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Windows 7: Installed Win7 Pro 32-bit on my Dell Dimension 8300

08 Oct 2010   #11


We see that a lot.

Many people post negative comments about how Windows 7 is crap, 99% of the time is because of outdated hardware. If its not designed for Windows 7 why do some people expect it to work. (Not saying you did)

You could have tried compatibility mode or just like in your case, tried the Vista or even XP driver maybe it would work. If you had asked we maybe could have pointed right there.

Glad everything is fine, don't forget to create a system image so you won't ever have to reinstall again.

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08 Oct 2010   #12


Hey Guys...This is all fine for BradyLaw who seems to have unintentionally hijacked the thread, but we should be trying to help the OP Hyunho and his problem...

Hyunho have you tried the steps recommended by RichC yet?
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08 Oct 2010   #13


I hope he has, it was reported in 2009.
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08 Oct 2010   #14


Yeah these back-to-the-future hijacked threads are a PITA
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08 Oct 2010   #15


Doh!! I said my 2 cents worth thinking it was a new thread..forgot to look at the date...Pass me a beer Marge!!!LOL
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