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No sound on computer

I have no sound on my dell 4500s dimension
unable to play cd or listen to music

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I had the same problem and just fixed it.
1st download the file ALCXWDM.SYS from google.
2nd go to start
3rd go to control panal.
4th go to perfromance and manitence.
5th go to system.
6th click the hardware tab.
7th then device manger
8th then double click DELL.
9th click sound,video game controllers.
10th find the one with the yellow mark.
11th right click it
12th click update driver.
13th then next
14th then it asked for file ALCXWDM.SYS.
15th find it in you computer.
16th when its says cannot find file soundman.exe hit cancel and it asked you to countine w/o file say yes and do this untill it is finished,
17th your sound should be fixed after that,
18th if not you have a differnt probb.
gooodd luck

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Try updating your sound card drivers; Click here to download drivers for Dell 4500s Dimension.

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