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Lost resolution windows vista upgrade on GX260

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

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  • Anonymous Jun 14, 2008

    From where i found the driver of GX260 Vga driver for vista



  • alan787 Jun 14, 2008

    i lost lots of driver when i upgraded dell optiplex gx260 to windows vista, can any body help, thank you

  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2008

    No driver for vga integrated (intel 845 gev) card

  • peter_mbaya Jul 03, 2008

    upgraded dell optiplex gx 260 to vista premium but has only 16bit resolution. tried driver detective but got little help. please anyone out there with vista compatible drivers for my dell.

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    yes i do i cant put a higher resoltion on mi pc it socks jajajjajaj send my that please

  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2008

    Plzzz send video driver for me.

  • sahim Aug 04, 2008

    I have installed windows vista I lost my video resoulation

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    drivers for vid

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    I am unable to get the right resolution.I have installed the graphics driver for Windows XP and it does installs but it doesn't works fine as the chipset info is not working fine...What is the real problem?How can it be solved? Plz help me...I am waiting for your replies,
    Thank you...!

  • Raniel0808 Nov 22, 2008

    I have the same problem. I lost the resolution of my monitor.

  • balernitano Jan 12, 2009

    We have a similar problem with upgrading Optiplex GX260 from Win2000 to XP Home. Upgrade SP2 installed fine, but Sound, Ethernet and Video-VGA are not working, no drivers found. Please help us to get this running.



    Ronald, Switzerland

  • adil younas Feb 25, 2009

    i need graphic adapter driver for my GX280... please help, i am waiting for your replies... i am in biGGGGGGGGG troublee .. :(

  • adil younas Feb 25, 2009

    I've dell GX280.. i need driver for graphic adapter for Windows VISTA.. please somebody help , I've tried everything but all in vain.. i am waiting for your answer.. experts please help me out...

  • emran_sharif May 01, 2009

    Lost resolution windows vista upgrade on GX260" problem

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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!

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I dont know if this will work but it did for me its on GX260 its the video driver its works for me but i dont know for you it gives resolutionback so here ftp://ftp.us.dell.com/video/R126990.EXE so tell me if it works but if it doesnt work maybe its the vista you have i have home basic but try anyway XD!

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Hi

I am afraid Dell has not released certified Windows Vista drivers for OptiPlex GX620 though it was marketed as "Vista Capable".

OptiPlex GX620 uses Intel 945 chipset and integrated Intel Graphic Media Accelerator 950. Windows Vista have built in base drivers these devices. Running windows update will install latest MS drivers for the chipset and integrated Video.

Anyway, Windows XP drivers (Dell Released) works fine in Vista. I have added Audio Drivers as Vista does not have these. Some GX620 ship with ATI X1300 or Radeon x600

Intel 945G Graphics Controller - Intel 945G Graphics Controller
Intel chipset Software Installation Utility - http://ftp.us.dell.com/chipset/R132539.EXE
Analog Devices ADI 198x Integrated Audio - http://ftp.us.dell.com/audio/R97809.EXE
ATI X1300/X1300 Pro - http://ftp.us.dell.com/video/ATI_X1300-Pro_A03_R162009.exe
ATI 256MB Radeon X600/Radeon X600 SE - http://ftp.us.dell.com/video/R135061.EXE

Mike

Posted on May 07, 2008

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    Mike Doe May 08, 2008

    gudra1/harmindermas



    Thanks for bringing my attention to GX260 and not GX620. I apologies for taking you on a wide tangent.

    Anyway, Windows Vista and Vista updates would have all the drivers.



    The onborad Intel 82845G Graphics Controller isn't great though. It tends to fade/blur out.

    Please reply if you have further problems and i will respond at best effort.



    Mike

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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, arshad
arshadptvworld@hotmail.com

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Had the same problem with no suitable Intel 82845G vista graphics driver for the dell optiplex gx260, so  as suggested on another site I tried the 82865G drivers available in all copies of vista and it works just fine!
(untick "show compatible drivers" when upgrading the graphics driver from device manager and choose the intel 82865G driver)
Good Luck - Richard from Brisbane

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Simple! I bought a gx260 off eBay ($75AU) and did a fresh install of XP. Then installed software for my TV card. Being "clever" I upgraded to Vista (after putting in a different drive), had problems, installed Ubuntu, had problems. Put the original drive back in (after 2 days of being "clever"), all fixed!

Simple solution = DON'T update an old Dell box running a Pentium 4, 512 Mb RAM and Intel graphics.
Box is now running fine as a web browser and free to air Digital TV recorder. 

PS Throughout the history of computing people have tried to update old hardware and found similar problems. You are not alone!

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I had the same problem with an Optiplex GX620. I had just about given up hope to get this resolved. On my last google search I saw an ad for DriverMagic. I installed it and ran it in demo mode. It installed the Realtek AC'97 Audio driver and it's working for me. I'm doing more testing to make sure.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

Dont know the rules here but .... if you can get ahold of tiny vista ultimate it has all the updated drivers for virtually any machine..i bought 30 vista ultimate serials and mass installed the borderline illegal (unless you do it like i did) vista on all the machines ... in fact not only does it preform 10X better i have areo glass with the onboard intel grafix card....then had to change the keys in all the copies it saved me about 2 days but not only that ...all the optiplex drivers work even with areo glass.... google tiny vista unattended ..download it and change the key to a legal one...or search to find out how to make your won copy

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Harmindermas asked about optiplex gx 260 not gx 620 which is newer....

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Video and NIC XP drivers for dell optiplex gx260 will work with Vista but they have to manually installed. After installing vista, use device manager to update driver and browse to the location where the XP drivers are stored. I tried to manually install the driver for onboard audio. It seemed to work and is being shown in device manager as being correctly installed and working but I have no audio; perhaps there are other issues I have to resolve.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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


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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...’
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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!
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