Every time I try installing a driver I get the error message “Installation failed! The system file is the one that I opened. TimStitt, Epic Fail is my computing themesong! Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. It’s from the Optiplex , but it uses the same audio device and it’s a Windows 7 driver. I recently bought a gently used Dell Optiplex GX Originally Posted by Nekton TimStitt, I tried adding legacy hardware in device manager, but it didn’t work.

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I recently bought a gently used Dell Optiplex GX Hi Nekton, Try this.

Find More Posts by thefabe. Find More Posts by TimStitt. He brought it back home and I was pretty impressed by it’s specs. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. After that I plan to start looking at sound cards or XP, unless you fine folks think of something else. I don’t think this should be a problem, opitplex, since I have done all this successfully before for a different Dell running XP.

It just comes up as “unknown or none” and has no details when I click on it. I’m willing to try pretty much anything except application of solder.


We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Similar help and support threads. I checked the file repository anyway, aurio 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.

With the s though, the audio is extremely low and faint.

Audio Driver for Dell Optiplex GX – Windows 7 Help Forums

Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? Thanks again for your help! This is originally designed for installing hardware that is not plug and play; but may work for you.

There is always the chance it will mess up, so back up before you play with this one. gz280

I installed it on my Dell and got all the information that I will need for setting the computer up. The audio driver files do not support your computer hardware.

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Fireberd and the rest of you helpful folks: The install had its rough moments but I was finally able to caard it successfully. All times are GMT That is indeed my graphics card, but it’s not soune giving me trouble at the moment.


One extra piece of information: 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.

Compatibility Mode If this won’t work their are other options. Then I looked on Google and checked some forums.

Dell Optiplex GX280 Audio Driver

Windows 10 64 bit. TimStitt, Epic Fail is my computing themesong! It s distinctly possible that I am doing this wrong. The Optiplex runs Windows 7 perfectly, audoo good volume for the onboard audio. Hi Nekton, If there are no drivers for win7, you may be out of luck. Drivers aren’t doing the trick yet.