Question about Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop
Recently installed Windows XP Pro on my aunt's Dell Optiplex GX270.
Everytime I try to play a CD or DVD, it says there's no sound card installed. Is a sound card the same as an audio driver? Or is it hardware?
I went on the Dell website and found an audio driver for it, & downloaded it on a disc to install on her computer.
If it's only the driver software that I need, do I need to download a separate driver for watching DVD viewing also? Or will the audio driver be good enough?
If I will need a separate DVD viewing driver, which do I choose? There's s ''Video'' section that has 5 files & ''CD/DVD'' section which has 39. I'm not sure which one I'd need.
Here's the link:
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
On the Audio driver question: the answer is yes the Audio driver is what allows you to have sound.
On the DVD software, I did not see any software on Dell link. Download Windows Media, newest version is ver.11
It will allow you to watch DVDs
You can also check this site:
Copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
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Posted on Dec 13, 2008
The audio driver is the software for the sound card (hardware). Are you sure you have a sound card installed? - is there an audio jack to connect the speakers to? The DVD viewing requires DVD viewing software and a DVD drive. The latest Windows Media Player supports DVD. Also check Device Manager in Control Panel for any other hardware driver problems.
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
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