I followed the steps in sequence except I delayed the modem removal until the end. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform. Try running the audio test in Dell Diagnostics to check it. Does anyone know if this laptop has a sound card or would I need to replace the motherboard to replace the sound card? Booster49 Thanks for your very comprehensive response. Do you think I need to check inside the laptop since the headphone socket is damaged? Yes its probably a software related problem.

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I have carried out all of the other checks you suggest and all are positive. Then try to install the new version. Try running the audio test in Dell Diagnostics to check it. Scroll down until you find “Windows Audio” towards the bottom of the dell inspiron 1501 sound. If you have XP it should be Sigmatel R 5. It will be listed alphabetically if there.

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Still no sound Incidentally, after I uninstalled, the computer did beep a few times when starting up on error messages not related to this problem deol. Learn when you want, where you want with convenient online training courses.

In any case, it looks like, from the Diagnostics, the sound is working outside Windows so I need to keep dell inspiron 1501 sound as to why it won’t work under Windows!


I have tried everything you suggested and here is the result: I dont dell inspiron 1501 sound compatability will be an issue but you can always upgrade dell inspiron 1501 sound to newer drivers if it doesnt work just try it.

To test this you have to physically remove the modem, not just uninstall the driver. Learn the top ten threats that are present in modern web-application development and how to protect your business from them.

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Dell Inspiron no sound

In some models the modem can have an undetectable problem that prevents the audio from working properly. Facing a tech roadblock? All volume is on and dlel full level and I have updated the sound driver from the Dell site so I assume this could be a hardware problem. The old soundd could need to be cleaned out to ensure a clean new installation. Perhaps you can give me a bit dell inspiron 1501 sound detail as to what I need to do. dell inspiron 1501 sound

I couldn’t see any option for uninstalling the Legacy Audio drivers. Select ‘Diagnostic’ from the boot menu. Try it for free Edge Out The Competition for your dream job with proven skills and certifications.

Dell inspiron 1501 sound tel driver file name deell with the letter R and delete the folder s. Next install the AMD processor driver expand the Chipset category. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.


Dell Inspiron 1501 no sound

With the modem removed, try again to install the inspirin driver. The headphone socket dell inspiron 1501 sound damaged and, after fiddling dell inspiron 1501 sound bit with the the jack of some headphones i managed to get some sound throught he headphones so I imagine the problem with the headphone socket is somehow disabling the speakers. Premium members can enroll in this course at no extra cost. Only delete folders whose ‘R’ names correspond to a Sigmatel driver. Does anyone know if this laptop has a sound card or would I need to replace the motherboard to replace the sound card?

Yes its probably a software related problem. Iinspiron Learn More Through Courses.

Although, I must say, having got the Dell non Dell inspiron 1501 sound diagnostics to play through the speakers okay I am still puzzled! Here are a few other possibilities: Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems – anytime, anywhere.

I looked at a video today showing a Knoppix screen and I sojnd see that.