|Just put a blank CDR into your CD R/W player, open up your CD burning software, and create a "new data CD". The CD burning software prompts you to select the files to include on the new data CD you want to create. Just select the file you downloaded, 96699A05.exe, to be copied to the new data CD you are creating. Once the new CD you've written is finished, you can put it in the laptop's CD player and then use My Computer or the Explorer file manager to run 96699A05.exe by double clicking on it. A dialogue box will pop up and ask if you want the files extracted to the C:\Dell\Util\Video\617Q directory. You click "okay" and then another dialogue box pops up and you click "unzip" on that one. There will then be a new directory on the hard drive of the laptop, C:\Dell\Util\Video\617Q, which will contain the video driver files you need. There will be a file in that directory named "install.txt", double click on that file and there will be instructions on how to install the driver.|
That's all you need to do for the video problem your really trying to solve.
But, since you have about 700 MegaBytes of space available on the new data CD you will be creating, and 96699A05.exe is less than 1 MegaByte in size, you have a lot of extra space available on this new data CD you are creating. I was just suggesting you also put this USB flash memory driver on as well so that in the future the laptop will be able to read and write to these little USB "pen drives" which are real handy for moving files back and forth between computers (so you don't have to burn a new CD everytime you want to copy something to the laptop). Just create a new directory on your computer where you are burning the CD called something like "USB memory driver" or whatever. Then, extract (unzip) the files from w95usbflash11.zip into that directory. Then, when you are creating the new data CD, also copy this new directory to the CD. Then, you will be able to stick a USB pen drive into the laptop's USB port, Windows will "find new hardware" and ask for a driver for the new hardware. You can direct windows to the "USB memory driver" directory on the CD and Windows will find and install the driver and from then on the laptop will be able to read and write from any of these little USB pen drives. It's just an option that might be useful in the future.