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New install of Win7 reaches a dead end.

Jan 6, 2020 12:31PM PST

Hello
I have a Dell E6230, originally shipped with win7.
I have been using it for ages with a bought Win7. I needed to replace hdd with ssd but am having problems installing any drivers for anything. Win7 loads ok but not any drivers.Downloaded them from Dell with service tag but they all give:
The procedure entry point add dll directory could not be located in the dynamic link library kernel32.dll
I am stuck, cant load drivers or access internet.
What is going on anyone.
Thanks
diode84

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see if it helps
Jan 6, 2020 1:12PM PST

Post was last edited on January 6, 2020 1:13 PM PST

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No idea what to put here
Jan 7, 2020 3:10AM PST

Thanks, I downloaded Windows6.1-KB2533623-x64.msu, updated win7 and drivers installed and I activated the os.
Couldn't be better.

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I've seen that issue.
Jan 6, 2020 12:48PM PST

The owner had a less than legit Windows and it was full of issues like that.
The other time I saw that was they tried to install a 32 bit OS but the drivers were 64 bit.

If the HDD works, I'd clone the old drive to avoid learning all there was to know about installing Windows.

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