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#1 harkcomp

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 04:04 PM

I acquired a used Dell computer which I discovered is a much newer system than my older system.

After setting it up I found that the computer already has Windows XP Professional in the system. However, I also discovered that this computer has no sound applications working in it.

My brother looked at it and discovered that the sound card is an integral part of the mother board and after working on it for several hours determined that possibly the drivers for the sound were never downloaded for some reason. He said possibly this was a computer that originally belonged to a commercial company and possibly the company did not download the drivers for sound because they did not want its employees sitting at their desks listening to music all day long.

Is there a way for me to determine if this is the case? And if so how do I find the drivers for sound for my system.
There were no CD's or owners manual that came with the computer.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 04:33 PM

What model Dell system?

Drivers are available for specific models...at the Dell website.

http://www.dell.com/ , then type in the model in the Search window.

Windows may have it. Start/Run...type msinfo32 and hit Enter. Look at the data for System Manufacturer and System Model in the right screen.

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