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Poor DVD drive audio Dell Inspiron

My Inspiron 1525 DVD player worked great, then in mid movie, I tried to turn on closed captions. Dell's MediaDirect program crashed. When I rebooted, I had really poor audio(crackly) and a bit of video skipping. I have discovered that CD now have the same audio problem. This happens for disks played in WMP, Real Player, or RoxioMP. Audio and video from non-disk(DVD & CD) sources(net, flash drive, etc.) play fine. Hardware profile says the DVD driver is fine...
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  • cyromon Dec 12, 2008

    Thanks Ace! I reinstalled the audio driver and flashed the DVD firmware. All is well. Now, back to Stargate!

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I have the same problem. Installed drivers from Dell website but no success. Where can I find the DVD flash?
    Thanks.
    PaulK


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I also have an inspiron 1525 and I once had this issue (I'm running xp pro) but I found that you need to reinstall you audio driver, here is a link to the vista driver
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INS_PNT_PM_1525&os=WLH&osl=en&catid=&impid=

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