Dell Latitude D530

  robihun 14:04 PM 20 Oct 11
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Have just Re-installed XP Pro sp3 on comp for friend where bios was locked,got around that,but now No audio on laptop at all!Tried D/genius,d/loaded drivers from Dellsite,all to no avail,Realtek AC97,sigmatel stac,nothing working!! any and all help REALLY Appreciated.Thanks.Bob.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:05 PM 20 Oct 11

Use SIW to find exactly what sound chip is installed before attempting to load any old driver

loading the wrong driver may be causing conflicts make sure all old drivers are cleared from the registry

  robihun 21:33 PM 20 Oct 11

many thanks fruitbat,never had or tried fixing a dell before,and it has been a nightmare!!comp was a doorstop for all purposes,so chuffed with myself when got it going,didnt bother to run full diag,spent 3days now!serves me right being self taught and finding out how little i really know.Once again big thankyou for taking the time.Bob.

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