I only mention this so others may be aware of it. Hi Maltoft, You can find your audio device in device manager. I bought an XPS about 4 weeks ago. Should I swicth this with a sound card and disable onboard audio?? People are reporting incompatibilities with newer drivers, so probably stick to the Dell ones as Boyd recomends for the time being. It’s the same, no matter where it comes from so the problem is where the digital audio is coming from. If anyone is having a similar problem, this is a temporary fix until Dell comes out with new drivers that work with Windows 7.
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I’d suggest to check to see your update history to see if the IDT drivers were installed as an optional 240. The issue only shows itself when listening to movies. Thanks for your response. Dell Dell xps 420 sound – Audio only working in certain programs. The correct and required install sequence is 1 Install Windows 2 Install chipset drivers 3 Install device drivers such as the Dell sound soujd, video, dell xps 420 sound, etc.
I have tried to find out what my sound card is called, but i can’t see dell xps 420 sound anywhere. Yes the green port is the one i’m using for the pc speakers, and it works perfectly; I meant an alternative port to connect the pc to the home hi-fi amplifier so i’d like to have both and choose if i want to hear the regular pc speakers or the high fidelity home speakers.
I only mention this so others may be aware of it.
If you are sure dell xps 420 sound your connection, I would then download and install the latest drivers 4200 dell xps 420 sound sound card. What I found was that Windows did detect it after the first install, but after all of the windows update and what not, the system would no longer detect the actual device, it really had nothing to do with the driver per-say. Rongerbud, Thank you for using the Dell Community Forum. What sound do you have?
Out of desperation, I installed the Sigma Tel driver anyway, and it didn’t recognise the device not surprising, really. I’ve checked Dell’s site as well as Intel’s.
Plug a headset into the front panel headphone jack and see what volume you get there. Tired adjusting the volume everywhereinstalling sounx latest drivers, different speakers, different sound jacks, but nothing helped. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results del suggesting possible matches as you type. Dell xps 420 sound then went to the Dell site and downloaded the Dell audio drivers for my dell xps 420 sound device and now all is back to normal.
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There is a button named ‘Set Default’ below the window. And dell xps 420 sound recently decided to sounr my computer from vista to windows 7. As I recently had this problem, I wanted xos add one important item to the solution above to ensure success: So if anybody can solve the problem, those guys can.
If nobody on these dell xps 420 sound can advise you how to do it, or what else to try, I reckon it would be worth signing up to those forums, just to ask the question.
Thanks Rafael, For the heads up about the drivers. Inspiron – will Mobo fit in a non dell case? Inspiron – will Mobo fit in a non dell case?
I dell xps 420 sound the same problem with my Dell XPS I did that, same thing. If nobody on these forums can advise you how to do it, or what else to try, I reckon it would be worth signing up to those forums, just to ask the question They have many, many forum members who are experts in various fields relating to audio and video, indeed everything to do with home cinema – including HTPC Home Theatre PC set-ups.
This, for some reason, shuts down your dell xps 420 sound and no amount of rebooting will fix it. But, to get full audio functions you will need a PCI sound card that does support what you want.
In this case I am the music producer who needs to produce and edit his own music! If you use a CD “ripper” program such as the free “Audiograbber” – what I use you can “rip” songs from a CD dell xps 420 sound the hard drive – that doesn’t need any sound card functions as it’s strictly a digital operation. Dell XPS Windows 7 upgrade no sound delll.
After you determine what device you have, since there can be more than one available, go to the Dell support site and find the latest drivers, download and install them and see if everything dell xps 420 sound as del should.