Dell Vostro 1510 Windows 8 Drivers

Dell Vostro 1510 released with Windows Vista and XP as default operating system. I already write an article listings all drivers you need if you want to upgrade to windows 7.  So here I list out the drivers you will need if you want to install windows 8 or 8.1 on your Vostro 1510.

1. Chipset Drivers
Intel 900 series chipset 
Windows 8 will automatically install your chipset drivers or You can install chipset drivers by using windows automatic updates, or automatically let intel detect and choose the latest drivers for you chipset. If you want to use drivers from DELL, here is the download link, it is originally for windows XP-7, but also supported windows 8.

Intel Chipset Drivers
Version, A01
Compatibility : Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 32-bit/64-bit

The latest drivers can be found on intel download page by searching for chipset version

2. Audio Driver
Realtek ALC268 Audio Drivers
Windows 8 will install default Generic audio driver for your Vostro 1510. You can increase the performance and stability by installing the latest Realtek Audio Drivers. You can download the drivers from dell or Realtek.

Audio Drivers:
Realtek High Definition Audio Drivers 
Compatibility : Windows 7/8 32-bit/64-bit
Version from Dell : Download
Version : Latest from Realtek : Download *please agree to the term and agreement first

3. Card Reader
O2Micro OZH24 SD/MMC Host Controller
Windows 8 will not install this driver (base on current windows 8 version), so what you need to do is install windows XP drivers in windows 8. If it does not install, set the compatibility mode for Windows XP, Then right click and select "run as administrator" to install:

Card Reader
O2Micro OZH24 SD/MMC Host Controller
Version, A01
Compatibility : Windows XP/7/8 32-bit/64-bit 

4. Touchpad
We need to install touchpad driver using the same method to install Card Reader driver which is by using windows XP drivers for windows 8.

Alps TouchPad
Version, A00
Compatibility : Windows XP/7/8 32-bit/64-bit

A user report touchpad version 8.1200.101.131,A02 enable swipe gesture for charm and etc for windows 8. You can download it here: Download

5. Graphic Drivers
Intel 965 Graphic Drivers 
You need to run windows automatic updates for this since Intel doesn't not provide the drivers on their support page. If you prefer to download and install it manually :
Download 32-bit
Download 64-bit 
The drivers are packed in CAB format so you need to extract and install the drivers using device manager. (tutorial)

Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS
The driver available on Nvidia website or you can also use windows automatic update to install it.
Download 32-bit
Download 64-bit 

Other drivers will installed automatically, if you have problems do let me know by leaving your comments below.
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