[Solved] Dell Inspiron 1520 & Win 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by bruce_b, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. bruce_b

    bruce_b MDL Novice

    May 25, 2016
    I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 which came with Vista
    It currently has BIOS A02 or A04 (can get A09 if needed)
    Want to install Win 7 .. Have a Dell OEM Win 7 OS CD
    Will this self activate or does this BIOS use SLP which
    may need to be changed in order for Win 7 to self activate

  2. locob

    locob MDL Member

    Jun 2, 2010
  3. tonto11

    tonto11 MDL Addicted

    Jun 18, 2012
    #3 tonto11, Sep 9, 2017
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2017
    Just to elaborate a bit

    You've got to upgrade to the unmodified A09 before you install the A09 with slic 2.1 added, don't cheat the process.
    The second upgrade process may seem like it's gone to sleep, don't worry, just close any folders you may have open and let it do it's thing. Eventually it will reboot and upgrade, and then reboot to the os.

    the Daz loader folder contains a file with all the manufacturers oem keys for all flavours of Win
    supported by the loader. So when it comes to activation you just choose the key for the win you've got
    and enter it in the activator .

    Just did this process for a couple of D630s, sliced bread

  4. bruce_b

    bruce_b MDL Novice

    May 25, 2016
    Used your modded A09 BIOS for the Inspirion 1520 and the correct Dell SLP file for Windows 7 Pro
    It is installed and activated fine, just need to tweak some settings. .. Thanks