I have a set of speakers that can do it for me, but I’m also wondering what hardware I can use to increase the volume. Try running the audio test in Dell Diagnostics to check it. I did not have time to explain much yesterday, so getting back to your original question: First thing to try is reinstalling the sound driver, located here: If you do hear the audio that means the hardware is okay but there is a problem with the software or configuration. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Your external mic jack mic should work now.
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Inspiron — I have no sound! – Dell Community
Thanks for all your tips beforehand. Alternate between using headphones and listening dell inspiron 1501 audio speakers in case only one is working. Do it first for the Dell Notebook System Software because it needs to be installed before the Sigmatel audio driver. Please say which operating system the laptop has.
Write down this path so the executable I. Patricia Crawley anniemae Rep: Try running the audio test in Dell Diagnostics to check it.
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Sigmatel driver file name beginning with the letter R and delete dell inspiron 1501 audio folder s. Sigmatel is the brand and it dell inspiron 1501 audio manufactured by IDT. I apologize for not directing you imspiron the installation instructions, which are under the link named “View details” where you got the driver.
Presumably a mic plugged into the mic jack because the does not have an on-board mic. If you answer ‘no’ then the test generates an error code that means you indicated you did not hear the sounds it played, but it doesn’t pinpoint the dell inspiron 1501 audio component that has gone bad.
Or is it a matter of it simply being cheaper to purchase 1051 speakers? It should always be the Notebook System Software before anything else, then any chipset drivers, then the audio and inspigon drivers. The computer will run its pre-boot assessment tests for 3 or 4 minutes before the Dell Diagnostic starts.
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Install the Sigmatel audio driver. Here are a few other possibilities: My laptop is scrolling down by itself. I also have an Inspironthankfully still under extended warranty.
The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to C: If it is not dell inspiron 1501 audio then right click in the white area and select to show both disabled and disconnected devices. Then on the Recording tab of the Sound properties select the external mic as the default device.
Laptop won’t turn on. When I go control panel, and dell inspiron 1501 audio sounds,speech and audio devices tab, and click on “Sounds and Devices”, I can’t change anything, because the inspirom and mute buttons are all greyed out, as seen in the picture I’ve included: Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
This will test your audio system independently of Windows unspiron drivers, meaning it doesn’t matter if they are working correctly or not. These pre-boot tests play some beeps and tones through the system speaker but this doesn’t test the rest of the audio hardware, so you still need to let Deell Diagnostics run after the pre-boot tests finish. Download inspiiron package and save it to your desktop. Follow the on-screen installation dell inspiron 1501 audio.
If it is then when you plug anything into the mic jack you should get a popup box asking you if you plugged in a mic or a line-in device. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
I have tried playing a video, and music online, and I get nothing–the video works, the song is “playing”, but i get no dell inspiron 1501 audio out of my laptop. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.
The Inspiron model did not have a built-in mic like modern laptops have. Go to the Inspiron support page.