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Old 03-09-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
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Default Got old ish computer, don't know where to start for the drivers

OK, so I got an old-ish Dell as a present, 40GB IDE hard drive, no CD drive, 2.0Ghz P4, not great, but whatever. So I install Windows. It is in 8bit color mode at resolution 1 x 1. I manage to install my USB WiFi adapter and get Windows update, it luckily got me the video driver, so I am running 32bit color at a high res, like 1280 x 1024 or whatever. But I still have no sound! I downloaded Everest and did the report thingy, so could someone tell me where I would start looking for sound drivers?

Also it came with a 256MB stick of something like PC2100, so I put in a stick of 512MB PC2700 and I only have 512MB or RAM in Windows...something is up there.

Ugh, the report was too long to put in here (what she said!) so I had to find somewhere else to put it (what she said!!)


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Old 03-09-2009, 11:58 PM   #2
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well i have a great program for you, today is your lucky day! Ram - you sure its compatible? check the motherboard manufacture/number for us..also for updating your drivers use this program..its decent quick and eaiser than searching around the internet.


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Enter your Service Tag, and it should have most of the downloads you'll need for drivers, along with BIOS updates
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