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Soun Level Changing Dell Inspiron 5135

I have a problem with my sound, i would be watching a movie and all of a sudden the volume will decrease on ts own, and i can;t get it back to the original level, it has happened with WMP 11 and with cyberlink DVD player. I've tried all sorts of stuff but the same thing keeps happening.
What can I do

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  • brandonpeter Mar 09, 2009

    Well I don't know what esle to say, I will be watching a DVD and the volume jus drops on its own, the movie continues to play but i cant even raise the volume using the volume bar, i don't understand it really

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Have you considered just buying and installing a PCI sound card bike Sounblaster? I t is likely much better that what you have and it is not all that expensive,especially via the internet. Most "onboard sound" is a comprimize based upon cost of the motherboard.
     

    Check newegg. com    or      Tiger. com 
     to name just two. 

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I believe you have a problem with the electronic section of your sound on your motherboard.If it were a software problem is would not have worked at all. The other option , other that adding a sound card is to replace the motherboard.. Even that is cheaper that trying to have someone find the problem and repair you presentl motherboard. 

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