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I upgraded my operating from win dows xp to windows vista ultimate. am using dell optiplex GX260 and my screen resolution now is very low of which i cant change and the colour depth is 16 bit also i ant change that so some progrmmes of mine cannot run again on my machine. it is a desk top. need drivers for my display adapter on vista

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I upgraded optiplex GX260 with Windows Vista. I lost video resolution on the monitor. Can you email me the link for the driver? Thanks, paa


Vista has a cutoff date on desktop computers for supporting drivers for video.
Your options are to go back to XP, or see if your computer has a spare
PCI slot, if so then buy a PCI VGA board that is Vista supported.
When you open your case and install the board, bootup and Vista
will detect the new VGA board and install the required drivers.

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Can i upgrade WIN7 for Optiplex GX260? Upon installation, im having problem with screen resolution (No options to change screen resolution)as it remain with 600X800 and audio(Unable to detect...


Dell Optiplex GX260 is a very old model and does not have drivers for windows 7. also the graphic card will not support the aero features in win 7. i recommend you stick to xp for your gx 260

Jun 21, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Resolution screen is getting big in size


just go to your desktop and right click if you are running windows 7/vista click screen resolution... if you are running windows xp then click display and then adjust the resolution from there....

Jan 20, 2011 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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Lost resolution windows vista upgrade on GX260


Hi there.
The optiplex GX260 does not support Vista, it only supports XP, Win2000, Win98 and NT 4.0.


Regards and thanks for choosing FixYa!!

May 27, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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I want a driver for my dell optiplex gx260 vga i am using a vista operating sestem


As the person above said, that video card will not work with Windows Vista. You are basically left with 2 options:

1. Downgrade the computer to Windows XP, in which the video card will work with

2. Purchase a new video card like this one

Really the choice is yours, but I would downgrade and save the $!

Apr 23, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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DRIVERS


plz check the dell website for the drivers

Jun 13, 2008 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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Install Vista on Dell optiplex gx 260


The big problem you will ever face with Windows Vista using optiplex gx260 is the screen resolution...This is a great hurdle in the upgradation of Windows...You're also to keep in mind that there are some softwares which are not compatable with Vista like folder lock etc...So I'd suggest not to shift to Vista...XP is still the best option...allowing multiple tasks to perform securely, faster and without any compatability issue...Enjoy using Windows XP...

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Lost resolution windows vista upgrade on GX260


Hi all,

I tried numerous solutions for this issue and none of them worked except this one. I tested it with Vista Ultimate and don’t know if other Vista versions have the same drivers but here’s what worked for me:

1. Right click ‘Computer’ then left click ‘Properties’ to open up System window.
2. Click ‘Device Manager’
3. Click ‘+’ on ‘Display Adapters’ and you should see the drivers for your video. Right click and select ‘Update Driver Software...’
4. Select ‘Browse my computer for driver software’ and click ‘next’.
5. Click ‘Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer’
6. Untick ‘Show compatible hardware’
7. Select ‘Intel Corporation’ then select ‘Intel 82865G’. Click next.

This will install the drivers. No they are not the same drivers for the hardware but they work a treat!

May 05, 2008 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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Re: Resolution


You need to update your current video card built into the pc. Go to this link, it's for your GX260. Save this link in your favorites. You'll need to return here later as you update.
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&ServiceTag=&SystemID=PLX_PNT_P4_GX260&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
Open control panel, than open Display. Click the settings tab. Than click Advanced, click on the Adapter tab. You'll need to write down the Adapter type & the Adapter Information. Now you can download from the link the correct drivers for your video card.
Enjoy & take your time with this.
Please vote!

Jan 30, 2008 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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