Posted 07 May 2009 - 10:18 AM
Go to the dell site > downloads for your model.
See if there is a chipset [or INF] download for XP on your unit.
If there is DL it & install it.
If you have the sound driver downloaded try this,
Go to the device manager
Right click the listing with the !
Click Update driver
Choose No,not this time
Choose Install frrom a list or specification [Advanced}
Put a check mark in the box by Include this location in the search
Use Browse to go to My Computer>Local Disk (C:)>Cabs> [One of them will be the sound, when you locate it the OK button will "ight up" [become clickable] , when it does click it.
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