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Windows 7: Dell Dimension 2400 - Resolution Problems

05 Sep 2012   #31


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnnyrberg View Post
Thanks guys, I used the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Windows* XP (exe)

and it corrected wonderfully.

I am installing Windows 7 on a Dimension 2400.
johnnyrberg, thanks for letting us know you found a solution! And welcome to Windows Seven Forums!


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12 Oct 2012   #32

windows 7 x64 professional

Thanks a gazillion, Zidane! The driver link worked like a charm on my Dimension 2400 for Win7! I just ran the exe properties compatibility as XP SP3 and Administrator and the resolution is beautiful again! woot!
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06 Jan 2013   #33

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I believe you all are over thinking this, I have the same exact dell, had the same problem after installing windows 7. All you have to do is:
1. Download drivers
2. After download right click on downloaded file, click on properties
3. Navigate to the tab that says "compatibility"
4. Where it says "Compatibility mode" select that box and make sure it is set to "Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
5. Click "OK", now proceed to install and it will work fine
*****You have to do this with all of the drivers, but it works on all of them.
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09 Feb 2013   #34

windows 7 32 bit
successful install of win2k_xp14103.exe

Just to let you know another successful install on Dimension 2400 using the instructions here to get graphics driver win2k_xp14103.exe. Thanks very much.
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