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03-23-2017 11:14 AM - last edited on 03-23-2017 11:18 AM by danny-r
I recently bought a dc7600 with pre-installed Win7.
I've been having problems with directdraw not working.
Could you please help me get this thing working?
03-23-2017 12:11 PM
The only suggestion I can offer would be to try the final release W7 Intel graphics driver.
IMO, if you like the PC, invest in a cheap PCI express x16 video card like the Nvidia GT 610.
03-24-2017 05:25 PM
If the drivers I posted didn't help, then actually the answer is up to you.
The dc7600 is over 10 years old. I gave mine away years ago.
Personally, I wouldn't put any money into it myself, but some folks don't want to let things go.
I'm guilty of the same thing...I have a dc7800 I should have gotten rid of by now, but it has so much of my wife's programs and files, etc on it, I just keep leaving it alone. I am put off by having to reinstall all of the stuff she has on a newer PC.
The dc7800 is still decent enough because I maxed out the memory to 8 GB, it came with an Intel Core2Duo E8300, and I had installed a Radeon HD 6570 in it way back when.
If you are willing to throw $39 bucks into your PC...this is the graphics card I would recommend...Maybe you can find one in used but tested and working condition on eBay for less.
Here's the specs on the GPU. It should make the graphics work better.