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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 1MB in the BIOS. I changed this to 8MB (the maximum) and then the PC rebooted I was able to select a higher resolution. link|flag answered Aug 18 '09 at 5:53 Nick Kavadias

Nick,

Does this give Aero functionalty ?

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No, tried it on my old Dell laptop, and I looked high and low for a workaround, none available, no Aero on the 865 graphics. :-( –  Moab Sep 24 '10 at 2:55

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No

Unfortunately it is too old for standard drivers, let alone full Aero functionality.

See here

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Yeah, you can get a decent look, but since this is software simulated-hardware accel, expect a performance hit if you do enable transparencies, etc. –  serotonin Mar 15 '12 at 5:23

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