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Can I install Windows 8.1 on Dell Inspiron 15r n5010

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    Windows 7

    Can I install Windows 8.1 on Dell Inspiron 15r n5010

    I have 2.5 years old Dell Inspiron 15r n5010 with Intel Core i3 processor (M370 @2.4 GHz) and 3gb RAM. Right now I have Windows 7 (64 bit) installed on my machine.
    I have two questions:
    1. Can I install Windows 8.1 (64bit) on my machine?
    2. There is no driver available for Windows 8 for this series of laptop on Dell's site. In that case, can I use Video, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth drivers of Windows 7 (64 bit) for Windows 8.1 (64 bit)?

    P.S.: Dell provide drivers for Windows 8 for Inspiron 15r n5110 series of laptop. Can I use n5110 series of drivers on my n5010 series of laptop?


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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 7

    Thanks for quick reply theog.
    I ran the utility and below is the screen shot of compatibility details:
    Click image for larger version

    What does this mean? My current drivers of Windows 7 are valid for Windows 8.1 as well?

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