I also posted this almost exact post here: So far so good! Similar help and support threads. Tell us about your experience with our site. I will use this computer as a secondary in my home, Am going to set it for my dad, So he won’t use mines anymore.

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Windows 7 on Dell SX280

You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an fell Microsoft global customer service number. Glad I could help If you want to wibdows Windows 7 on your PC, here’s what it takes: He just wants it for online shopping and watching videos on YouTube. Originally Posted by Microsoft Support. Thanks for everything you guys! That am happy about.

Tell us about your experience with our site. Is it possible to install Windows 7 on this machine? If you have the Windows XP disk than I would maybe try it out I say maybe because if it was me I would just accept XP but that does not mean it can’t be done. I have the same question 2.


My dad found a Optiplex GX lying around somewhere. That am pretty happy about.

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I also posted this almost exact post here: Hope this Helps, and Happy Holidays! Windows Ultimate 64 Bit. So far so good! It doesn’t really matter now.

W 7 bit Ultimate. So I’ll justs hook up the old hard drive and wipe that hard drive that has Win7. Did this solve your problem? Of course man, That was one of the first things I did when I booted the machine with the installation disk.

Okay, Today I got my old hard drive from my friends house. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. If anything goes wrong or you can’t find drivers that Windows 7 will accept than you can always re-install XP.

Should I go for it? Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. But, Aero is not supported. How satisfied are you with this response? Well, The computer is going to be for my dad. All times are GMT Drivers for Windows 7 might also be an issue, Check with Dell Support Page for the model an see if they have any drivers for Windows 7.


If you have the disk Although HomeGroup is a cool feature you can share a folder or even a drive in XP, or buy a network storage unit. I would bump it up to at least 1GB.

You may care to optpilex a complete wipe of the Hard Disk Drive first. I have to delete it, I doubt that am going to get more RAM for it.