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I have a dell 170l computer and can not get any sound. the device manager says everything is working. i cannot adjust the volume control. the controls are grey and nothing happens when i try to adjust

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Goto the Dell website eg. www.dell.co.uk
Click Tech support
Click Home user
Click Drivers/ downloads
Select Optiflex 170L
Confirm
Select operating system E.G .Windows XP
Seect Audio
Select Anolgue Device Drivers
Donload & setup
Lookin toolbar for download progress

The driver downloaded is "SoundMax" To check whether soundmax already exists Goto Run then search soundmax

Good luck, Gwenorm

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