I’m not sure I was opening the right file, mind you; I only found the “system file” and neither of the other two file types that you listed. Page 1 of 2. I don’t think this should be a problem, though, since I have done all this successfully before for a different Dell running XP. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. All times are GMT It’s from the Optiplex , but it uses the same audio device and it’s a Windows 7 driver. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.
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I also tried the “troubleshoot compatibility” option, also without success.
It came with Ubuntu which was removed when I installed Windows 7 Professional x 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 don’t think this should opitplex a problem, though, since I have done all this successfully before for a different Dell running XP.
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TimStitt, I tried adding legacy hardware in device manager, but it didn’t work. I am using a pair of speakers plugged into the audio jack in the back of the computer.
I haven’t connected the Dell to the internet yet. Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? I’ve tried running the audio drivers in compatibility mode and as A few people had successfully used the Windows Vista driver in Vista compatibility mode, but that didn’t work for me either.
Find More Posts by Dwarf. Dwarf, That looks promising, but when I tried it my computer still gave me an error message: I tried the XP driver once straight from the download and a second time running it in XP compatibility mode, but neither worked. I tried going to the Dell website but they just said that my computer is not compatible with Windows 7. I osund the file repository anyway, but it didn’t have any optiplez that have been modified more recently than yesterday I’ve just been trying to fix the audio since this morning.
Find More Posts by fireberd. Your second suggestion looks promising, but I doubt that the Vista driver ever even made it into the file repository. The problem is that I can’t seem to get the sound to work; my computer keeps saying “No audio output device is installed”.
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It s distinctly possible that I am doing this wrong. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums.
Frostmourne, Wow, that’s a really cool application! However, before we give up on you lets try audko few things. When I downloaded the driver from the internet it was a.
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Do you suppose there is a way to force it to install? After that I plan to start looking at sound cards or XP, unless you fine folks think of something else.
The time now is Find More Posts by Frostmourne. My knowledge of drivers and yx280 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? The audio cadd files do not support your computer hardware.
Thank you all for all your help! I assume the function of running the executable is sounnd unpack the driver’s system files to FileRepository? We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.
I recently bought a gently used Dell Optiplex GX Most of the Dell systems require Dell sound drivers to either work or work correctly. Page 1 of 2.