damonsta071
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Re: Dell Dimension 2400 w/ Windows 7- CANT CHANGE RESOLUTION???

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Instead of 106456, the folder has an 8 at the end. Is it still the same?

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Philip_Yip
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Re: Dell Dimension 2400 w/ Windows 7- CANT CHANGE RESOLUTION???

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Do you have a Dimension 2400 or Dimension 2400c?

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damonsta071
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Re: Dell Dimension 2400 w/ Windows 7- CANT CHANGE RESOLUTION???

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I have Dimension 2400.

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Philip_Yip
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Re: Dell Dimension 2400 w/ Windows 7- CANT CHANGE RESOLUTION???

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In that case r126106 should be used.
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damonsta071
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Re: Dell Dimension 2400 w/ Windows 7- CANT CHANGE RESOLUTION???

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Well, I just went into the folder C: > DELL > Drivers and I did not find R106456. What I mean is there is no folder that is called R106456 in C: > DELL > Drivers

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Philip_Yip
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Then download and run this file R106456

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NYgnat
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It runs, but then when it is all over, Windows tells you it is not compatible with this version of Windows.

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Philip_Yip
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Install via the Device Manager. See Windows Reinstallation Guide page 431-433:

http://philipyip.wordpress.com/dell-community-forums/

Right click the device and select update driver. Select location as C:Dell\Drivers\R106456

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NYgnat
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No method of the R160456 install worked for me. I went to the "driver guide" site and found a "custom" version of the Intel-direct driver (driver download 1454943) and it works flawlessly now. Just remember to DECLINE and NOT "next" any/all offers during the install process. Resolutions up to the 1280 range are now available. Much better than the 800x600 that Windows7-internal driver peaks at with more than 256 colors. And the best part- it was FREE! I was half tempted to upgrade the video to a discreet card, but I found that driver instead. I thought at the time that windows 7 was an UPgrade, it seemed to have taken me way back (visually at least) to the 386DX CPU/256Meg video card days. Didn't like that recent-retro visual at all. All better now.

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rdunnill
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The Sparkle GT 210 PCI is a great Windows 7 video upgrade.

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