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#1 Al3L

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 05:14 PM

i'm having problem with my SOUND. A few couple of weeks ago, i reboot my computer. From Window Xp Home to Xp Pro sp3. I then found out everything esle on the computer work but NO SOUND.

the problem is. i can play music in Window Media Player but can't hear anything coming from the speaker.
i try mosly everything. check the Volume, un-install, reinstall the Sound Device, download a new copy of SigmaTel Audio off Dell.com. when i first install the copy i download from dell.com, the music or sound will than play for like one time.

for exsample.

I click the music in window Media player, it'll play and the sound will come out of the speaker, but once i stop it and click PLAY again. the song will play but no sound come out of the speaker.

I click on sound and audio devices properties, Under Sound - Program Events - I click on some of the wav. and press play
a error will come up and it say ... Window cannot play the %systemRoot%/media/window Xp error.Wav file. It may be damged or may not be a valid sound file. Replace the file and try again.

Under sound and audio devices properties - Audio, The Sound playback list - SigmaTel Audio, Which mean i know i have a sound device on my computer.

i'm running on a Dell Dimension E310.

Any reply will Help.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 06:18 PM

Try replacing the driver again. I'd try this one first
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/
If that doesn't work then try this one
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/
The instructions for installation are on the bottom of both links

Edited by garmanma, 27 May 2008 - 06:24 PM.

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