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Speakers, no sound - odd driver issue?


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#1 IditoUser

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 01:21 PM

Hi, hoping somebody might be able to point me in the right direction. Was having a memory issue, so I pulled and re-installed memory; per instruction (not here, Dell).

I'm running a Dell XPS 400 and everything is working, but the speakers. I've gotten the Install new Hardware prompt for the Audio Device on High Definition Audio Bus above a couple of times, and try to go through the process and then something keeps popping up with an IDT Audio High Definitioin Codec.

I've found some stuff on the forms about simliar, but was hoping somebody might point me in a good direction. I've gone to Dell support, but before I stupidly try to download a bunch of drivers I thought this time I might ask for help first. :thumbsup:

Ran the diagnostics, heard beeps from my speakers, but can't play sound...

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 12:14 PM

Do you have the model number and/or Service Tag number of the Dell?
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#3 IditoUser

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 06:55 PM

I do, and this is where I usually make an error. I went to Dell Support and started the troubleshooting process. Usually, this is where I will download drivers ad nauseum and really screw up my system. I've done a couple of their steps, removing and installing the hardware, but it breaks down on the install with the IDT Codec bit.




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