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#1 cuss625


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Posted 07 February 2007 - 05:31 PM

I recently installed Windows98 into a Dell Dimension 4100, and now I can't get any sound. I've downloaded and tried to install all of the audio drivers offered by Dell for that model. None seem to work. I don't have a sound card in the machine, shouldn't I still get sound?

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 07:21 AM

Have you tried this?

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:22 PM

According to the link provided by fozzie the sound card is optional. You also say that there is no sound card in the system.
Is there any place on the back to plug in a set of speakers? If not, you dont have one.
The sound card is, of course, what produces sound. If you dont have one its a relatively cheap item <20 bucks.
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Posted 10 February 2007 - 08:15 PM

I don't have a sound card in the machine, shouldn't I still get sound?

What do you think. :thumbsup:


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Posted 14 February 2007 - 11:13 PM

Are you sure you don't have a sound card?

Only reason I ask is that some Dells have a set of obvious plugs that you can plug into and nothing will happen because the speaker plug is actually off to one side, while the one in the more obvious set is nonfunctional.

Are you plugged into the right port? Should be the top one on that model. The middle plug should be "line in" and the bottom one should be "microphone."

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