Tell us about your experience with our site. That being said, you MAY be able to find a compatible driver download via Dell’s Download pages – but I think you may be SOL if you don’t know the original Vista computer’s 6 or 7 digit “tag” number. Andre Da Costa Replied on November 25, Did this solve your problem? Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. I also wanted to say that when I ran the bios diagnostics that sound does work on the PC, so this is just a software issue. Did the computer come with Win10 preinstalled, did you do a clean install of Win10, or did you upgrade a Win7 computer or a Win8.
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If the onboard qindows will not work you can disable it and use a USB add-on sound card which is not expensive. That being said, you MAY be able to find a compatible driver download via Dell’s Download pages – but I think you may be SOL if you don’t know the original Vista computer’s 6 or 7 digit “tag” number.
As you may know by now, Windows Update automatically installs e. I also wanted to say that when I ran the bios diagnostics that sound does work on the PC, so this is just a software issue. Reply to this post with a status report. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service inspirkn.
How satisfied are you with this reply? Did the computer come with Win10 preinstalled, did you do a clean install of Win10, or did you upgrade a Win7 computer or a Win8.
Dell Inspiron no audio after upgrading to Windows 10 – Microsoft Community
Thanks for marking this as the answer. I have attempted everything including contacting Dell and installing their recommended driver.
Your OS version history’s left me scratching my head here. Did this solve your problem?
Were you running Win8 or Win8. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. This site in windosw languages x. I have the same question How long has KB been failing to install according to your Update History? Its likely incompatible with Windows We are volunteers willing to help you try to resolve this issue. BradAg Replied on November 26, Run a manual check for updates and see if KB will successfully install now.
Did you format the HDD prior to installing Win8?
Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop sound card drivers
Had Vista upgraded to Win 8 and then Win10 3. My recommendation would be to downgrade to Windows 7 to maintain compatibility. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.
Yes McAfee but that was back in Vista days 5. In reply to BradAg’s windos on November 26, Andre Da Costa Replied on November 25, Was the computer sold to you as a brand-new, never-been-used-by-anyone-else computer or as a used refurbished computer?
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Dell Inspiron 1420 no audio after upgrading to Windows 10
Tell you the truth, I’m surprised such old hardware worked when you were running Win8! After upgrading my Dell Inspiron to Windows 10, I have never had audio come out on the laptop speakers.
I have a feeling it is the audio chip driver on the laptop. Did you purchase Win8 or? Sold as brand new 2.