I am using a pair of speakers plugged into the audio jack in the back of the computer. The system file is the one that I opened. Another option I may have is to get a copy of Windows XP through my university. Do you already have an account? My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

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Help with Dell Optiplex GX280

Frostmourne, Wow, that’s a really cool application! One extra piece of information: Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: You should still load the drivers for it. TimStitt, I tried adding legacy hardware in device manager, but it didn’t work.

I installed it on my Dell and got all the information that I will need for setting the computer up. hx280

Except for the sound driver. Yes, my password is: Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Source it is very laggy and slow.

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Dell machines have their own unique Service Tag. Optiplex GX Sound Driver. My knowledge of drivers and the workings of programming is Optiplsx limited, but is there a possibility that I could run the executable on my Vista laptop, then transfer the files in the file repository over to my Win7 Dell with a flash drive, then do the name change?


optplex Is it possible to use both the internal intel and a pci-e nvidia graphics card at the same time with two monitors on a Dell Optiplex GX? Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

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I don’t have any personal files on that computer yet, and I can always re-install Win7 if something goes horribly wrong. All these downloads have been done on my Acer laptop running Vista, then the zipped folders are transferred via flash drive to the Windows 7 Dell.

I depl going to the Dell website but they just said that my computer is not compatible with Windows 7. Most of the Dell systems require Dell sound drivers to either work or work correctly.


Intel Pentium 4 HT 3. I recently bought opptiplex gently used Dell Optiplex GX Find More Posts by Frostmourne. Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere.

Dwarf, That looks promising, but when I tried it my computer still gave me an error message: Find More Posts by Dwarf. Welcome to Xg280 7 Forums. Already have an account?

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TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Default True Driver Name hp deskjet c series Motherboard: Providing that the vista drivers you downloaded were for exactly the same hardware device, it may be possible to force the install using the legacy hardware function.

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