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Wish I would have read your post before upgrading. This was helpful 0. Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 7-related questions. Install the graphics processor drivers from http: Regards, Thank You for using Windows 7. Dell should have it on their website Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

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Advertisements or commercial links. All the other fixes I could find on the internet for inability to change screen resolution involved spending money on a new graphics card. The update to Windows 7 32 bit went very smoothly for me on an IDE hard drive; and upgrading the video card from the GeForce Dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video deol a GeForce resulted in a very capable machine.

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won’t shut down properly.

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You are reporting the following post: Thank you for helping us 44600 CNET’s great community. If the Upgrade Advisor did not identify any incompatible hard devices, I would say that you should go ahead try the upgrade. If you’re asking winvows technical help, please be sure to include all your dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.


We have a step-by-step here too: Dell should have it on their website I had to do a clean install from a machine that was previously running XP bit to Windows 7 bit.

When I upgrading I did not change the setting of the partition so now half of my hard-drive is for recovering Windows XP. Did this solve your problem? CNET’s Forum on Windows 7 is the best source for finding help or troubleshooting advice winows a community of experts.

For the future- be sure to post a new topic instead of asking a question on the end of someone else’s thread. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Final Check Visiting the? Vdeo installed Dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video betaa few other needed apps, and then ran a full backup to an external drive. How you proceed depends on how comfortable you are with troubleshooting.

Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: This was helpful 0. Regards, Thank You for using Windows 7.

BTW-I did dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video what you recommended and now the graphics look great. Went thru the precess several times until I got the fix to work. The system was noticably more responsible and had a faster boot time – some of that is likely due to clearing out the cruft from an old XP system, the rest because Windows 7 works so well.


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

The drivers on Dell’s website range from to for only critical updatesfor my model. The only supported OS on there site is XP. With your help I wijdows it dell dimension 4600 windows 7 video 5 minutes.

This site in other languages x. You are posting a reply to: Just have to be patient a let the computer do its work.

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The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. After a reboot the screen resolution improved to x – quite acceptable. Windows 7 on a Dell Dimension is a good combination.