Windows 10: Dell 2710 xps Solved

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  1.    24 Aug 2015 #41

    WhyMe said: View Post
    Just checking:

    You downloaded the right driver architecture yeah? (X86 or AMD64)

    If it's the right architecture then maybe head over to the Microsoft Update Catalog and rolling back to an earlier driver. Occasionally the latest doesn't work properly. They currently have 4 different versions available for the AR8161 (including the latest)
    I have run into the same issue. Dell does not support Windows 10 for the 2710 (probably for reasons like this). Unfortunately I believed Microsoft when they told me that Windows 10 works with my computer and did the upgrade before finding out that Dell doesn't support the OS on this machine. As mentioned earlier, Qualcomm has no Windows 10 drivers for any of their hardware. My workaround is to use WiFi on my 2710. Hopefully Qualcomm, Microsoft or Dell will release a new driver. The Microsoft driver is installed on my computer and does not work.
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  2.    24 Aug 2015 #42

    This is so strange, the ethernet connection works fine on my Dell 2710 , and it is using the Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 PCI-E , and the driver is the Microsoft provided one dated 4/1/13, Version
    Last edited by larryk; 24 Aug 2015 at 18:16.
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  3.    25 Aug 2015 #43

    I changed to an external network card, an disabled to network card in the computer and it now works in Windows 10. This is a dell problem with the mini network card that is installed on the machine....
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  4.    29 Sep 2015 #44

    2710 success

    I used the windows 10 media creation tool found here Installing Windows 10 using the media creation tool - Windows Help

    to install windows 10. Everything went fine, except my card reader ceased working until I installed the 2720 card reader driver. I do get a multimedia control panel error, however everything seems to be working fine. No issues with my comcast internet access. QUALCOMM Atheros ar8161 network drive dated 4.1.13
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