Go to the folder on the hard drive to which you unpacked the driver files c: Hi Jim; jimco wrote: However your audio was not working so in your case it was not “optional” but necessary that you installed the driver. Now go to this driver and download it, then install it: Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

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Apparently, if you attempt an Audigy HD sound install and either a dont complete it b stop installation because lack of activation key or c anything like that, you stop the audio service because the audio service is dependent on the windows audio endpoint builder and that too dell inspiron 6400 sound stopped.

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Where can I find them in my system? There is sound if I plug in soud head set but there is no sound from the laptop speakers; even no system sounds as well. Before answering ‘no’ to a question, make note of the circumstances at that point so you dell inspiron 6400 sound know in general what the error code means.

I also realized I had not installed SP2 in the right order any of the several times I did a clean install. Rarely there will still be a problem with the installation at this point in XP.


To run Dell Diagnostics inspiroj.

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Dell inspiron 6400 sound to Laptops forum 4 total posts. Is it possible to extend the existing RAM size of the dell inspiron 15 model laptop with i3 7th generation processor?

Dell Diagnostics plays an instrumental piece of music complete with drums, so if cell only hear some tones then you have only run the PSA. The internal speakers are not connected to the usb device; you have to use external speakers with it. Select ‘Custom’, then the audio tests. Select ‘Diagnostic’ from the boot menu. I don’t know where it is on the system board of thebut if you want to disassemble your computer the service manual. I thought I did, but it didn’t ask me for my service tag Inspiron 17R battery plugged in not charging.

Dell Diagnostics should open after the PSA tests, or you should see an dell inspiron 6400 sound to open it.

No sound from Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop

To sum up, Dell means “optional” and “recommended” to apply to people who already have a necessary driver and are updating it to a newer version. How do I proceed from here?

I don’t know what this is, version 5. In the case of Vista there was a native driver that worked good enough to produce basic audio.


If you hear the distortion during the test it definitely means there is a hardware failure somewhere in the system. Soumd forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. There is a fix available if that is the case.

You do not need it for your laptop to produce audio. Inspiron Sigmatel sound card not working.

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Dell inspiron 6400 – No sound

dell inspiron 6400 sound Help, my PC with Windows 10 won’t shut down properly Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won’t shut down properly. No audio device found. To download and install the drivers: I was so happy i could find it!!!

I cannot get audio from speakers or headphones. I have two PCI devices that have yellow exclamation points. After you have performed an Operating System re-installation, install dell inspiron 6400 sound audio driver following this order of installation: I have reinstalled the sigmatel audio codec but no help.