Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX150 PC Desktop ?

Help I just bought this off ebay and the hard drive has been wiped clean, it says windows 2000 on it but don't have that can I put another windows on it. and have a second question, how do I reinstall window on it never had a hard drive wiped totally off before.


Answers :

You cannot use a DELL Windows 2000 key with a Microsoft (or HP, emachines,etc) disk. DELL's Product keys will only work with DELL disks. They can even be finicky about that. A Win2K SP4 key code will not work with a previous SP (Service Pack) disc; however I have found that the opposite is true an older keycode will work with a newer disk (ex. SP1 keycode will work with a SP4 disk). I tried this many times in reloading machines for my employer. So I would look around at Thrift stores for an older DELL Win2K Disk. You might could even find one on ebay.
\015\012You can put other versions of Windows on it as long as your comoputer meets the specs. It is really easy. Just put in the disk and make sure the computer is set to boot from CD first.
I think the best you can do is...buy a windows xp recovery cd from ebay and install windows xp.'
\015\012Its easy to find the drivers for windows xp on google and the licence and recovery cd cost you about 30 euro +p+p.
\015\012I bought a lot of this windows xp and all work 100%..
\015\012I hope this helps you...
\015\012Here are the driver`s for windows xp
\015\012http://drivers.softpedia.com/dyn-search.php
\015\012here are the windows
\015\012http://software.shop.ebay.de/items/Betriebssysteme__windows?_trkparms=72%253A1229%257C66%253A2%257C65%253A12%257C39%253A1&_catref=1&_sacat=8132&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_pgn=2
\015\012But get them informed that you need a cd in english...!
\015\012They will send you the english cd
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