Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it’s specs. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. There is always the chance it will mess up, so back up before you play with this one. 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. Every time I try installing a driver I get the error message “Installation failed!
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It’s from the Optiplexbut it uses the same audio device and it’s a Windows 7 driver. I also opriplex the “troubleshoot compatibility” option, also without success. A few people had successfully used the Windows Vista driver in Vista compatibility mode, but that didn’t work for me either.
One extra piece of information: He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it’s specs.
Compatibility Mode If this won’t work their are other options. When I open the executable in Windows 7, it doesn’t get to finish its ‘gyrations’ before it is interrupted with the “Installation failed” error message. It’s not particularly helpful in this situation with the audio driver, but it’s cagd a really cool app. 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.
I recently bought a gently used Dell Optiplex GX Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. I have an old Optiplex GX with the following hardware: Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved optpilex Microsoft Corporation.
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Dwarf, That looks promising, but when I tried it my computer still gave me an error message: Trying the sound drivers in compatibility mode is the first thing I tried. To answer your questions: Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere.
As for the sound card idea, I’ve got plenty of slots left and I wouldn’t be adverse to installing one internally or externally. 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? After that I plan to start looking at sound cards or XP, unless you fine folks think of something else.
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 of gibberish without any kind of letters that I recognize. Thank you all for all your help!
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Every time I try installing a driver I get the error message “Installation failed! Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Having problems with onboard audio with a Dell Optiplex and W7 I’ve been refurbishing some Dell Optiplexes and have run into a problem. I’ve tried running the audio drivers in compatibility mode and as Find More Posts by Dwarf. 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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I am using a pair of speakers plugged into the audio jack in the back of the computer. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Hi Nekton, If there are no drivers for win7, you may be out of luck.
It s distinctly possible that I am doing this wrong.