center, v.GM Build version 2.2.08100 (8-25-08), A08
RecommendedGM Build version 2.2.08100 (8-25-08)10/2/2008 Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Wild Tangent Gaming Console and Games - VISTA, v.webpost, A1.0
This is link to web download Wild Tangent Dell Gaming Console.
Optionalwebpost9/8/2008 Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Sonic Solutions Roxio Creator LE - VISTA 117725, Roxio Creator DE 9.0 Patch
Provides a patch which updates Sonic Roxio Creator DE 9.0 from build# 901B16J, 901B16M & 901B17R to 901B17S.
RecommendedRoxio Creator DE 9.0 Patch1/16/2008 Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 64-bit
Dell DataSafe Online, v.webpost fix, A00-00
Patch is to fix the "No config file" issue when DataSafe Online is started from Dell Support Center. This does not replace the current DataSafe Online application but only fixes this specific issue.
Optionalwebpost fix12/12/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP
Dell QuickSet, v.8.0.13, A04
QuickSet provides the following features: POWER: Power management schemes, Battery resource information and health, Warning messages unsupported power-adapter/dock/battery scenarios are detected. DISPLAY: Display brightness, Desktop font & Internet Explorer Scaling, Display switching via
Not Defined8.0.139/18/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell QuickSet, v.8.1.12, A45
QuickSet provides the following features: POWER: Power management schemes, Battery resource information and health, Warning messages unsupported power-adapter/dock/battery scenarios are detected. DISPLAY: Display brightness, Desktop font & Internet Explorer Scaling, Display switching via
Not Defined8.1.126/22/2007 Windows 2000
Windows XP
Roxio Roxio Drag to Disc 9.X - VISTA 117726, Vista blocking D2D fix
When launching Microsoft Vista with Easy Media Creator 9 Suite installed, the following message appears: Program Compatibility Assistant This Driver is blocked due to compatibility issues Check online to see if solutions are available from the Microsoft website. If solutions are found,
UrgentVista blocking D2D fix3/28/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Yahoo Music Jukebox 2.0 for Vista & XP, v.0.1, A00
Yahoo Music Jukebox 2.0
Recommended0.12/5/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit

Audio - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Creative Labs Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy ADVANCED HD Audio for Vista, M2RA00
Upgrade for Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy ADVANCED HD Audio XP to Vista
RecommendedM2RA004/20/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit

Audio - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD Audio, v.6.10.0.5614, A09
SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD Audio, v.6.10.0.5614, A09
Recommended6.10.0.561410/24/2008 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD Audio, v.5.10.0.5515_RC22-WHQL, A11
SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD Audio, v.5.10.0.5515_RC22-WHQL, A11
Not Defined5.10.0.551512/4/2007 Windows XP
Windows 2000
Windows XP x64

BIOS - BIOS

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Inspiron 1501 System BIOS, v.2.6.3, A16
Inspiron 1501 FlashBIOS Version A16
Recommended2.6.312/24/2007 BIOS

Chipset - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Ricoh R5C832, R5C843, R5C833, v.1.0.1, A00
Ricoh Memory Card Drivers for Vista 32-Bit and XP/2K
Recommended1.0.11/22/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP
Windows 2000
ATI SMBus / Chipset Driver, v.5.10.1000.7, A00
ATI SMBus INF
Not Defined5.10.1000.711/28/2006 Windows XP

Communications - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Conexant D110,HDA,MDC,v.92,modem, v.Drv32_7.58.0.50, A01
Conexant HDA D110 MDC Vista 32bit Modem Driver V.7.58.0.50
RecommendedDrv32_7.58.0.501/24/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband (CDMA EV-DO) Express card, v.v2.05.31 , A02
A02 release for the Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband (CDMA EV-DO) Express card connection manager This release is for Verizon Wireless only This release is for the Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband (CDMA EV-DO) ExpressCard only. This release is for Vista only
Recommendedv2.05.311/16/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Wireless 5510 Cingular Mobile Broadband (3G HSDPA) Express card, v.v2.05.31 , A02
A02 release for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard connection manager. This release is for Cingular Service only This release is for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard only This release is for Vista only
Recommendedv2.05.311/16/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Wireless 5510 Vodafone Mobile Broadband (3G HSDPA) Express card, v.v2.05.31 , A02
A02 release for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard connection manager. This release is for Vodafone Service only This release is for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard only This release is for Vista only
Recommendedv2.05.311/16/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Wireless 5510 Cingular Mobile Broadband (3G HSDPA) Express card, v.2.05.16, A02
A02 release for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard connection manager. This release is for Cingular only This release is for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard only.
Recommended2.05.1612/14/2006 Windows XP
Dell Wireless 5510 Vodafone Mobile Broadband (3G HSDPA) Express card, v.v2.05.16 , A03
A03 release for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard connection manager. This release is for Vodafone Service only This release is for the Dell Wireless 5510 Mobile Broadband HSDPA ExpressCard only
Recommendedv2.05.1612/13/2006 Windows XP
Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband (CDMA EV-DO) Express card, v.2.01.19.14, A02
A02 release for the Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband (CDMA EV-DO) Express card connection manager This release is for Verizon Wireless only This release is for the Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband (CDMA EV-DO) ExpressCard only.
Recommended2.01.19.1412/12/2006 Windows XP
Windows 2000
Conexant D110,HDA,MDC,v.92,modem, v.Drv7.38.0xp, A05
Conexant HDA D110 MDC V.92 WinXP Driver V7.38.0
Urgent7.38.011/2/2006 Windows XP

