Sound driver problem usually occurs after system reinstall. I then uninstalled the Modem driver in Device Manager and deleted it from the system so Windows wouldn't reinstall it. This time it worked!
|Date Added:||21 June 2018|
|File Size:||30.17 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
When I went to Device Manager, it showed that the latest drivers had been sounc and that the audio was working fine. Of course, make sure you don't need the modem or if you do, troubleshoot reinstalling that while not affecting the audio. Reboot your computer, then Windows will install the sound driver automatically. Unfortunately advice given deevice this situation is often misdirected.
My kid is home from LSU with a laptop with no sound.
But it could well be that it's automatically redetected. It will detect the problem sound driver and find new driver for you automatically. Let us mess with our computers a little! Then try to disable it.
This was helpful 1. I found out why.
DELL Inspiron- NO AUDIO OUTPUT DEVICE IS INSTALLED
Typically, advice is given to uninstall and reinstall the audio card - sometimes recommending physical removal and reinsertion of the card or even its replacement - or reinstallation of the sound card drivers or installation of entirely new drivers for the card. Up to Windows XP this was called del in current hardware profile". Here is what I do by following the second step like you said: Changing the selection back to the correct device will fix the problem with no reboot necessary in Windows XP.
Sometimes users are told they will have to reinstall Windows.
To continue using kerie.info, please upgrade your browser.
I then uninstalled and deleted the 'SigmaTel HD Audio' drivers and then downloaded the latest drivers again from Dell. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.
This was helpful 0. And Vista dveice, if you read this, we're not morons! Yes, I rebooted after install. Then rebooted and, as you reported jflynn33,Vista reinstalled both drivers and the sound and modem work. All of these things may - in some cases they apparently do not - result in correction of the basic problem by forcing the correct selection of the default device.
Or sounr to Media Player sound features. No sound or audio in Inspiron Windows XP. I suggest posting your question in the correct forum at the link below: Sigmatel driver from Dell didn't help.
Disabling the modem and downloading new drivers seems to have repaired the problem. Hey I'm having the exact same problem, the audio icon has a red circle with a white x in it and says "no audio input device is installed" i have a dell laptop and i had no problems with the aduio till a few days ago when my compter had some problems and i reloaded windows vista home premium 32bit and ever since the aduio hasn't worked. Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.
Beyond installing the driver on the Dell site I went thru the process 2 times just to make surewhat next can we try to help resolve this?
Update the driver using Driver Easy If you have problem with updating the driver manually, you can use Driver Easy to help you, which is a driver update tool compatible with Windows 7. If you are using Dell computer with Windows 7 and have sound driver problem, you can try solutions here to fix the problem.
So, I skipped dll to the last step of getting rid of both the sigma driver and the modem driver, and when I rebooted, the computer installed BOTH automatically I now recall that after I finished the Devics "Upgrade Sell that it automatically re-installed the modem driver and this is when my audio stopped working. First attempts at fixing were the basic uninstall of the driver to have Windows reinstall.