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Audio All the audio on my system ( Dell Inspiron 531 running Windows Vista) slows down at random intervals and it is driving me round the bend. Basically audio starts at normal speed and then slows and goes back to normal. Happens whether I am online or not and with video feeds too.

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  • Chutzpah May 11, 2008

    There can be nothing else running and it will happen. Its the speed that slows down. Volume stays the same.

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If your computer is running kind of sluggish, you can fix it with an easy clean up of your registry. Here's a link to a free scan that works well:
www.your-free-info.com/RegCure
I've used this one and it sped up my computer by quite a bit. Hopefully this helps.

Posted on May 13, 2008

If your computer is running kind of sluggish, you can fix it with an easy clean up of your registry. Here's a link to a free scan that works well:
www.your-free-info.com/RegCure
I've used this one and it sped up my computer by quite a bit. Hopefully this helps.

Posted on May 11, 2008

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Fix BIOS on Dell Inspiron 531 Vista Home Basic 32-bit


The BIOS may require flashing when an update is available or when replacing the system board.

  1. Turn on the computer.

  2. Locate the BIOS update file for your computer at the Dell Support website at support.dell.com.

  3. Click Download Now to download the file.

  4. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.

The File Download window appears.

  1. Click Save this program to disk, and then click OK.

The Save In window appears.

  1. Click the down arrow to view the Save In menu, select Desktop, and then click Save.

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I have the hp inspiron 531s.Can i burn cd or dvd??


Yes your computer has a DVD writer... It should have the software to burn DVDs and CDs


The Dell Inspiron 531 is a desktop personal computer with a Microsoft Windows operating system. An Inspiron equipped with a CD burner can be used to record audio discs using Windows Media Player, which comes installed on the Inspiron as a standard part of the software package Dell loads onto its computers. Blank, recordable discs and pre-recorded audio CDs are the only supplies needed for the project.


Read more: How to Burn Audio CDs With Dell Inspiron 531 ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6210098_burn-cds-dell-inspiron-531.html#ixzz1XyrRh8L7

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The dell 531s what type of cd rom .... is it a WR or DVD or both type od OS windows 7 or Vista


Hi,
The Inspiron 531s generally ships with the a DVD +- R/w drive. But a user can purchase a Blu-Ray DVD drive on it aswell. The operating system is windows Vista 32 bit.
To check the complete configuration on the computer. Connect your 531, to the internet and Click on the following Dell Link .

System Configuration link

1. enter your service tag and click on continue
2. Click on original system configuration to know what was shipped
3. Click on current system configuration to know what you are using now.

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Start up the "Task Manager" by right clicking on the task bar at the bottom and choosing "Task Manager".
Click on "Processes" and then click on the "CPU" tab in the middle and make sure the arrow is pointing down.

This will show you what is spiking your processor. More than likely you will see "spoolsv.exe" utilizing 90+% of the CPU. If this is the case, here are some steps to resolve it. If it is not the case and you see something else utilizing the CPU, other than System Idle, you may want to uninstall and reinstall that software. If the computer is still hanging and nothing is spiking the CPU, your best bet would be to do a hard drive diagnostics and/or memory diagnostics. Also look at the numbers down at the bottom and if your Physical Memory is around 80%, you may want to stop some programs from starting up when your computer boots up.

Here are the steps to resolve the spoolsv.exe spiking problem in Vista:

Click on "Start" > "Control Panel" > "Administrative Tools" > "Services"
Scroll down and look for "Print Spooler".
Right click on "Print Spooler" and click on "Stop"
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Click on "Start" > "Computer" > "Local Disk (Default setting)" > "Windows" > "Spool".
Delete all .SHD and .SPL files in this folder.
Reboot your system.

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hello, sounds like memory issue, I would say if you have more than one stick of memory in it remove one at a time and try it again.
also while you are at it reset BIOS by remove battery from motherboard and/or switching jumper setting.

hope it helps.

regards
Amar Sondhi

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your audio driver is not helpful for sound card which is you install on your pc.
plaese change this driver.
all windows have different driver for different devices.
so you install the driver compatible with window vista and sound card.

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