Communications - Utility

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Wireless 5500 Cingular Mobile Broadband 3G HSDPA MiniCard, Wireless 5510 Cingular Mobile Broadband (3G HSDPA) Express card, Wireless 5520 Cingular Mobile Broadband (3G HSDPA) MiniCard, v.2.06.03.052, A05
DMBCU release for use with D5505 and D5520 embedded modules This release installs on Win2000, WinXP, Vista and Win7 Running this installer will install the Dell Mobile Broadband Connection Manager and the required drivers to run the D5505 and D5520 mobile broadband modules.
Urgent2.06.03.0524/10/2009 Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 2000
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 64-bit

CPU - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
AMD Processor Driver, v.1.3.2.6, A01
AMD Processor Driver
Not Defined1.3.2.611/28/2006 Windows XP
Windows XP x64

Diagnostics - Diagnostics Utility

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell 32 Bit Diagnostics (Graphical User Interface version), v.A1320A0/A0451, A1320A0
Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1320 with MpMemory v0451
OptionalA1320A0/A04514/2/2008 Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Dell 32-bit Diagnostics Utility Partition Contents Upgrade Tool, v.UpUpdate.A1284, A1284
Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1284 Utility Partition Upgrade Tool
OptionalUpUpdate.A128411/2/2006 OS Independent
Dell 32 Bit Diagnostics (Graphical User Interface version), A1284/0432
Dell 32-bit Diagnostics v1284 with MpMemory v0432
OptionalA1284/043211/2/2006 OS Independent

Input - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Logitech Dell Premium Optical Mouse(Nala), Premium Optical Mouse, A01
Dell Optical Premium Mouse Vista Software for Notebook
RecommendedA011/22/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Logitech Dell Premium Optical Mouse(Nala), Premium Optical Mouse, A04
Optical Premium Mouse Software for Dell Notebooks
RecommendedA0411/1/2006 Windows XP
Windows XP x64

Input - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Synaptics Touchpad, v.9.0.1.3, A00
Synaptics Touchpad
Not Defined9.0.1.31/22/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Synaptics Touchpad, v.8.2.4.6, A17
Synaptics Touchpad Driver
Not Defined8.2.4.611/2/2006 Windows 2000
Windows XP

Input - Patch/Upgrade

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Logitech Dell Premium Optical Mouse(Nala), Premium Optical Mouse, A00
Optical Premium Software Patch for Solving MS Office 2007 Scrolling Issue
RecommendedA003/21/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP x64

Network - Diagnostics Utility

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller, v.v10.0.7c, A01
Broadcom Advance Control Suite (Gui Diags)
Recommendedv10.0.7c5/16/2007 Windows XP
Windows 2000
Windows Vista 32-bit

Network - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1470 Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card Desktops, Wireless 1395 WLAN MiniCard, v.4.170.25.17 / 4.170.25.12, A17
Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1470 Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card Desktops, Wireless 1395 WLAN MiniCard, v.4.170.25.17 /
Recommended4.170.25.17 / 4.170.25.1212/19/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Dell Wireless 1350 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1450 WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1350 WLAN PC Card, Wireless (US) WLAN Card, Wireless 1370 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1470 Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1390 WLAN ExpressCard, Wireless 1500 Draft 802.11n WLAN mini Card, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card, v.4.100.15.5 / 4.100.15.8, A14
Dell Wireless 1350 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1450 WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1350 WLAN PC Card, Wireless (US) WLAN Card, Wireless 1370 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1470 Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1390 WLAN ExpressCard,
Recommended5.60.18.93/22/2007 Windows XP
Windows XP x64
Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller, v.v4.60, A02
Broadcom 4401/B0 Ethernet Drivers
Recommendedv4.603/21/2007 Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
MS-DOS
Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, v.4.10.40/47.3, A09
Download this driver only if you reside in the United States. This release supports the Dell Wireless 1350, 1370, 1450,1390, 1490 series, and Dell TrueMobile 1300, 1400 series Mini Card, MiniPCI and PC Card devices (not USB).
Recommended4.10.40/47.311/2/2006 Windows XP
Windows 2000

