But that seems 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. Wilkinson June 3, 9: May I buy you a drink MR Grif. So Device Manager says all is well and the rest of Windows says no audio device is installed. CNET’s Forum on Windows Vista is the best source for finding help or troubleshooting advice from a community of experts. I suggest posting your question in the correct forum at the link below:
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That’s exactly how I did it and worked for me I restarted the computer and everything was back to normal.
Advertisements or commercial links. I did this and rebooted and no fix. The system xell downloaded the driver for sigmatel HD Audio. Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.
DELL Inspiron- NO AUDIO OUTPUT DEVICE IS INSTALLED
I then sohnd the audio and wah-laaaah- i had sound. Next attempt was to uninstall and delete the driver completely from my computer and then download the latest driver from Dell. So, I skipped straight 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 Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: We’ll try anything short of buying a new laptop or motherboard. I’m inclined to agree with the comment above me that you just need drivers.
This was helpful 0. 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.
Then try to disable it. Hey out there, can you please help a techno-phobe?
Here is what I do by following the second step like you said: Sometimes users are told they will have to reinstall Windows. So essentially, if you are troubleshooting Audio issues and all basic troubleshooting fails, try removing the Modem drivers and see if that helps! I uninstalled the sigmatel HD Audio and deleted the driver, then rebooted the system. Changing the selection back to the correct device will fix the problem with no reboot necessary in Windows XP.
But that seems 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.
This was helpful 1.
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Let us mess with our computers a little! I booted from the CD and audio tested perfectly fine in the diagnostics environment. So Device Manager says all is well and the rest of Windows says no audio device is installed.
Then rebooted and, as you reported jflynn33,Vista reinstalled both drivers and the sound dfll modem work. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Dell Inspiron m Driver Downloads If that doesn’t get it done, then the sound card may be toast. You can use AIDA I did exactly what you said and my audio returned as soon as I had deleted the modem driver.
My kid is home from LSU with a laptop with no sound. 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?
Since it’s new, call Dell. You are posting a reply to: The modem cannot play many of the files used for system sounds!