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Dell speakers wont work! Please help!

by piercertdh / October 23, 2006 8:19 AM PDT

OK, this is the third time I have created a thread on this particular forum. I know that is rather unfashionable, and depending on who you are, possibly rude, but I have even more information on my older topic. Again, if you didn't know, my speakers that came packaged with my Dell do not work. I have EVERYTHING plugged in correctly and all possible mute buttons are turned back up to audible levels. My Dell came with Windows XP, however, I got a horrible virus from LiveWire and have had to get a technician to wipe my memory in order to destroy the virus. The technician was even nice enough to download all of my Windows XP software back onto the computer, however, my speakers now do not work. I have been told recently that I should get a speaker driver or something of that sort from Dell's official site. Sadly, the person who told me that failed to give me a direct URL, but this was my fault for not getting that person my system information. If anyone has any help, please, by all means, help me. Thank you very much. My system info is below....

Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 1

Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz
512MB of RAM

If anyone can get me the direct URL to download the driver or whatever it would be GREATLY appreciated.

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Here is a URL for Dell Drivers and Downloads
by PudgyOne / October 23, 2006 9:34 AM PDT
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Call Dell tech support
by levelmeasure / October 23, 2006 2:06 PM PDT

If your computer is brand new, call Dell tech support and have them walk you through the driver install. You already paid for the support when you bought the computer, so why not use it?

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I agree,
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 23, 2006 9:16 PM PDT
In reply to: Call Dell tech support

but even better, as you have used Dell Support recently, you should still have the unique Asset or Service tag for your Dell computer. If it isn't handy, right click your My Computer icon on the Desktop and select Properties. This will display the System properties for your computer. In the General tab, click the ''Support Information'' button and the next window will display your Asset tag, also called the Service tag. The window also gives Dell's support web site.

Goto that site, select the link on the left for Technical Support, and in the new window choose either ''Drivers and downloads'', or ''Troubleshooting and FAQ''.

In either web page you then have to insert your Service tag, and then click the Go button.

This should take you to further online support.

I hope this helps.


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