Drivers aren’t doing the trick yet. Dwarf, That looks promising, but when I tried it my computer still gave me an error message: My knowledge of drivers and the workings of programming is 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? That would solve my problems, but I wouldn’t get to play with Win7 which is why I’m doing this in the first place. Advertisements or commercial links. Could that potentially do irreversible damage to my Vista laptop? I haven’t given up, but I’m beginning to suspect that I will need to install a sound card to make Win7 work as it should.
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I don’t think this should be a problem, though, since I have done all this successfully before for a different Dell running XP. Frostmourne Windows 7 Ultimate x 2, posts.
Find More Posts by Nekton. I tried the XP driver once straight from the download and a second time auudio it in XP compatibility mode, but neither worked. Find More Posts by Frostmourne. If so it is strange that they couldn’t find all the appropriate drivers for this particular build of machine.
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Please try again now or at a later time. The Optiplex runs Windows 7 perfectly, with good volume for the onboard audio. I also tried the “troubleshoot compatibility” option, also without success. If its Realtek you can download the manufacturer’s driver. I assume the function of running the executable is to unpack the driver’s system files to FileRepository?
To answer your questions: Did you enter that into the Dell web site? Hi Nekton, If there are no drivers for win7, you may be out of luck.
We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide auxio of tips and tricks. I don’t have any personal files on that computer yet, and I can always re-install Win7 if something goes horribly wrong.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I haven’t connected the Dell to the internet yet. But would I still have the same problems of compatibility between my Dell and Win7? Your second suggestion looks promising, but I doubt that the Vista driver ever even made it into the file repository.
It s distinctly possible that I am doing this wrong. 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.
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. Find More Posts by fireberd. Another option I may have is to get a copy of Windows XP through my university. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.
Dell machines have their own unique Service Tag. My knowledge of drivers and the workings of programming is 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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That is indeed my graphics card, but it’s not what’s giving me trouble at the moment. Find More Posts by thefabe. He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed auduo it’s specs. Windows 7 Ultimate x Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: