OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (2024)

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A device driver or software driver is a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device. For theOptiPlex 7060, all the drivers' installation for their devices is similar except that some system may have more devices than the other.

After a clean installation of the Microsoft® Windows 10 operating system, you must install the following drivers/software packages:

Table of Contents:

  1. System Type Driver installation guide
  2. System Drivers
OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (1)

System Type Driver installation guide

Microsoft® Windows 10

OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (2) Note: Use this page as a reference for what the drivers should look like in Device Manager when installed. Drivers can be downloaded fromthe Dell Support Site.

OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (3) Notice: See articleID: SLN128938 Drivers and Downloads FAQfor help identifying Video controllers and other hardware components.

OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (4) Note: The drivers' installation for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are mostly identical. (Most of the device drivers will be pre-installed during the Windows 8.1 and 10 installation process.) For best results, we recommend installing the Intel Chipset driver utility first.


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After a fresh copy of windows is installed, always install the Intel chipset driver utility first. After that, you can install the rest of the devices' drivers in any sequence. However, we would recommend you follow the convention below.

Categories Driver Name Micro Form Factor Small Form Factor Mini Tower
Chipset Drivers Intel Chipset Device Software Driver
Chipset Drivers Intel Management Engine Components Installer
Chipset Drivers Intel Serial IO Driver
Chipset Drivers Intel Thunderbolt Controller Driver
Chipset Drivers USB 3.0 Optional as Windows 10 will install the default native USB 3.0 driver. Optional as Windows 10 will install the default native USB 3.0 driver. Optional as Windows 10 will install the default native USB 3.0 driver.
Chipset Drivers Realtek PCIe Memory Card Reader Driver x
Storage Drivers Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and Management Console
Video Drivers Intel UHD Graphics 610/630 Series Driver
Video Drivers AMD R5-430 and RX550 Graphics Driver x
Video Drivers Nvidia GeForce GT730 and GTX 1050 Graphics Driver x
Audio Drivers Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
Audio Drivers Waves MaxxAudio Pro Application
Network Drivers Intel I2xx / 825xx Gigabit Ethernet Network Controller Driver
Network Drivers Intel 9260 9560 8265 7265 3165 WiFi Driver
Network Drivers Qualcomm QCA61x4A QCA6174A-XR QCA9377 WiFi and Bluetooth Driver
Network Drivers Intel 9x60 826x 726x 3165 Bluetooth UWD Driver

System Drivers

OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (5) Note: The driver list is based on driver installation from the Dell Support Site on a basic OptiPlex 7060 system without any additional optional cards fitted. Generally, Windows has comprehensive support for many items, but the following Dell™ - branded drivers and software must be installed for proper operation of the operating system if it has been removed and reinstalled:

Chipset Drivers

Check if the chipset driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest chipset update from theSupport Site.

Chipset >Intel Chipset Device Software Driver.

After Installation
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Check if the driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update.

Chipset >Intel Management Engine Components Installer

Check if the driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update.

Chipset >Intel Thunderbolt Controller Driver

Check if the driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update.

Chipset >Intel Serial IO Driver

After Installation
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Check if the driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update.

Chipset >Realtek PCIe Memory Card Reader Driver

Storage Drivers

Check if the Rapid Storage Driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update.

Serail ATA >Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and Management Console

After Installation
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Onboard Video Driver

Check if the onboard video driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

Video >Intel UHD Graphics 610/630 Series Driver

OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (10) Note: If the system supports a discrete graphics card, install the Intel® HD graphics driver first, followed by the discrete driver installation.

Discrete Video Drivers

Check if the discrete video driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

MFF SFF MT
X Video > 2GB AMD Radeon R5 430
X Video > 4GB AMD Radeon RX 550
X Video > 2GB nVIDIA GeForce GT 730
X Video > 4GB nVidia GeForce GTX 1050
X Video > 2GB Dual AMD Radeon R5 430
X X Video > 4GB Dual AMD Radeon RX 550

OptiPlex 7060: Windows 10 Driver install order (11) Note: There is no room on a Micro Form Factor Chassis for a discrete video card.

Audio Drivers

Check if the audio driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

Audio >Realtek High Definition Audio Driver

After Installation
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Once you have installed the audio driver, theHigh Definition Audio Deviceentry becomes theRealtek High Definition Audioentry.

Check if the audio software is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

Audio >Waves MaxxAudio Pro Application

Network Drivers

Check if the Network Controller driver is installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from the Support Site.

Network >Intel I2xx/825xx Gigabit Ethernet Network Controller Driver

Before network drivers are installed, the Microsoft® Windows operating system does not recognize the integrated LOM and sets the device up as anEthernet ControllerunderOther devices. Once you install the network drivers, it is recognized properly underNetwork adapters.

Check if the Wireless card drivers are installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

Network >Intel 9260 9560 8265 7265 3165 WiFi Driver

Check if the Wireless and Bluetooth card drivers are installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

Network >Qualcomm QCA61x4A QCA6174A-XR QCA9377 WiFi and Bluetooth Driver

Check if the Bluetooth card drivers are installed by looking at Device Manager. If you can't see it then Install the latest update from theSupport Site.

Network >Intel 9x60 826x 726x 3165 Bluetooth UWD Driver

After Installation
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Security Drivers

Check if the Security Software is installed by looking at Device Manager. If not Install the Driver Package fromSupport Site.

Security >Dell ControlVaultCDF

After Installation
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