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My Dell Inspiron 6000 stopped playing sound. I uninstalled and reinstalled SigmaTel driver. This did not work.

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It could very well be the application used to generate the sound. The application's volume could be low/mute. Also, the Control Panel's applet for sound should show the default device. With some sound driver applets, the speaker configuration should be changed to reflect the way that the speakers are set up on this device. Although this is a notebook, it's fair to mention that external speakers often require a power source & to be turned on. As for your notebook, it has several function-specific buttons & some affect the volume. Make sure that neither the mute button nor the volume-reducing button is stuck. Check for a speaker status indicator on the notebook's base (as opposed to on the display). Make sure that that status indicator is not orange (because that would mean that the speakers are on mute). Again, I feel that the issue more than likely to be the selected speaker configuration (2/3.1/4/5.1/etc.).

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Does it show that the device is working properly in the device manager? You could try and use system restore to roll back windows to a time when the sound was working. Windows may have updated software and caused problem with audio. If you roll back the system to a time when you know the sound was working then the on board audio may be defective. Have you tried plugging in headphones in the headphone jack and check if there is sound? Are the sound properties muted? The laptop speakers or internal amp may have stopped working also.

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At the link below is the Sigmatel Audio Driver download for your system. However. try installing the chipset driver first, reboot and then install the audio driver.

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Please try this link

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Hi artifax,

I have a suggestion/solution for this that I need you to try. Here it is:

first, go to add or remove programs, look for Creative/SoundBlaster and Sigmatels listed there and uninstall every one of them. Then, go to Device manager and uninstall Creative/Soundblaster/Sigmatel under sound and game controllers. reboot the system.

now download and run this,
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then download and install this,
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Do not install any Creative first, then let me know if this works.

I'll be waiting for your reply.

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There are two sides of the problem. Hardware and software. To check whether the hardware is defective:

Try running the Pre-boot System Assessment (PSA):
1. Shutdown system
2. Press and hold on the "Fn" key.
3. Press the power button to turn the system on while holding on the "Fn" key.
4. Run the PSA until you get to the "colored bars". Then press "N" to say no.
5. Should you hear the beep codes, that means that the sound card is working fine. If you don't hear anything, then you need to replace your motherboard.

Now if your hear beeps that means that there's something wrong with the driver and audio settings. Do the following:

1. Right-click on My Computer then click on Properties
2. Click on Hardware then Device Manager
3. Click on the (+) beside Sound and Audio Devices
4. Right click on Sigmatel then click "Uninstall".
5. Go to support.dell.com
6. Click on Drivers and Downloads
7. Enter the Service Tag of your system (found at the bottom of your laptop)
8. Then download the audio driver. Just save it on your desktop first.
9. Restart the computer.
10. Install the driver.
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Please rate this solution if this helps.

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