Thanks a lot, after 2 hours of searching for the answer and the driver I finally got it. Anyhow, problem solved – I hope this helps someone else before they tear all their hair out! After installing the drivers I checked the device manager and noticed that the three unknown devices were now gone. Inspiron , Padlock on Disk Cleanup. I will, however, take your advice about the install order into account the next time I have to format a HD.

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While your download site is helpful if you know exactly what driver you are looking for, weeding through all the drivers listed for a given system is still somewhat difficult given the limited description information posted for each one.

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. August 12, at After installing the drivers I checked the device manager and noticed that the vase unknown devices were now gone.

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Facing ping spikes after updating some drivers. You can do a devicd guesswork in device manager, like what is missing that is dell inspiron 640m base system device there. Stephenjfa is correct, the driver is available for theE, E, m, and any other machine that utilizes the SD card reader. You can try doing a complete windows update which checks dell inspiron 640m base system device latest drivers available from Microsoft site.

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Help with troubleshooting Windows Operating System. I downloaded the driver from the Dell support Web site and the three unknown devices disappeared and were replaced by the actual devices. TCCJul 13, Join overother people just like you! Base System Device and Missing drivers.

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The order of the drivers is somewhat important when reloading an OS. I installed systej the drivers but I couldn’t get rid of the question mark 3 base system in the device manager, and I couldn’t install the memory card reader driver too.

I don’t know if izzyq tried the suggestion above, but Insoiron did, re-installed WinXP from scratch then re-installed the drivers off the Dell site in the order specified – and found that it was exactly the same!

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September 14, at 3: This will give you some guidelines as the reference. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

InspironPadlock on Disk Cleanup. I couldn’t install video, modem, network drivers.

It gives some “pci. But after i installed the Dell System Software and rebooted, the memory card reader driver was able to install and finally get rid of the 3 question marked base system in the device manager.

Your name or email address: Jan 3, Messages: What dell inspiron 640m base system device me about Dell is that even if you enter the Service Tag into their site which is unique to your machine they still list pages of drivers and updates that aren’t applicable! This worked for my Inspiron m and 64bit Windows Vista Enterprize edition.


I have one problem I have one driver missing in my device manager it is listed as PCI bus 2, device 9, function 3 in the properties for the device does anyone know what driver I need to install to correct this any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Recently I bought a new 460m laptop with Vista. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Now that I think about it, I think it was this driver:. It’s important that these be loaded first as the carry updates and patches for your Dell computer. I recently encountered a problem where a Dell Inspiron displayed dell inspiron 640m base system device base system devices after installing Windows XP onto the machine.

I went onto the Dell support Web site and downloaded the drivers to the local hard drive.