I hope a fix is in the works!! I booted from the CD and audio tested perfectly fine in the diagnostics environment. If you’re running XP you can download the driver here: I suggest posting your question in the correct forum at the link below: Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

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Let us mess with our computers a little! Unfortunately if I like to the legacy driver inspron will redirect you to the AMD home page. This is also unofficial, the official maximum is 2 GB. I booted from the CD and audio tested perfectly fine in the diagnostics environment. Afterwards, installing the Vista drivers for the display Dell calls them video and Synaptics touchpad enhanced the system even more. You can use AIDA I hope a fix is in the works!!

Or respond to Media Player sound features.

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We went to the Dell website and downloaded the audio driver, but still nothing. She can’t hear her music or UTube, but video works great. So Device Manager says all is well delk the rest of Windows says no audio device is installed.


knspiron System and Maintenance,then click: I suggest posting your question in the correct forum at the link below: Anyway, when I got everything back up almost nothing worked How do i force an update?

Windows 7 and 8. Dell Inspiron Windows XP–there is no sound and no error messages. It also works well.

I have a Dell Inspiron w1505 I had to reinstall vista in order to fix an issue with windows media player Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions. The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip.

However now sigmattel i try to play audio or video files there is no sound on video there is video but no sound At the audio sign there is the Speaker icon with a red and white X, similar to the mute sign however when you scroll over it, is says: Disabling the modem ausio downloading new drivers seems to have repaired the problem.

I know you mentioned this, but try visiting the Dell site and installing the updated audio driver for your particular model. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Of course, make sure you don’t need the modem or if you do, troubleshoot reinstalling that while not affecting the audio.

Sometimes users are told they will have to reinstall Windows. Sigmatel driver from Dell didn’t help.



But that inspirob a lot of trouble to go through, just to change the default device from the modem – or some other obsoleted and redundant device – back to the device which should be handling sound on the machine. Up to Windows XP this was called “disable in current hardware profile”. I too lost audio when I reinstalled Vista Premium. The only change with my problem is that sigmtel wasn’t the modem that I had to uninstall.

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Here is what I do by following the second step like you said: The system automatic downloaded the driver for sigmatel HD Audio.

We’ll try anything short of buying a new laptop or motherboard.

The issue and most likely solution has not changed much since or earlier, when I first encountered it as a novice. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.