I will use this computer as a secondary in my home, Am going to set it for my dad, So he won’t use mines anymore. He just wants it for online shopping and watching videos on YouTube. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I know it’s not going to be any faster than WinXP. I have a lot of files on my main computer that I might need in the future.

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Intel Graphics Drivers and old machines.

It came with Ubuntu which was removed when I installed Windows 7 Professional x Download it and install the software. You are commenting using your WordPress. Glad I could help If anything goes wrong or you can’t find drivers that Windows 7 will 77 than you can always re-install XP.

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OptiPlex GX280 – Windows 7 32 Bit

Am glad I got my product key before I did this. I would bump it up to at least 1GB.

Thanks for everything you guys! It’s wayy to high. If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here’s what it takes: Am installing Windows 7 on the machine. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it’s specs.


We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. My dad is not expecting for the computer to be fast or anything. Other than that, The machine winvows running blazingly faster that I thought it would. But, Aero is not supported. The install had its rough moments but I was finally able to complete it successfully.

Dell OptiPlex GX280 Windows 7 drivers

Hope this Helps, and Happy Holidays! Okay, Today I got my old hard drive from my friends house.

That am happy about. I need to get him a wireless adapter also.

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Breathed new life into an old but completely functional machine. All times are GMT These machines use the Intel G integrated video card which frustrated people by being advertised as Vista-ready supporting Aero Glass transparency in the Vista Beta but then having Aero support withdrawn completely. If you have the Windows XP disk than I would maybe try it out I say maybe because if it was me I would just accept XP but that does fx280 mean it can’t be done.


You have to use the XP driver which I linked to, there is no Windows 7 driver for the Intel chipset. I want to have the aero effects working. 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.

Do not use the executable in unzipped folder as it told me Win 7 was not supported. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I still have Windows XP installed on the original hard drive.

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