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Regards, Thank You for using Windows 7. This site in other languages x. Dell says that dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video is not supported and is quick enough to give me a link telling me to buy a new PCbut I have friends that have installed it on other old Dell Dimensions where it has worked a treat.

Installing Windows 7 32-bit on a Dell Dimension 4600 Desktop

However, I find that I no longer have audio. The system was noticably more responsible and had a faster boot time – some of that is likely due to clearing out eell cruft from an old Dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video system, the rest because Windows 7 works so well. This was helpful 1. Sorry this didn’t help. Once all the partitions are deleted, proceed eindows the installation and the system will setup default partitions and boot up fine.

I have been working on this problem for the same machine for a week. You are reporting the following post: The page says there is apparently only ONE supported Dell Dimension Model that can be upgraded out of the whole Dimension range, covering a good models. Fixing Video At this point the system runs x on a generic VGA driver, so dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video the video driver is a priority.


Of course you will not get Aero support – if you want that you will need to get an appropriate AGP video card. A wonderful step-by-step solution to fixing screen resolution, which I could never have figured out for myself.

I had to do a clean install from a machine that was previously running XP bit to Windows 7 bit. I had noted the machine had a Intel G graphics processor, which Windows 7 does not support – don’t panic. I cannot seem to find the right driver to work. If the Upgrade Advisor did not identify any incompatible hard devices, I would say that you should go ahead try the upgrade.

Dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video, there was a problem flagging this post. Help, my PC with Windows 10 won’t shut down properly Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won’t shut down properly. Did this solve your problem? Try the Vista driver if available.

Installing Windows 7 The actual installation process is done by booting from the proper DVD bit for this system. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: The idea was to minimize the upgrade expense – they are planning to buy a new system next year.

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. I 46000 the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video not fully shut down. When I upgrading I did not change the setting of the partition so now half of my hard-drive is for recovering Windows XP.


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It was my understanding that there were no compatibility issues in such an upgrade; and when I check the status of the audio drivers, it shows that it’s functioning properly. When the disk partitions come up, click the advanced menu and delete all the existing partitions there were some OEM partitions for recovery that I wiped away – those partitions dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video supported recovery to XP so they were useless.

At least this allows screen viewing at normal resolution and I can think about upgrading fideo hardware at my dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video. Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 7-related questions.

BTW-I did exactly what you recommended and now the graphics look great. Restore djmension Data At this point, plug windws your external drive where the Easy Transfer file is stored, wander to the file, double click it and a wizard will take you through the restore process.

Hi Fred Not supported and not possible are 2 distinctly different things. Installing Windows 7 bit on a Dell Dimension Desktop.