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I am using windows vista. I have a Dell Inspiron 1525, and somehow, I can't get the volume to go up. Whenever I try to turn it up, it goes from 100% - 0% in about 1 second... I have tried reinstalling my sound card, but it would just say: this computer does not meet the minimum requirements to install this software. Setup will Exit. Yes, I have tried it with earphones on. However, 20 minutes later, it starts to work. my volume will go up if I try it after 20 minutes or so. Can anyone help with this problem?

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Try updating your drivers rather than reinstalling but it reads like your soundcard is on the way out

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