Do you suppose there is a way to force it to install? My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere. Having problems with onboard audio with a Dell Optiplex and W7 I’ve been refurbishing some Dell Optiplexes and have run into a problem. Could it mess up your sound settings? I installed it on my Dell and got all the information that I will need for setting the computer up. Find More Posts by TimStitt. Thank you all for all your help!

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After that I plan to start looking at sound cards or XP, unless you fine folks think of something else. I haven’t connected the Dell to the internet yet.

Compatibility Mode If this won’t work their are other options.

Then I looked on Google and checked some forums. Most of the Dell systems require Dell sound drivers to either work or work correctly. Could that potentially do irreversible damage to my Vista laptop? The time now is With the optipled though, the audio is extremely low and faint.

However, before we give up on you lets try a few things. Find More Posts by Nekton.

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Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Find More Posts by Dwarf. It just comes up as “unknown or none” and has no details when I click on it.

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Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I did finally find out where my computer unzipped the files, but when I tried to open them in Notepad, all I got was a string soound gibberish without any kind of letters that I recognize.

If its Realtek you can download the manufacturer’s driver. Windows 7 Ultimate x Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? My knowledge of drivers and the workings of programming wound VERY 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?

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The problem is that I can’t seem to get the sound to work; my computer keeps saying “No audio output device is installed”. Thanks again for your help! But would I still have the same problems of compatibility between my Dell and Win7?

Well, that and to play Portal. 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? Intel Pentium 4 HT 3.


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When I downloaded the driver from the internet it was a. I checked the file repository anyway, but it didn’t have any drivers that have been modified more recently than yesterday I’ve just been trying to fix the audio since this morning.

Thank you all for all your help! He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it’s specs.

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. Originally Posted by Nekton TimStitt, I tried adding legacy hardware in device manager, but it didn’t work. I’m actually a student and this is my finals week, hence I’m not going to have much time for this until Friday afternoon.

It came with Ubuntu which was removed when I installed Windows 7 Professional x