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Should I go for it? That am pretty happy about. He just wants it for online shopping and watching videos on YouTube. Drivers for Windows 7 might also be an issue, Check with Dell Support Page for the model an see if they have any drivers for Windows 7. How satisfied are you with this response?

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Windows 7 on Dell Optiplex GX Similar help and support threads. Well, The computer is going to be for my dad. Am just glad that I at least to tried it before anything else happens. So I’ll justs hook up the old hard drive and wipe that hard drive that has Win7. Am glad I got my product key before I did this. The install had its rough moments but I was finally able to complete it successfully.

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Okay, Today I got my old hard drive from my friends house. My dad is not expecting for the computer to be fast or anything. Because am pretty confident about sticking with Windows 7 on this computer. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Make sure Microsoft Update is also checked.


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So in a long shot, I just want to sync up both computer in my network. I need to get him a wireless adapter also. Am installing Windows 7 on the machine. It’s really snappy when it opens a cideo window or IE 8.

Intel Pentium 4 HT 3. I would bump it up to at least 1GB. The time now is Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. I know it’s not going to be any faster than Wx280. I have to delete it, I doubt that am going to get more RAM for it. If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here’s what it takes: This thread is locked.

If you have the disk Although HomeGroup is a cool feature you can share a folder or even a drive in XP, or buy a network storage unit. I still have Windows XP installed aindows the original hard drive.

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Here is my BIOS screenhttp: My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere. How satisfied are you with this reply?


But, Aero is not supported. How satisfied are you with this response?

Of course man, That was one of the first things I did when I booted the machine with the installation sx80. Am not so sure about installing Win7. Am having second thoughts about installing Windows 7 on this machine because of it’s low RAM and it’s older chipset.

Have you run Windows Update? If I do install Win7 on this machine, Am going to remove all the eye candy from it so it won’t rely as much on it’s graphics.

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