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Where do I find a working Windows 7 driver for the Intel 82865G graphics chipset?

Where do I find a working Windows 7 driver for the Intel 82865G graphics chipset?

I have an old Dell Inspiron 3000 which came with Windows XP. It's still quite decent, 3 GHz P4, 2 GB RAM.

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Guest [Entry]

"I am putting this out there in case someone else runs into this issue.

The Intel chipset is on-board. I discovered the reason for the crappy resolution in Windows 7 was that the memory to share with the video card was set to 1 MB in the BIOS. I changed this to 8 MB (the maximum) and after the PC rebooted I was able to select a higher resolution."
Guest [Entry]

"Download the latest Windows XP driver for the intel 865 graphic card. (I used the XP Professional version) download

After extracting the driver (I recommend the .zip file over the .exe), go to ""Device Manager"" in Vista or Windows 7.

Easiest way to get there is ""Win key + pause/break"" -> ""Device Manager""...
Second easiest way is to click ""Start"", right click ""Computer"" -> ""Properties"" -> ""Device Manager""
Third way is to fumble around in the control panel until you find it... good luck...
3. Click on the arrow to the left of ""Display Adapters"" and you should see the ""Standard VGA Graphics Adapter"" drop down.

Right click on the ""Standard VGA Graphics Adapter"" and choose ""Update Driver Software""
Choose ""Browse my computer for driver software""
Choose ""Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer""
Find the ""Have Disk"" button (lower right corner) and click on it
Browse to the location where you extracted the Intel 865 XP driver zip file and go into the win2000 folder, then choose ""Open""
You should see a driver in the main box now, that says it's for the Intel 865 Graphic Adapter. Choose ""Next"" and it will begin the driver installation.
Once the driver is installed, reboot and you are all done!"