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  • Forum Thread: Dell Precision M3800 - Weird headphone audio distortion in right ear

    Hi, I have a strange problem with my laptop. Whenever I use headphones, I get bass distortion in the right ear when the volume goes beyond a certain point. I thought it was a headphone problem, but I tried updating the audio drivers and the problem went away temporarily, which proved that it was a...
  • Forum Thread: E7440: Audio Jack does not detect any plugging in anymore

    Hello all, I am reporting a strange issue. I am using E7440 with Windows 7 64-bit with Realtek HD Audio driver (as shown below). My computer also has "DELL AUDIO" management utility. Previously, both laptop speakers and external headphones were working fine and whenever I used to...
  • Forum Thread: wave maxaudio driver for windows 8.1

    i have upgraded my dell XPS 15 (L501X) from windows 7 to windows 8.1....but one of the best feature of Sound WAVES MAXX AUDIO 3 DRIVER IS NOT ABLE TO INSTALL PLEASE SOLVE THIS PROBLEM
  • Forum Thread: No sound coming from XPS L502X

    The sound from my laptop stopped working and I am not sure why. I have looked through as many settings as I could and can not diagnose the problem. The headphone jacks work perfectly fine and the playback devices show that sound is playing, but nothing is coming out. Any suggestions?
  • Forum Reply: RE: No Audio on XPS M1710

    I know this is several years late but to be honest... I just fixed my Dell XPS M1710 after all that time too. Kind of makes it useless but here's what I did. A few years back my display was going and it was distorted with blue and green streaks while in windows and if in Dos.... random lettering...
  • Forum Thread: No microphone on Dell Inspiron 15 3521

    Hey, i have the Inspiron 15 3521 with windows 8.1 and it does not recognize the internal microphone. For example when I go to "Speech Recognition" and press "Set Up Microphone" I get 3 Options "Headset Microphone", "Desktop Microphone" and "Other" and...
  • Forum Thread: Headset Jack Input

    I have two different dell laptops, one is working for me and the other is not. I am plugging in an adapted 3.5 cable that converts to a 2.5 after going through a transistor to record audio. It's kink of like a plug in microphone. The problem is getting the headset jack to understand what it is...
  • Forum Thread: Sound, audio, and game drivers missing!

    Computer stopped playing audio and was advised to update the audio drivers in the sound audio and game drivers list in the device manager, when no such thing exists for me. I need to download them, and when i run the dell diagnostics thing, it doesn't come up. I have a dell inspirion 15r n5110
  • Forum Thread: Headphone jack not working

    Hi, I have recently purchased my Inspiron 15R 5521 and had to format it for some reason. The audio is perfectly fine in speaker mode. However when my headphone or earphone is attached to the audio jack, the volume still remains in speaker mode. This problem didn't occur earlier before I had to...
  • Forum Thread: Line-in won't detect headphones audio?

    I recently got a new headset, and the Line-in won't detect the headphones. I've messed around with it a bit, and apparently it detects the microphone just fine. I have tried updating the audio drivers, and really can't come up with anything else that might work. Several months ago I was messing...
  • Forum Reply: RE: headphone volume way too loud

    I have the same system (brand new precision M6800) and the same problem. The headphone volume is extremely loud, at least four times as loud as it needs to be. I was lucky I had the volume set to only 50% when I first plugged in my headphones or I'd have lost my hearing. 10-15% of max volume is more...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15 ~ 3521 ... Audio Software Fails to Launch

    I just got a brand new Dell Laptop and installed a software for recording with an external microphone. I installed the latest driver designed for Win 8. I connected the hardware and microphone to the laptop as instructed. Everything on that side is done according to installation procedure. When I double...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E6540 audio issue with headphones

    Hi, I just received a Latitude E6540 running Windows 7 Pro, but when I plug in headphones sound keeps going through internal speakers. It seems no jack is detected. I uninstalled the Realtek driver (with the driver files deletion option selected), but even with the Microsoft driver I still get no sound...
  • Forum Thread: Headphones???

    I recently got a brand new Dell Inspiron 15. It is a VERY nice computer. BUT when i plug headphones in, they register, but come up as speakers. They wont play through the headphones. HELP
  • Forum Reply: RE: Can't be heard on webcam

    Hello, I have the same problem. I have Inspirion 15R 5520 for a long time now, and it was working great, but a month ago I realised that my mic doesn't work. I tried everything you said, and nothing works! By the was, there is NO hidden devices or any devices exept the theese two. . .Help please...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 17R SPECIAL EDITION Wave Maxx Audio 4 gone with clean windows 8.1 installation

    I performed clean installation of windows 8.1 on my INSPIRON 17R 7720 SPECIAL EDITION and then installed all the drivers provided on dell website. When i played music then i noticed that audio quality wasn't the same , it was just tastless and dull . I am missing Waves MaxxAudio 4.0 which i could...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R 5520 Internal Audio Isn't Working

    My Inspiron had working audio for the first few months of use. Then, it started to work sometimes, then sometimes stop working. When I first start up the laptop, the first thing that happens that should give me sound, I hear a popping sound from the internal speakers then all sound is gone. For me to...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Right Channel not working through headphones.

    Hello everybody, I came up against a very difficult problem with my DELL Inspiron 15R (Inspiron 15R 5537) which I recently bought. There is a Hissing sound when listening to laptop with headphones but only on the left ear. There is no such problem with the speakers but it only appears when I activate...
  • Forum Thread: Sigma Tel High Definition Audio CODEC, a way of bypassing the headphone jack signal

    So I dug out my old Dell Inspiron 1721 the other week for nostalgias sake, and now have decided to continue using it for messing about on and watching movies as the screen a good deal bigger than my everyday laptop. Unfortunately I had forgotten the issue I had with the headphone jack. The jack itself...
  • Forum Thread: Updated to 8.1, lesser sound quality (Inspiron 15R)

    Hello, So I've now installed Windows 8.1 on my Inspiron 15R laptop, and I wish I didn't. Ever since it's installed it's constantly performaning maintenance. But that's an other case. I've decided to download all the neccessary drivers from the Dell website just to be sure. I remember...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dell Inspiron volume icon,quickset,and battery meter

    Try this to get it to stay..AFTER u select the check box under control panel, Sounds/Devices or whatever the menu topic was, then go back to your desktop. Right click on the task bar at the bottom. At bottom of that menu click Properties. At the bottom of the window that opens you will see a "Hide...
  • Forum Thread: Audio Not working After Re-Installing Windows 7 On Dell Inspiron n4010

    I have just re-installed windows 7 32 bit on my laptop but after installing everything only th sound is not working i have tried every software that i know to search and find the specific driver but still in vain please help me out its now almost a week now and i have not got any solution yet. Any...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 3450 Speakers Crackle and Pop

    I have had my Dell Vostro 3450 since July or August of 2011 now and the speakers seemed to work fine until around January 2012 when I started to notice a crackle and pop sound coming out from the internal speakers and also through my headphones when I plugged them into the audio jack. As a college...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1737 Keeps Losing Audio

    Studio 1737. Running Vista 64-bit. Downloaded audio driver "IDT 92HD73C1 Audio" from the Dell site and updated driver. All was well for a day or two and I lost sound again. The weird thing is when I look at the little mixer it's as if it's playing audio, just can't hear anything...
  • Forum Thread: Audio

    Here is a website that lists Dell audio devices. You can look up the missing files and install. Hope this helps. It helped me replace my audio driver and got my speaker to work again. http://ftp.us.dell.com/audio/