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Here is all of your drivers for your computer.
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_8300&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=

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Cant get into bios and g force g220 has disabled my sound


Maybe your Graphic Card has overridden your system default audio setting by changing your Graphic Card to the primary sound device. I recommend checking to see what device is setup as your default device. You can do this by right clicking on your sound device icon and choosing playback devices. If your sound device is missing, right click inside the box and choose show disabled devices and enable whatever device is listed as disabled. Keep in mind, you should make sure the device you want to use is setup as your primary device.

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No sounds are coming from my speakers or headphones


Hi friend,

firstly you check,sound driver is available in your system or not,as per your comment i think sound driver is missing in your system.
follw the given instruction and check sound driver is available on not.
1- right clieck of "My Computer" icon
2- Chose the Manage option.
3- Go to the Device Manager option
4-Check Audio,video driver (if yeloow indication are showing in audio,video option)
Thats means sound driver are missing or need to be upgrade.
(Go to control pannel and open "Sound and Audio Devices" properties if all the options under it is disable thats means audio driver is missing)
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When you parchase the system you carry a motherboard CD,put in that cd into cd drive and install the appropriate drivers,if you have no Cd in that condition you download the drivers from net,

Thanks,,,,,

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I need instructions on how to reinstall my sound device, I have no sound comeing out of my speaker and it is hooked up and turned on


  1. Bad software settings.
  2. Corrupt or missing sound drivers.
  3. Compatibility issues with the operating system and/or other hardware.
  4. Speaker related issues.
  5. Bad or missing sound card.
Windows XP
  1. Open the Control panel
  2. Open the "Sounds and Audio Devices" icon.
  3. Verify the "Place volume icon in the taskbar" checkbox is checked. If this option is not available or is grayed out, skip to the next section of this document.
  4. If you were able to check this box, click ok and close out of this window and the Control Panel.
  5. Double-click the sound icon in the Systray and verify that all the sound volumes are mid-way or higher.
  1. Open the Windows Device Manager
  2. Verify there are no conflicts or errors listed anywhere in Device Manager. If conflicts exist skip down to conflicts section.
  3. Verify no other devices are listed. If other devices are listed skip down to other devices section.
  4. Verify that your "Sound, video and game controllers" category is listed, if not skip down to the missing sound card section.
  5. If no conflicts or other devices are listed and your sound card is listed with no conflicts, skip to the next section.
If you are unable to locate additional information about your issue or are unable to resolve the issue, follow the below steps.
  1. Under Sound, Video and game controllers highlight each device and press the delete key to remove the device.
  2. Reboot the computer.
  3. As the computer is booting the system will detect the sound card and any of it's devices and re-install those devices. If prompted for a location of drivers, try pointing it to your sound card CD and/or your Windows CD. If this does not work or is unable to locate the proper files, you will need to get the latest sound drivers from your sound card manufacturer.

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Multimedia audio controller


This indicates that the sound drivers are missing from your computer. You will have to identify the sound card that is installed on your computer before proceeding with downloading the correct driver. To identify the sound card, follow the steps below (Assuming that you are using Windows XP)

  1. Open Device Manager (Right-click My Computer>Properties>Hardware>Device Manager)
  2. The hardware whose drivers are missing will appear as Unknown device, so it’s easier to locate the device.
  3. Right click on the unknown device and click on Properties.
  4. Under the Properties window click on Details tab and select Device Instance Id from the drop down box.
  5. You should see a code similar to this
    PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27DC&SUBSYS_30868086&REV_01\4&1E46F438&0&40F0
  6. The portion of the code highlighted in RED is the Vendor ID and the portion highlighted in GREEN is the Device ID. In this example:
    Vendor ID = 8086
    Device ID = 27DC
  7. Once you have obtained both the IDs, proceed to www.pcidatabase.com . There you can either search for the vendor from the vendor ID or directly get information about the device along with the vendor name by searching with the device ID.

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No sound


Go into device manager. Find your sound device, click on the "+" to open it, then right click on the device itself. Finally click on re-install driver. Reboot and that should fix it..

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Mar 18, 2009 | HP Pavilion 513n (P9850A#ABA) PC Desktop

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Re-install window xp on laptop and the sound device is missing


You'll need to install the driver for that particular sound device - Windows doesn't have drivers for every single piece of hardware ever made. (You can probably download it from the site of the sound device manufacturer, or the site of the computer manufacturer.)

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Audio device driver gone missing


you have to find out what kind of audio device sound card onboard etc a card will say on it for onboard you may have to find out what kind of mtherboard you have or look a the manual if you have it then when you find out what kind of device you have go to driverguide.com take a survey ,register and its free

Jul 11, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Sound


Did you have sound before?
If yes then follow this for xp:
Start/control panel/Sounds, Speech, & Audio Devices/Sound & Audio Devices. Is page greyed out? If yes then most likely its your sound card or on board sound, or your missing drivers.
If not greyed out go to "Sounds" tab, click on any "Program events" sound under Windows then click little black arrow next to browse on bottom right . Sound? If the arrow is greyed out then its the same; audio hardware device or audio driver.
If there is still no sound click on "Hardware" tab and first Sound,video and game controller then "properties". This will tell you under "Device status" if this device is working properly. Do this for each Sound, video ect.... selection in the list. I have found there are usually 6 listings. If not then you are most likely missing a sound driver.

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No sound


Yes goto your control panel, open Sytem and see Device Manager. If there is any icon with yellow color in the list, it means you have missing driver. If you have any missing driver that might be for your audio controller. If so then you have to install the driver for the device. Install the driver and enjoy.

Note: If you don't have driver then Ask Me for that with your sound card manufacturer name and model no.

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Iqbal

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