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Optiplex GX270 with Vista. But no ethernet, audio or video.

A couple of months ago I bought a Dell Optilex GX270 with 32 bit version of Windows Vista off someone else.  I turned it on after I connected it to my router and get an error message telling me that the computer doesn't have the devices for audio, video and network adapter.  There are no drivers on the dell site for Vista and I was hoping to get XP reinstalled by calling Microsoft.  Since it was an OEM copy of XP from Dell I couldn't get it, but they tried to convince me to get Windows 7 for it.  Even if I do wouldn't I still have the same driver problems?

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RE: Optiplex GX270 with Vista. But no ethernet, audio or video.

I am not sure what is your question?

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RE: Optiplex GX270 with Vista. But no ethernet, audio or video.

Windows Vista is not recognizing my audio and video cards or even my network adapter.  There are no drivers for Vista on this site.  My question is would installing Windows 7 help with my hardware issues? 

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RE: Optiplex GX270 with Vista. But no ethernet, audio or video.

Hi,

Please read this thread and provide the info to get the drivers for you system.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/19523874.aspx

Mark my answer as resolved if your issue is resolved

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RE: Optiplex GX270 with Vista. But no ethernet, audio or video.

Windows Vista is not recognizing my audio and video cards or even my network adapter.  There are no drivers for Vista on this site.  My question is would installing Windows 7 help with my hardware issues? 

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