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No sound after installing monitor

by MarDel53 / May 1, 2009 11:36 PM PDT

I have a dell dimension 3000; just purchased their 20" wide screen S2009W flat panel monitor;

Using XP Home edition;

after installing the monitor, I now have no sound;

Yes, had sound just before the install.

I did a system restore with my old flat panel attached; still no sound;

I updated all the drivers;

still no sound;

I have to admit I like the new monitor over my 15" monitor; but I am now wondering if my system cannot support the new monitor?

My sound card that came with the dimension 2000 is Soundblaster 24
by creative technologies.

any help would be most appreciated.

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Hi, Mardel
by Osprey4 / May 2, 2009 12:18 AM PDT

This is kind of obvious, but were your speakers integrated in the old monitor?

Check device manager and tell me if you see any errors under sound devices.

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regarding my sound
by MarDel53 / May 2, 2009 5:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Hi, Mardel

no the monitors do not have integrated sound. Should have indicated that I guess.

I even attempted using brand new speakers thining the speakers could be shot.

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Sound card drivers?
by Osprey4 / May 2, 2009 6:05 AM PDT
In reply to: regarding my sound

Did you try updating the drivers?

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driver up dates
by MarDel53 / May 2, 2009 7:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Sound card drivers?

Yes I indicated that in my original posting!

But I still appreciate your posting.

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More ideas
by Osprey4 / May 3, 2009 6:54 AM PDT
In reply to: driver up dates

I can't imagine why changing monitors would cause this to happen. You could try uninstalling your sound card in Device manager and then reboot to reinstall.

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