After that I plan to start looking at sound cards or XP, unless you fine folks think of something else. Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? Windows 10 64 bit. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. The problem is that I can’t seem to get the sound to work; my computer keeps saying “No audio output device is installed”.

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I checked the file repository anyway, but 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.

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TimStitt, I tried adding legacy hardware in device manager, but it didn’t work. I haven’t connected the Dell to the internet yet. That would solve my problems, but I wouldn’t get to play with Win7 which is why I’m doing this in the first place. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. It’s not particularly helpful in this situation with the audio driver, but it’s still a soun cool app.


Find More Posts by Nekton. I recently bought a gently used Dell Optiplex GX That is indeed my graphics card, but it’s not what’s giving me trouble at the moment. When Soubd open the executable in Windows 7, it doesn’t get to finish its ‘gyrations’ before it is interrupted with the “Installation failed” error message.

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Windows 7 Ultimate x I tried the XP driver once straight from the download and a second time running it in XP compatibility mode, but neither worked.

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TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts suond power users. I also tried the “troubleshoot compatibility” option, also without success. My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere.

You should still load the drivers for it. Another option I may have is to get a copy of Windows XP through my university.

Then I looked on Google and checked some forums. Frostmourne, Wow, that’s a really cool application! It s distinctly possible that I am doing this wrong.

Yes, my password is: Having problems with onboard audio with a Dell Optiplex and W7 I’ve been refurbishing some Dell Optiplexes and have run into a problem.


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Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Could it mess up your sound settings? Frostmourne Windows 7 Ultimate x 2, posts. The Optiplex runs Windows optiplez perfectly, with good volume for the onboard audio.

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Hi Nekton, Try this.

Please try again now or at a later time. The install had its rough moments but I was finally able to complete it successfully. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I am using a pair of speakers plugged into the audio jack in the back of the computer. This is originally designed for installing hardware that is not plug and play; but may work for you.

There are many posts about this on the Dell users forum.