Dell C840

Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 3.6 MB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.50, A18 / 29 Mar 2002

Windows device driver information for Dell C840

The device driver of the Dell C840 is used to support the execution of the Basic Input Output System associated with the computer motherboard. The installation of the correct device driver allows the computer user to directly access the programmable buttons found on the host computer system. This device driver and its associated hardware component is commonly identified with the Latitude notebook product line. This mobile computing device provides the computer user with a competent alternative to a desktop computer system. As long as the correct device driver is installed into the host computer system, all the operation and functionality of its 1.8 GHz Pentium class processor remains supported. The device driver also supports the functionality of other attached hardware components like the 15 inch Liquid Crystal Display based computer screen and the 37 GB hard drive. Although the device driver for these components are pre-installed into the host computer system they will not function correctly without the corresponding device driver for the Dell C840.

Outdated Drivers?

Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.

To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates

The device driver for the Dell C840 also supports the execution of an optical media driver including an integrated wireless connection via a mini-PCI expansion card. The supported hardware component allows for the execution of content creation software applications including computer video gaming programs. The device driver of this hardware component also helps to support the execution of power related functionalities like the ACPI. This type of feature supported by the host operating system platform is more commonly used in mobile computing systems instead of desktop machines. The role of this feature is to help conserve battery life in order to allow for a longer usage of the supported hardware component. Typically depending on the type of battery that is installed in the host computer system, it can remain operational from approximately 3 to 12 hours. The device driver also supports the standby and hibernation functions of the host operating system environment. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Dell C840 errors before installing any driver updates.