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Drivers aren’t doing the trick yet. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Already have an account? Every time I try installing a driver I get the error message “Installation failed! 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. Could that potentially do irreversible damage to my Vista laptop?

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Also install your motherboard drivers. It came with Ubuntu which was removed when I installed Windows 7 Professional x To answer your questions: Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. I’ve tried running the audio drivers in compatibility mode and as It’s from the Optiplexbut it uses the same audio device and it’s a Windows 7 driver. After that I plan to start looking at opriplex cards or XP, unless you fine folks think of something else. Your second suggestion looks promising, but I doubt that the Vista driver ever even made it into the file repository.

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The install had its rough moments but I was finally able to complete it successfully. Except for the sound driver. Well, that and to play Portal. This was helpful 0. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Thanks again for your help!


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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”. Source it is very laggy and slow.

Download HWInfo32 and use the guide in my sig to indentify the audio driver and update it. All these downloads have been done on my Acer laptop running Vista, then the zipped gx2280 are transferred via flash drive to the Windows 7 Ddll. 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.

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. Find More Posts by TimStitt. If its Realtek you can download the manufacturer’s driver.


I have an old Optiplex GX with the following hardware: Advertisements or commercial links. You should still load the drivers for it.

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If so it is strange that they couldn’t find all the appropriate drivers for this particular build of carrd. Could that potentially do irreversible damage to my Vista laptop? Every time I try installing a driver I get the error message “Installation failed! I assume the function of running the executable is to unpack the driver’s system files to FileRepository?

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