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Sound Driver? Card?

by cacross / September 8, 2006 3:23 PM PDT

Hi Everyone

Ok I was totally loving Vista Ultimate until i plugged my headphones into my Dell Inspiron 6000 and no sound came out. So I did a search for my sound driver? card? and this I found a forum and this guy had the same problem I had and somebody answered him by saying go to dell's website and install the latest sound driver. So that is what I did but it still didn't work. I think my sound driver? card? is a Sigma-Tel C-Audio. Anybody have any suggestion or solutions.

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Unfortunately no...
by John.Wilkinson / September 9, 2006 1:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Sound Driver? Card?

Sigma-Tel is unable to provide you with the needed drivers because of licensing restrictions with Dell and others, and Dell is currently not providing drivers for Vista beta testers. Thus, if the XP drivers don't work you're out of luck until Dell decides to support Vista.


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I have found a solution
by cacross / September 9, 2006 12:29 PM PDT
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For those with this same problem you have to go right click anywhere on your desktop go to personalization---->sounds----->recording---->"Line In" then go to properties the properties again. Next go to the driver tab now go to update driver. Click on the buttonn that says let me find the drivers myself. Then on your partition with Win Xp go to Computer----->Local Disk(X:) (X being whatever the letter of the partition)------>dell. It should finnd the driver pretty fast but installing it will take arounnd 5 minutes. After that it will tell you to restart plug in your 200 dollar speakers and you will hear the beautiful unskippingness of Vista

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