Removable Storage - Firmware

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
TSST TS-L632H slim 8x DVD+/-RW, v.DW30, A09
Firmware for TSST TS-L632H slim 8x DVDRW
RecommendedDW3011/25/2009 Windows XP
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows XP x64
TSST TS-L632H slim 8x DVD+/-RW, v.D700, A06
This a Windows/DOS based firmware flash utility for TS-L632H slim SATA DVDRW drive.
RecommendedD7006/19/2009 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Windows XP
Windows Vista 64-bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 32-bit
PBDS DS-8W1P Slim 8x DVD+/-RW, v.BD1C, A02
Windows/DOS firmware flash update for PBDS DS-8W1P Slim 8x DVDRW
RecommendedBD1C6/26/2008 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 2000
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Windows XP
Windows Vista 64-bit
TEAC DW-224EV Slim 24X COMBO, v.D.DB, A01
Windows/DOS firmware flash update for TEAC DW-224EV Slim 24X COMBO
RecommendedD.DB6/24/2008 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP
Windows 2000
Windows Vista 64-bit
HLDS GCC-T10N Slim 24X COMBO, v.A104, A01
Windows/DOS firmware flash update for HLDS GCC-T10N Slim 24X COMBO
OptionalA1046/7/2008 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows 2000
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP
Sony CRX880A Slim 24x CDRW/DVD, v.KD11, A02
Windows/DOS firmware flash update for Sony CRX880A Slim 24x CDRW/DVD
OptionalKD115/22/2008 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 2000
Windows XP
HLDS GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW, v.A1R1, A03
Windows/DOS firmware flash update for HLDS GSA-T21N 12.7 tray IDE DVDRW
OptionalA1R14/29/2008 Windows XP
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Windows Vista 32-bit
TSST TS-L462D 24x Slim CDRW/DVD, v.DE09, A05
Windows/DOS firmware flash update for TSST TS-L462D 24x Slim CDRW/DVD
RecommendedDE093/18/2008 Windows Vista 32-bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Windows XP
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
OPTIARC AD-5560A 12.7 tray IDE DVD+/-RW, v.DD12, A02
This fixes issues drive has with Roxio Creator 3.5 SW.
RecommendedDD121/30/2008 Windows XP
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Windows Vista 32-bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Pioneer DVR-K17YA SLIM 8X DVD+/-RW, v.0.96, A03
Windows based firmware flash utility for Pioneer DVR-K17YA SLIM 8X DVDRW Drive
Optional0.969/14/2007 Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Philips SDVD-8820 Slim 8X DVD+/-RW, v.AD20, A05
Firmware update for Philips SDVD8820 slim dvdrw
UrgentAD203/1/2007 Windows XP
TSST TS-L632D slim 8x DVD+/-RW, v.DE04, A03
Windows Based Firmware Flash Utility update for TSST TS-L632D Slim 8X DVDRW Drive
OptionalDE042/2/2007 Windows XP
NEC ND-6650A Slim 8x DVD+/-RW, v.103D, A02
Windows Based Firmware Flash Utility update for "NEC ND 6650A Slim 8X DVDRW Drive.
Optional103D12/22/2006 Windows 2000
Windows XP
QSI SDVD8820 slim 8x DVD+/-RW, v.AD18, A04
f/w for webpost same as current factory install
RecommendedAD1812/19/2006 Windows 2000
Windows XP

System Utilities - Utility

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Notebook System Software, v.5.0.5, A00
Notebook System Software is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system.
Not Defined5.0.51/22/2007 Windows Vista 64-bit
Dell Notebook System Software, v.5.0.5, A00
Notebook System Software is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system.
Not Defined5.0.51/22/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit
Dell Notebook System Software, v.4.8.0, A24
Notebook System Software (NSS) is a utility that provides critical updates and patches for your operating system. Install the NSS program to gain support for Dell 3.5-inch USB floppy drives, Intel Pentium-M processors, CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD drives, Infrared (IR) communications, and USB devices. NSS is
Not Defined4.8.011/2/2006 Windows XP
Windows XP x64
Windows 2000

Video - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
ATI IGP Xpress 1150, v.8.31 XP WHQL 061011a-053721C-Dell, A07
ATI Mobility Radeon Xpress 1150 Driver
Not Defined8.31 XP WHQL 061011a-053721C-Dell10/30/2007 Windows 2000
Windows XP
ATI IGP Xpress 1150, v.8.31.100.3.2 VISTA WHQL 061124a2-053906C-Dell, A07
ATI Xpress 1150 Vista32 WHQLed driver
Not Defined8.31.100.3.2 VISTA WHQL 061124a2-053906C-Dell10/30/2007 Windows Vista 32-bit