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OptiPlex 760 – Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 64 Bit

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Windows 7 is supported by Dell on this model and Dell’s latest drivers can be found here. I have rearranged them in installation order for convenience. These drivers will also work for Windows 8.1 64 Bit and Windows 10 64 Bit but the newer OS will have drivers inbuilt.

Hardware Upgrades

SSD – Solid State Drives

RAM – Random Access Memory

Its recommended to upgrade to 8 GB of RAM:

Check what form factor you have before upgrading.

Video Card

In addition to upgrade the video card:

Refer to the Service Manual when upgrading components.

BIOS

See Updating the BIOS.

OS Updates

System utilities

Chipset

SATA

Video

Communication

Most of these systems won’t have a modem.

Ethernet

Audio

Card Reader

Dell Media Card Reader with Integrated Bluetooth Module (CAB-200), Media Card
Reader 19-1 with Integrated Bluetooth*

Not all units have a card reader.

ControlPoint

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The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip. To support the running costs of this site, as well as the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date. Please consider leaving a donation or clicking on the affiliate link if you are planning on buying Office or a SSD Upgrade for your system anyway. I'd like to thank you in advance for leaving any donations or clicking on the affiliate links. Written in Scotland , Great Britain (GB), , United Kingdom (UK) and hopefully soon to be part of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom (CANZUK).