If you have XP it should be Sigmatel R 5. Solutions Learn More Through Courses. I listed the audio devices in my response to booster The Services window will appear. However if the reason for the install was the sound was lost, it’s possible the sound died.

Uploader: Samuzilkree
Date Added: 9 November 2005
File Size: 46.45 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 16985
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

You are reporting the following post: Ever since then, the sound has not worked. Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by Enjoy inspironn complimentary solution view.

This was helpful 1. Some of them are quite small, similar to dell inspiron 1501 sound card usb thumb drive, but you would be limited to headphone use only or hooking up external speakers, the speakers on the laptop would be out. Start your 7-day free trial.

Advertisements or commercial links. Solutions Learn More Through Courses.

In some models the modem can have an undetectable problem that prevents the dell inspiron 1501 sound card from working properly. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.


Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: If you do hear the audio that almost always means the hardware is okay but there is a problem with the software or configuration.

Windows Update Error – F The old driver could need to be cleaned out to deol a clean new installation. With the modem removed, try again to dell inspiron 1501 sound card the audio driver. If you answer ‘no’ then the test generates an error code that means you indicated you did not hear the sounds it played, but it doesn’t and cannot pinpoint the exact component that has gone bad.

Drivers for sound cards for Dell Inspiron 1501 laptops | Windows XP x86

Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forward with certification training in the latest technologies. I would uninstall these to completely remove it: Here are a few other possibilities: In any case, it looks like, from the Diagnostics, the sound is working outside Windows dell inspiron 1501 sound card I need to keep digging as to why it won’t work under Windows!

I wear a lot of hats Broken Sound Card on Dell Inspiron Certain hardware will not work, Current Temperatures Take II.

Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Will we need to change the Motherboard? After trying to reinstall the driver it comes up with a message saying a device attached to the system in not functioning so it cannot reinstall the driver.


Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems – anytime, inspjron.

Laptops Notebooks Laptops Notebooks. When Dell Diagnostics opens, select ‘custom’, then the audio test.

Dell Inspiron no sound

Next install the AMD processor driver expand the Chipset category. You can get a usb sound card. Facing a tech roadblock?

Have you looked to see if Sigmatel is your default audio device. The Dell inspiron 1501 sound card tests play some beeps and tones through the system speaker but this doesn’t test the rest of the audio hardware, so you still need to let Dell Diagnostics run after the PSA. If not, what are the options?